Global Backcountry Survival Training And Adventures

Adventures of a Lifetime. Every Time.

Through single-day training adventures, multi-day advanced courses, and the toughest “clothes-on-your-back only” international expeditions in the world, California Survival School trains more students each year to be safe and lead lives of adventure outdoors than any other survival training program world-wide.

California Survival School’s International survival training programs and world-class survival instructors have been featured with National Geographic, Good Morning America, History Channel, Forbes, and more.

No matter your skill level or background, Team CSS is ready to help you start your training adventure today.

Core Survival Skills Training - California Survival School

Survival Tools & Traps Training - California Survival School

Core Survival Skills Training - California Survival School
International Adventures - California Survival School

Team Building - California Survival School

Our courses and trips cover everything from primitive wilderness survival, wilderness first-aid, and practical bushcraft skills, to tactical survival training, Urban Survival and Emergency Preparedness, and more.

California Survival School’s wide range of wilderness survival training options include:

Core Survival Skills Adventure Trainings

Primitive wilderness survival tactics to handle critical survival needs like emergency plan development, temperature regulation, primitive water finding / sterilization, caloric management, and more in a wilderness survival situation.

Ancient Survival Tools and Traps

Learn the art of creating ancient survival gear like stone blades, natural rope, coal-burned tools, and primitive glues used to produce everything from friction fire to hunting traps.

5 Day Grand Canyon Desert Survival Adventures

Explore primitive desert living techniques in the ancient heart of the Grand Canyon.

5 Day Primitive Island Survival Expeditions

Learn to master traditional island living skills on our exclusive Hawaiian primitive adventure.

Team building Adventures

Innovative wilderness team-building adventures

WilderSkills™ Youth Primitive Skills Summer Camps

Primitive survival & nature awareness summer camp for kids ages 7-13.

Private Wilderness Survival Events

Completely customized survival training & trips.