Women’s Wilderness Weekend

Sun, Apr 21, 2024
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Nantahala Outdoor Center
13077 U.S. Hwy 19, Bryson City, NC 28713, USA
Nantahala Outdoor Center

Women’s Wilderness Weekend is a fun and interactive event where we will learn the fundamental basics for survival, get hands-on in the wilderness, and spend quality time in the company of experienced teachers and like-minded women. The weekend includes hands-on education, Wilderness First Aid Certification and wilderness survival skills training and time to hang out by the firepit one evening.

What You’ll Learn

  • Knife Anatomy & Safety
  • Essential Knots
  • Shelter Building
  • Water Collecting
  • Firecraft
  • Signaling
  • Patient Assessment
  • Treatment of Life-Threatening Conditions
  • Splinting
  • Management of Environmental Hazards

What to Expect

Participants should arrive by 8:00am on Friday at the SOLO Southeast Classroom on NOC’s main campus in Bryson City, NC. The conclusion of each day will depend on the group and activities. Women’s weekend will include a fireside gathering one evening for anyone interested in attending. Students will observe and participate in both indoor and outdoor scenarios, so please dress appropriately for the season.


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