Bushcraft 101 (Bartlesville)


Course Description

Have you ever watched one of those reality survival shows and thought that you could do that?

This class will cover the basic skills that anyone who ventures into the outdoors can use. Learn the core principles of Bushcraft skills which include using and maintaining your tools, how to make fires, how to build a shelter, how to find food and water, and how to use a map and compass to navigate in the wilderness. Learn how to take a minimal amount of gear into the woods and not only survive but thrive.

Class will consist of six evenings in the classroom and a Saturday in the outdoors testing your newly learned skills. The first five classes will meet from 6:00-8:00pm, and the last class will meet from 6:00-9:00pm. The final day of class will be Saturday from 8:00am-4:00pm. Ages 15-17 must be accompanied by a paying adult. List of required supplies will be given at time of enrollment.

Dates Days Cost Instructor Location Times
10/24/17-11/11/17 TThS $129 Brandon Shofner Bartlesville 10/24/17-11/7/17 (TTh) 6:00-8:00pm / 11/09/17 (Th) 6:00-9:00pm / 11/11/17 (S) 8:00am-4:00pm

About the Instructor:


Brandon Shofner is a former Marine Combat Engineer who served 10 years active duty. While on active duty, USMC Staff Sergeant Shofner taught classes ranging from landmine warfare, patrolling, and land navigation to survival and mountaineering. Shofner has been practicing Bushcraft for over 17 years, during which his skills have been put to the test in every climate on the planet. Shofner brings a common sense approach to teaching and is a firm believer that each student must learn by getting their hands “dirty” in a positive environment where they are guided to success. Bushcraft is a passion of Shofner’s that he endeavors to share with others.

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