Shelter Pathway

Access to the Shelter curricular Pathway for NiN instructor training.


Shelter is one of the primary survival needs and at the top of the list when in a wilderness situation. In this course we introduce fun and engaging skills that help youth build a foundation for making shelter in a survival situation. We also teach hanbo skills as part of this training. Youth will even use their hanbo as part of making a shelter. We also provide a handful of fun and engaging games to play in the forest. Here are the skills covered:

* Tarp knots/pitching a tarp
* Carving wooden stakes/ghost grommet/knots/reuse plastic shelter (knife safety skills)
* y sticks/debris shelter/head shelter water test
* Food hang/cooking on fire
* fire/smudge sticks, Cordage
* Make a hanbo
* Hanbo skills