by True North Parenting Magazine June 2008
You've seen the TV shows where a person is dropped into a forbidding environment and faces the task of survival, right? If you've seen those shows or read a news story about anyone lost and confronted with the wild, you have most likely asked yourself the question - "What would I do?" Well, for many people the lack of those survival skills may present a hurdle in their enjoyment and connection with nature, not to mention real potential difficulties if the scenario is actually at hand. These reasons alone are enough to motivate some of the uninformed to change their situation and gain the skills necessary to endure nature's torment through survival classes.