Survivor Kid: a practical guide to wilderness survival

by Denise Long

Anyone can get lost while camping or on a hike and Survivor Kid teaches young adventurers the survival skills they need if they ever find themselves lost or in a dangerous situation in the wild. Written by a search and rescue professional and lifelong camper, it's filled with safe and practical advice on building shelters and fires, signaling for help, finding water and food, dealing with dangerous animals, learning how to navigate, and avoiding injuries in the wilderness. Ten projects include building a simple brush shelter, using a reflective surface to start a fire, testing your navigation skills with a treasure hunt, and casting animal tracks to improve your observation skills.        


Carolyn StepnitzPosted December 3, 2012

Did you know that the most important thing to do when you go on a hike is to tell someone where you are going and when you should be back?  If you do get lost, you should STOP - Stop, Think, Observe, Plan.  Learn how to find food, make shel...

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