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Wilderness Survival Skills Retreat

Wilderness Survival Skills Retreat

Wilderness Survival Skills Retreat Weekend with Ricardo Sierra takes place October 27 through October 29, 2023 at the Hawk Circle Education and Retreat Center in Cherry Valley, Otsego County, NY.

Hawk Circle Wilderness Education, Photo credit Hawk Circle Wilderness EduccationA wonderful opportunity to learn wilderness skills from Ricardo! He has over 40 years experience of practicing and teaching wilderness skills. His knowledge is vast, but he also keeps it super fun as he guides people into the forest to learn her gifts.

What You’ll Learn

• Fire Making Skills – One Match Fires, Fire By Friction and Flint, Steel & Magnesium Strikers
• Shelter Building and Insulation
Debris Shelters, Stacked Debris, Grass Mats
• Wood Carving, Spoons & Bowls
• Tree Identification Skills & Journaling
• Introduction to Animal Tracking
• Natural Movement & Awareness
• Natural Fiber String & Cord
• Campfire Cooking & more.


Program Dates: October 27-29, 2023
Program Fee: $645 includes all meals & lodging

Arrive: Friday by 4:00pm, Dinner served at 6:00pm
Depart: Sunday by 12:00, noon.

Please Note: This program is suitable for adults and older teens. We are not able to accommodate dogs during this retreat.


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