New Grand Canyon & Hawaii Primitive Survival Trips Are Go!

Greetings Primitives! California Survival School is proud to announce “on demand” primitive survival trips to the Grand Canyon and Hawaii starting October 2013! This change to our programming will allow our students to pick trip dates that best suit their needs so that an unforgettable survival adventure can happen whenever you are ready. Both destinations […]

California Survival School at Elements Gathering July 27th

Come join California Survival School and head instructor Dan Baird at Elements Gathering on July 27th, 2013. Top primitive skills instructors from all over the country will be on hand for an entire week offering students the chance to learn everything from making stone blades and primitive hunting to ancient pottery and camouflage techniques. Check […]

Upcoming Animal Tracking and Wilderness Awareness Class – August 24th 2013

“For 99 percent of the time  we’ve been on Earth, we were hunter and gatherers, our lives dependent on  knowing the fine, small details of our world.   Deep inside, we still have a longing to be reconnected with the nature  that shaped our imagination, our language, our song and dance, our sense of the  divine.  – Janine […]

WilderSkills is here!

Hey Folks! California Survival School is proud to announce the launch of  WilderSkills, our sister program for youth in the SF Bay Area. WilderSkills is a lifechanging primitive skills and deep nature connection community for California youth ages 10 to 17. Our motto is “Ancient skills, Wild Adventures, & Deep Connection”. Learn more at or check […]

California Survival School on ABC 7 News Los Angeles!

Hey friends! California Survival School was recently featured on ABC 7 News Los Angeles with Alysha Del Valle. This video of the interview provides a great overview of some of the great offerings our programs our now providing to California Residents.

Havasupai Primitive Skills Adventures Announced.

Exciting News! California Survival School announced in June that it will begin running regular five day primitive skills adventure trips to Havasupai in the Grand Canyon beginning in July 2012. These trips will allow students take development of primitive skills learned to the next level as they get some dirt time in one of the Grand Canyon’s most scenic […]