Wednesday, March 30, 2022

Gardening Classes At Old School Survival Boot Camp


In the gardening class attendees with work with master gardener Sarah Rodriguez of Rod Ridge Farm to learn how to conduct a soil test in a jar as well as how to sterilize their own dirt for starting seeds. You will also learn about simple and cheap or free soil amendments that will help you create your own quality soil before and during the gardening season.

Attendees will also learn how to create quality compost and why the dirt you use is such a significant part of the gardening process.
Learning how to start seeds indoors or out and take home a viable started young plant is also a part of Sarah's gardening course. You will learn about the importance of both light and heat in the seed starting process as well as how to thin out and harden off young plants and the transplanting process from small container to large outdoor container or to sew directly into the ground.
Sarah will also be providing a gardening calendar printout and discussing how to preserve seeds from your harvest and include printed tips to take home with you for future reference.
Old School Survival Boot Camp is a 1 to 3-day hands-on self-reliance event held May 13-15, 2022 in the Hocking Hills region of Ohio. Over 78 hands-on survival, blacksmithing, homesteading, bushcraft, off grid living, prepping, herbalism, butchering, homeschooling, and martial arts classes will be offered by 35+ experts from around the country. Join folks from 10 states eager to enhance their self-reliance skills!
To register for the gardening course and all other make and take classes at Old School Survival Boot Camp visit www.oldschoolsurvivalnetwork.com or visit the shop section directly by clicking the link below - https://www.oldschoolsurvivalnetwork.com/shop?page=3

Gardening Class For Kids At Old School Survival Boot Camp


In the gardening class for kids the children will learn how seeds grow, how to sprout their own sunflower, pumpkin, or vegetable seed in a container they can decorate and take home with them. They will also learn about the different parts of soil, composting, saving seeds from the fruit and vegetables they eat so they can grow more plants, as well as how food is harvested and preserved. The children will be given a little snack of fresh fruits and veggies to eat during the class and some gardening activity sheets to work on and take home with them.

Old School Survival Boot Camp is a 1 to 3-day hands-on self-reliance event held May 13-15, 2022 in the Hocking Hills region of Ohio. Over 78 hands-on survival, blacksmithing, homesteading, bushcraft, off grid living, prepping, herbalism, butchering, homeschooling, and martial arts classes will be offered by 35+ experts from around the country. Join folks from 10 states eager to enhance their self-reliance skills! Many special classes just for kids!
Children under six can attend this class but will need to do so with an adult or teen sibling. To register for this and all make and take classes, visit www.oldschoolsurvivalbootnetwork.com and go to the Shop section or visit the shop section directly by clicking the link below - https://www.oldschoolsurvivalnetwork.com/shop?page=3

Jam Making Over An Open Flame Class At Old School Survival Boot Camp


 Learn how to can fruits and vegetables over an open flame. In this make and take class attendees will work with the expert canning presenters Donna Dailey and Shana Gambill to create a delicious and natural jelly of their very own to take home.

The attendees will work with the instructors to make jam in a hands-on manner over a fire pit. On Friday, strawberry jam will be made. During the Saturday session, the attendees will be making a dandelion jam. On Sunday, blackberry jam will be created during the class. A $7 make and take fee is charged for any session of this class that you would like to take, registration is required.
Old School Survival Boot Camp is a 3-day hands-on self-reliance event held May 13-15, 2022 in the Hocking Hills region of Ohio. Over 78 hands-on survival, blacksmithing, homesteading, bushcraft, off grid living, prepping, herbalism, butchering, homeschooling, and martial arts classes will be offered by 35+ experts from around the country. Join folks from 10 states eager to enhance their self-reliance skills! Many special classes just for kids!
Children under 13 can attend this class but will need to do so with an adult. To register for this and all make and take classes, visit www.oldschoolsurvivalbootnetwork.com and go to the Shop section or visit the shop section directly by clicking the link below - https://www.oldschoolsurvivalnetwork.com/shop?page=3

Tuesday, March 22, 2022

Old School Survival Radio Chat With Survivalist Rick Austin

Old School Survival Radio Presents: A Chat With Rick Austin - Survivalist Garden

Rick Austin is the utmost expert on survival gardening in the United States. His bestselling book, Secret Garden of Survival guides even a novice gardener in the ancient way of working the land to create a food forest by cultivating fruits and vegetables together in guilds so they aid each other during the growing process ... and help keep your food source away from prying eyes.
Rick's follow up hit books, Secret Greenhouse of Survival and Secret Livestock of Survival offer further vital guidance to help self-reliant folks learn not only how to best grow and raise their own food, but also how to do it in the most economical and sustainable manner.
During this Old School Survival Radio Show chat, we discuss not only those crucial aspects of survival homesteading, but also touch deeply upon one of the potentially most pressing reasons why now is THE time to focus keenly on growing our own food and being as self-reliant and off grid as possible.

