surviving
in the wild

The Young Explorers survival groups practice a wide variety of bushcraft and survival skills such as advanced firemaking, finding and processing water and food, or bivouacking. This is the opportunity for kids who love the wilderness to experience adventure and grow together as a group while being individually coached.

 

Package includes:

  • handpicked team of 8 students
  • 4 full-day trips per school term
  • comfortable transfer to and from destination
  • locally-sourced organic lunch
  • valuable content und ambitious training
  • playful, age-appropriate fostering of knowledge
  • individual stimulation and supervision thanks to small group size
  • local weather report and clothing recommendation before every meeting
  • 10% discount on day camps, holiday camps, and birthday parties

Activities:

  • basic survival principles
  • erecting a shelter or bivouac
  • advanced firemaking with traditional methods
  • identifying and processing useful plants
  • developing improvisation skills
  • reading animal tracks
  • camouflage
  • animal stalking
  • building with and using renewable resources
  • navigating on mainland; orientation in every kind of terrain

Cost per student
€ 260 / semester

4 events in Lower Austria
incl. transfer und lunch

 

Taster

Students can often acquaint themselves with similar subject ranges at our regular afternoon, full-day, and week-long programs.

Getting a taster directly in the survival group is possible on one occasion before the new semester begins. After that, the group members explore long-term projects among themselves.

The taster is priced at € 68 as a regular day camp – transfer and lunch are included.

The group

“Bushwhackers”

for students aged 8 to 12

 

Ronnie Niedermeyer
Certified Outdoor Guide,
climbing instructor, GreenSkills graduate