Books & Equipment for Classes

Please note, we have tried to keep student expenses to a minimum. The equipment listed below is the least expensive we could find without compromising quality and reliability. If you have an alternative you would like to use as a substitute, contact us.

Nature Skills Certification Books & Equipment

REQUIRED Nature Skills Books

Medicine at Your Feet

When All Hell Breaks Loose

Recommended Nature Skills Books

The SAS Survival Handbook

How to Identify Plants

REQUIRED Nature Skills Equipment

Survival Fire Steel

Rite in the Rain Notebook

Emergency Bivouac

Hand Magnifier

Compass

Knife (you can use an alternate knife to this one but it must be full tang with sheath or folding knife with lock-back blade)

Tent (or equivalent: hammock shelter, tarp and groundcloth)

Comfortable closed-toe footwear or Vibram toe shoes.

At least one complete layer of wool, silk or non-cotton upper body clothing

Non-cotton long pants and shorts

Long sleeved light cotton sun shirt/mosquito shirt

Fleece, sweatshirt, or wool sweater

Raincoat or poncho

Sunblock

Swim suit

Food

Snacks

Headlamp or flashlight with extra batteries

Sleeping bag and sleeping pad

Hat

Water bottle & water

Bowl, cup, fork, and spoon

Pencils

Water purification tablets (with Tetraglycine Hydroperiodide) ~ available at Long’s Drugs in the camping section.

Vitamin C tablets or capsules

Personal toiletries

Toilet paper

Small garden shovel

Recommended Nature Skills Equipment

Cotton bandanas  (work as camp towels, emergency bandages, fire billows, extra containers, shade flaps on sunhats, hot pads etc.)

Camera

Musical Instruments

Camp Towel

Field Guide(s)

Clippers

Folding saw

Star chart

Pleasure reading

Tabis (felt-bottomed water shoes available at Long’s Drugs)

 

 

Wild Crafting Certification Books & Equipment

Required Wild Crafting Books

Medicine at Your Feet

 Recommended Wild Crafting Books

Rite in the Rain Notebook

How to Identify Plants

Required Wild Crafting Equipment

Tabis (felt-bottomed water shoes [or felt-bottomed Booties] available at Long’s Drugs)

Hand Magnifier

Knife (you can use an alternate knife to this one but it must be full tang with sheath or folding knife with lock-back blade)

Comfortable closed-toe footwear or Vibram toe shoes.

Long sleeved light cotton sun shirt/mosquito shirt

Raincoat or poncho

Sunblock

Swim suit

Food

Snacks

Hat

Water bottle & water

 

 Recommended Wild Crafting Equipment

Leather Gloves

Camera

Folding saw

Clippers