specifically for middle school participants, these classes have been developed
to introduce new outdoor survival skills in a fun and faced paced
environment. With a different focus each
day, participants can sign up for individual classes based on their interests. Come outside and discover something new with
Grades 6 - 8
$59 | Babler OEC Outpost
Lunch is not provided for this program
Monday June 24
Discover the joys of conquering the trail with BablerWiLD! This class is a must for anyone interested in spending time in the great outdoors. Practice hiking skills from start to finish including preparation, safe hiking techniques and leave no trace. Lace up your hiking shoes and join us as we trek through the woods at Babler State Park!
Tuesday June 25
Fire in a survival situation can be the difference between life and death. What if everything is wet? What if you don't have a lighter? Go beyond conventional fire starting methods and learn first-hand the adversities and rewards of creating a survival fire.
Wednesday June 26
How do you make a shelter water proof without a tarp? Where should you build a shelter? Is this poison ivy? Master new skills to execute a proper survival shelter that can save your life from the harshest elements Missouri can experience.
Find Your Food
Thursday June 27
How long can I go without food? Is this plant edible? How do I make a trap? Answer these questions and more as we discover just what nature can provide for us in terms of food! *We will not be hunting, trapping, or eating live animals.
Friday June 28
Are you up for a challenge? Participants will be split into teams and will face outdoor survival challenges. Challenges will focus on survival situations and will include topics covered earlier in the week. Participation in other survival academy classes is not mandatory.