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PE 1613: Wilderness Survival Skills

Starting a fire with sticks

Learn what you can do to feel comfortable spending a night alone in the backcountry with limited resources. This course covers general backcountry safety, shelters, signaling, water and food procurement, navigation, and fire starting, as well as nature observation skills and local natural history. 

Details

Course Fee

Students: $290
Community: $365
CU Faculty/Staff: $320

Fee Notes

All group camping equipment and food

Attendance

First class is mandatory.
Students must attend all classes to receive PE credit.

Prerequisites

No previous experience.

Drop Deadline

September 3rd

Enrollment

Enroll through Student Center or by contacting COE at 607-255-6183 or coed@cornell.edu

Links

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Section 1 Schedule

Day

Date

Time

Sunday 9/12/21 9:00am to 12:00pm
Sunday 9/19/21 9:00am to 12:00pm
Sunday 9/26/21 9:00am to 12:00pm
Friday to Sunday  10/1/21 to 10/3/21 (overnights) 5:00pm (Fri) to 10:00am (Sun)