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 […]

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 […]

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 […]