Outdoor Survival Basics

8:00 AM  –  12:00 PM

Mission Trails: Kumeyaay Campground

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  • Fitness level  1: Relaxed
  • Skill level  1: Beginner
  • Group size: 10

Do you know what to do if something goes awry on your next outdoor excursion? During this class you will learn practical tips and strategies that every outdoor traveler should know. We'll cover the 10 essentials and their practical applications. You'll also learn about emergency priorities, how to make an emergency shelter, how to locate and access drinking water, and how to start a fire. This class is designed for anyone who spends time outside and wants to build their confidence with outdoor skills.

  • Learn the 10 essentials and how to use them
  • Understand Survival Priorities
  • Practice building simple tarp shelters, filtering water, and starting a fire
  • Build confidence in your outdoor self-reliance skills

Mission Trails: Kumeyaay Campground

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Address: 2 Father Junipero Serra Trail, San Diego, CA 92119. Use Mission Gorge Rd to get here in the morning. The South entrance to Father Junipero Serra Trail is locked until 8am. Look for signage to the Kumeyaay Campground. Turn into campground. Park in Campground Day Use Area (no fee required).