2017 Winter Courses

     February 25, 2017 

  • Igloo Building Seminar at Fort Whyte Alive

     February 18, 2017

  • Winter Survival Course at Whitemouth Recreation Centre

     February 3 – 5, 2017

  • Winter Survival & Igloo Course in Fisher River Cree Nation (Private Course)

     January 29, 2017

  • Winter Survival Course at Fort Whyte Alive

     January 26, 2017

  • Winter Survival Course at Fort Whyte Alive (Private Course)

     November 25, 2016

  • Winter Survival Course at Fort Whyte Alive (Private Course)
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Tiny Explorers x Maple Leaf Survival™

Written by: Tiny Explorers

LAST SATURDAY, I EMBARKED ON A WILDERNESS SURVIVAL CLINIC HOSTED BY MAPLE LEAF SURVIVAL AT FORT WHYTE ALIVE.
It was an incredible day filled with only the most important information needed in a survival situation.
Personally, having taken a Winter Survival Course with MLS in the past, I love their no frills way of survival. Some of the biggest current trends are Bush Crafting and Living off the land and one has to look no further than reality TV to see this.
However the everyday person going for a day hike isn’t going to know how to craft their own survival items, nor would you want to if you’re in trouble. MLS taught us how to be creative when considering the right shelter to build for the situation, how to handle knives, navigate, build fire, handle water and what to expect from search and rescue.
The most important thing they taught us, in my opinion, was how to plan ahead to avoid these situations or at least make them easier should we ever find ourselves lost in the wild. What to pack, how to pack it as efficiently as possible, who to contact and how to signal Search and Rescue when the time comes.
I would love to delve deeper into all of these tips and tricks however I think the most important thing I could talk about is the confidence gained from clinics such as these.
As Tiny Explorers, we love the outdoors and most importantly hiking. Having done many so far we can attest to the fact that no matter how good you may be or how many times you may have done a specific trail there will always be an opportunity to get lost. Having the tools, knowledge and confidence to be able to handle oneself in any situation is what makes the outdoors so much more enjoyable.
NO MATTER WHERE YOU RESIDE IN THE WORLD I RECOMMEND YOU LOOK FOR PROGRAMS THAT CAN TEACH YOU THE BASIC SURVIVAL SKILLS NECESSARY IN THE WILD. IT’S INTERESTING, CHALLENGING AND ABOVE ALL A FUN EXPERIENCE TO LEARN WITH OTHER LIKE MINDED PEOPLE!

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Survival Seminar @ Cabelas

Join us September 10th, 2016 for a Survival Seminar at Cabelas.

Topics covered:

  1. Shelter
  2. Water
  3. Fire
  4. Food

A.  Knife Skills

B.  Primitive Navigation

C.  Search & Rescue

D.  Essential Kit

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Cost $30

Time 1pm – 3pm


 

Participants will receive a discount on their next Cabelas purchase.

We will be giving away 10 tickets to the advanced screening of the new movie Deepwater Horizon.

Contact us to register!

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Fire Lighting Competition!

Join us again July 21st at Fort Whyte Alive and test your Fire Lighting Skills!

The second installment of Fort Whyte’s summer camp for adults – this party is getting bigger and better! Enjoy archery, paddling, live music — and probably your only chance to earn a camp badge — at their signature summer event.

Trust us, you do not want to miss out on this one!
Thursday, July 21 | 7 pm
Tickets: $20 advance / $25 at the door

With music by:

Mama Cutsworth & DJ Academy for All Women Alumni
DJs Ack ‘n’ Quack

And all your favourite summer camp activities:

Canoeing
Archery
Arts & crafts
Campfire grilled cheese
Marshmallow roasts
Wilderness Survival
Camp games + tomfoolery
Facepainting

…and so much more!

GET TICKETS
FortWhyte Alive Members got their first chance at tickets during our members only pre-sale, but tickets are now ON SALE to the general public. Purchase your tickets online or visit Fort Whyte Alive to get yours.

Get your tickets now, before they’re gone!

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“ACTIVE SHOOTER” SEMINAR

Are You Prepared for an “Active Shooter” Incident in your Workplace?

“The Rise of Radicalization and the Active Shooter” Seminar

Date: May 25, 2016

Location: Canad Inns 1405 St. Matthews Avenue Winnipeg, Manitoba

Topics:

  1. The Global Reach of Terrorism
  2. Recognizing Radicalization
  3. Active Shooter Incidents
  4. Terrorism & Radicalization Prevention

This Seminar will inform and raise awareness as to the global reach of terrorism and determine its impact on government policy, community leaders, law enforcement, educators, the insurance industry, corporate security companies, property managers and other public and private organizations.

The Seminar will also provide an understanding of the complexity of the active shooter incident and identify the issues to consider in how we can best respond to these incidents.

DHD is a Winnipeg based company committed to providing a safe and secure environment for

Save $75! Use Maple Leaf Survival Discount Code 943 and pay only $150.

Phone 1-800-267-1073

e-mail: DaviDdouglas@dhdint.com

Full Details @ www.dhdint.com

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HOW LONG COULD YOU SURVIVE… WITH YOUR FAMILY IN THE WILD?

FROM THE PRODUCERS WHO BROUGHT YOU ALONE…

…comes the most extreme survival experiment focused on TIES THAT BIND

Did you watch Alone and wish you could do it with a family member?
We’re currently developing an exciting new project looking for FAMILY PAIRS (ex: father/son, aunt/niece, step-dad/step-daughter, husband/wife, brothers, sisters, etc.) who want to prove that they have the determination, willpower and strength to test their skills – TOGETHER – in the wild. Their mission: to see how long they can last

and to document their journey every step of the way.

No Gimmicks. No Film Crew. No Games.

We are casting all types of self-reliant family pairs (ex: outdoorsmen/women, homesteaders, preppers, military, etc.). If you’re ready to take on the survival challenge of a lifetime, we want to hear from you!

Everyone must be 18 years or older to apply.

To apply, please visit

http://bit.ly/SurvivalDuoProject

For more information, email Courtney.Scarpelli@leftfieldpictures.com
with your names, ages, contact info, location, a few recent photos and a description of your experience as a team.

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