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Date & Time
Saturday, April 28

Member: $65;
Nonmember: $85;

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Appleton Farms
Hamilton and Ipswich, MA

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This event is offered by REI Outdoor School

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REI Wilderness Survival: 3 - Season Skills

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  • Fitness level 2Easy Active
    Well marked trails in flat or rolling terrain with some possible steep sections. Elevation changes of up to 1000 feet over distances of less than 5 miles per day. Altitude is below 7000 ft. 

  • Skill level 1Beginner
    I feel comfortable walking on well marked trails close to my home, but not exploring new trails. I'd like to learn the basics of camping.

  • Minimum age: 13

  • Group size: 10

Join REI Outdoor School for a wilderness survival class focusing on 3-season skills that could save your life. During this class you will learn practical tips and strategies that every outdoor traveler should know, including: emergency priorities; how to make an emergency shelter; how to locate and access drinking water; and how to make your own emergency kit with all the essentials. You will also participate in interactive scenarios to practice and hone your skills. This class is designed for anyone who spends time outdoors.

  • As a result of this class, participants will gain knowledge regarding
  • Emergency Kits/Essentials
  • Emergency Priorities
  • Emergency Shelters
  • Water location and procurement.


Bring to class:


  • 2 Liters of Water - At least two one-liter water bottles, such as a Nalgene bottle, or a large hydration bladder, such as a Camelbak.
  • Daypack - Large enough to carry water, food and layers.
  • Lunch & Snacks
  • Rain Gear - Waterproof/resistant jacket, pants and hat.


  • Camp Chair - Bring a chair that can fit in your pack or is easy to carry.
  • Hydration Compatible Day Pack - 1000-2000 cubic inches with 70-100 oz water bladder

Provided by REI:

  • Group First Aid Kit

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