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Three of the Best Bushcraft Classes

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Have you been thinking about taking your bushcraft and survival training to the next level? Maybe its time to explore the nationwide selection of schools that are offering all sorts of courses on the subject.

All over America you can find schools that are training people at the highest level to survive in the wild.

Pathfinder School

The popular owner/instructor Dave Canterbury has published volumes on the subject and created hundreds of videos on the topics. He has helped developed products in the space and there is no denying you can learn a lot from him.

The Pathfinder School also has a host of incredible instructors and courses for beginners to those who are willing to rough it out on the trail right alongside you.


This South Carolina base school offers courses for all levels and even invites children as young as 13 years old to train, as long as they are accompanied by an adult. Their goal is pretty simple. They are looking to reunite people with nature and the lost ways of the past.

If you are in the southeast and looking for a powerful bushcraft school to visit, you might want to look for an opening at EarthSkills.

The Human Path

Sam Coffman is a man who has devoted his life to self-defense, herbal medicine, preparedness and all that intertwines them. As a special forces medic Sam learned early on about medicine in austere situations. He has built on that over the years and even spends time in struggling nations to setup clean water infrastructure and teach herbal healing.

His school in Texas takes it to a whole new level. The courses are well thought-out and offer you skillset that can be applied in the worst of situations. Maybe even tailoring to collapse scenarios, you will find it to be even more than just bushcraft.