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The purpose of our group is to get people together to learn and share information related to getting along in the great outdoors without a car or a radio or a barbecue grill. "Survival" means a lot of things to a lot of people and we'd love to hear your ideas on the topic. In the beginning we will probably get together infrequently, mostly for 2 or 3 night trips; the more people get involved, the more opportunities we'll have to meet up to talk and then go out to practice!

Imagine hiking into the woods with only a small day pack with gear, sleeping in a shelter that you built without tools, cooking food over a fire that you started from twigs, and leaving in the morning with only a few footprints to indicate anyone was ever there.  If you've ever wished you could leave the world behind and just head off into the woods, this is the group for you!

Skills you might learn with us include, but certainly aren't limited to:

Fire lighting
Shelter building
Survival psychology and strategy
Priorities of survival
Attracting attention
Use of sharp implements
Knife/Axe sharpening
Acquiring food
Basic knots
Improvised cordage
Wilderness cooking
Sourcing safe water
Camp craft
Basic stalking
Camoflage and concealment
Emergency first aid
Survival equipment selection
Wilderness hazard identification
and more!

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  • Jun 19, 2015 · 3:00 PM

    Beginner Level Camp Cancelled-check the July outing!

    1 Member

    Any last minute interest? Join the July outing. This weekend, we will focus on basic survival skills, shelter building and fire starting. We will arrive late on Friday... Learn more
  • Jun 19, 2015 · 3:00 PM

    Beginner Level Camp

    1 Member

    This weekend we will focus on basic survival skills, shelter building and fire starting for new members who haven’t been out with the group, but old members are also... Learn more
  • Jun 1, 2015 · 8:00 AM

    Beginner Camp

    1 Member

    This weekend we will focus on basic survival skills, shelter building and fire starting. All levels are welcome and also your expertise will be appreciated since I am... Learn more
  • May 15, 2015 · 8:30 AM

    Flintknapping workshop May 15-17

    1 Member

    This program is a window into the past. We will learn how early humans discovered and created stone tools using a variety of techniques. This 3 day class focuses on... Learn more
  • Apr 11, 2015 · 9:00 AM

    Learn Spring Edibles and how to interpret bird language!

    4 Members | 5.00

    Learn important spring edibles and how to tell them from other plants. We may also diverge into traditional medicinal uses of spring flora. Also, learn to explore the... Learn more
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  • Lisa Coray founded Massachusetts Survival and Primitive Skills

    on December 30

Founded Dec 30, 2010

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