Ancient Ways 5 Day Primitive Hawaiian Island Adventure!

– 5 Day Primitive Survival & Camping Adventure on Oahu, HI. – Expert Primitive Survival Instruction, Comfortable Low-tech Island Camping. – Guided Hikes Through Pristine Island Forests & Secluded Beach Spots. – All necessary permits, gear and meals provided. – Recommended experience for age 8+. – You choose the date, we book the trip!   […]

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 WilderSkills.com or check […]

What About Bad Weather?

At California Survival School we believe that weather is neither good nor bad, it just is! As such, we operate rain or shine and do not cancel classes for rainy, windy or hot, etc. days. We just ask that students dress appropriately for the weather (and come prepared for potential changes in weather!). We also […]

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.

5 Day Grand Canyon Primitive Survival Adventure!

– 5 Day Primitive Survival & Camping Adventure. – Expert Primitive Survival Instruction, Comfortable Low-tech Camping. – Guided Hikes Through Some of the Grand Canyon’s Most Breathtaking Spots – All necessary permits, gear and meals provided. – Recommended experience for age 12+. – You choose the date, we book the trip!       5 […]

10/24/12 – 5 Day Havasupai Primitive Survival Adventure

Join up to 9 other students and three staff members for 5 days to experience Havasupai falls natural and cultural wonders on one of the most the unique primitive living experiences found anywhere in the world. Leaving the high-tech, modern world behind, you explore the desert washes, mountain trails, and breathtaking mineral blue streams and […]

Orange County + Los Angeles

Firestone Scout Reservation – 19001 Tonner Canyon Rd, Brea, CA 92821 Driving directions to Firestone Scout Reservation can be obtained by clicking on the Google maps image below. Please Note: After exiting the 57N Freeway and turning left onto Tonner Canyon Road, you will immediately arrive at a security gate guarding the access road to […]