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Sitka, AK - Youth Outdoor Survival Camp


Date: July 10-14, 2017

Hours: 8:00 AM TO 12:00 PM

Cost: $80

Location: TBD 

Registration: Register online or call (907) 747-3287


AMSEA is offering a four-day Outdoor Survival Camp for youngsters, ages 8 to 12. Based on AMSEA's K-12 curriculum, Surviving Outdoor Adventures, the camp will teach children age-appropriate skills needed to prevent and survive outdoor emergencies. Instructors Coral Pendell and Julia Tawney will cover:


  • Seven Steps to Survival

  • "Dress for Success"/Smart Outdoor Clothing Choices

  • Survival Kits

  • Shelter Building

  • Wild Edibles

  • Weather

  • Vessel Safety Orientation

  • PFDs & Immersion Suits

  • Firefighting

  • MAYDAYs & Signals

  • Vessel Flooding & Damage Control

  • Man Overboard

  • In -The-Water Practice With Immersion Suits (Harbor Swim)


We are excited to again bring a youth camp to Sitka in 2017. AMSEA has extensive experience teaching cold-water survival skills to children at schools throughout Alaska. AMSEA's Surviving Outdoor Adventures curriculum teaches skills to children through fun games and activities.


Give your children the skills they need to survive outdoor emergencies!

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2924 Halibut Point Road ~ Sitka, AK 99835

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