The Great Reset, a phrase that was coined during the most recent World Economic Forum, has both alarmed and motivated Rick to alert his fellow Americans about the life-altering dangers the Great Reset being pushed by elites from around the globe could tear down the way of life in the United States, forever.

Old School Survival Goat Husbandry Guide eBook Just Released On The Old School Survival Network

Old School Survival Goat Husbandry And Breed Guide is now available in the Old School Survival Network shop. Network members receive complimentary downloads of all ebooks, homeschool units, and online classes.


The Old School Survival Goat Husbandry and Breed Guide is filled with nearly 70 pages of vital information for goat keepers and folks who want to become goat keepers.

In this guide you will learn:
* How to choose the right goat breed for your homestead.
*Best Dairy Breeds
*Best Milk Breeds
*Goat Health and Medical Needs
*Goat Mating
*Goat Kidding
*Proper Goat Herd Ratios
*Goat Pen and Fencing Needs
* Goat Dietary Needs
*About Fiber Goats
* About Miniature Goat Breeds
*About Boer Goats
*About Goat Meat

Axe Making Class At Old School Survival Boot Camp In The Hocking Hills


Old School Survival Boot Camp Class Highlight: Axe Making with Matt Matthew Justice of Beaver Creek Bushcraft

Learn how to make a hanging axe head and assemble an entire axe. The basics of axe making will be held as a single hour class on Friday. On Saturday and Sunday attendees can either watch the axe making process or sign up for a make and take class to make an axe to take home with them and work alongside Matt he demonstrates this skilled art. Make and Take session is limited to six attendees but watching the demonstration is open to all who wish to attend.
3-day hands-on self-reliance event held May 13-15, 2022 in the Hocking Hills region of Ohio. Over 78 hands-on survival, blacksmithing, homesteading, bushcraft, off grid living, prepping, herbalism, butchering, homeschooling, and martial arts classes will be offered by 35+ experts from around the country. Join folks from 10 states eager to enhance their self-reliance skills!

Old School Survival Tracking And Human Predators Guide eBook Released



Old School Survival Tracking Animal And Human Predator Guide ebook now available on the Old School Survival Network. The ebook is free for all Network members and $4.50 for non-members. Join the Network to get ebooks, homeschool theme units for self-reliant families, online courses, radio shows, event ticket discounts, first access to class registration, 25 percent off Old School Survival Boot Camp clothing in the Network shop and 10 percent off all items at the Boot Camp booth at the biggest homesteading and prepper event in the Midwest each May. The 25 percent off discount code for members can be found in a post in the Welcome To The Forum page of the Old School Survival Network Forums page.

Pine Needle Hedgehog Craft Class For Kids At Old School Survival Boot Camp


The Hand Dipping Candles, Knives for Kids, and Pine Needle Hedge Hog Old School Survival Boot Camp are now open for registration. Visit www.oldschoolsurvivalnetwork.com and go to the Shop section to register for these classes. More classes will be opened for registration next week. Boot Camp 2022 shirts are still available for pre-order in the Shop through the middle of April Remember, Network members get 25 percent off shirt orders!

Join the Network to get ebooks, homeschool theme units for self-reliant families, online courses, radio shows, event ticket discounts, first access to class registration, 25 percent off Old School Survival Boot Camp clothing in the Network shop and 10 percent off all items at the Boot Camp booth at the biggest homesteading and prepper event in the Midwest each May. The 25 percent off discount code for members can be found in a post in the Welcome To The Forum page of the Old School Survival Network Forums page.

Preppers Single Mingle Gathering At The Old School Survival Boot Camp




















Preppers Single Mingle at Old School Survival Boot Camp! 2021 Boot Camp Alumni Sherrie Lynn Marks has suggested we host a special meet up for the single self-reliant folks at the event again this year. So, now she and Brea Miller will be in charge of hosting a simple and casual yet fun gathering on Friday evening of the boot camp from six to 8 pm. The event will be officially added to the schedule soon. Message either Sherrie or Brea for more details and with suggestions.

Axe Throwing Class At Old School Survival Boot Camp In The Hocking Hills


Old School Survival Boot Camp new additions for 2022 classes include an axe throwing class! Come learn how to throw an axe safely and properly and try out your new skills on a target at the biggest homesteading and prepper gathering in the Midwest!

3-day hands-on self-reliance event held May 13-15, 2022 in the Hocking Hills region of Ohio. Over 78 hands-on survival, blacksmithing, homesteading, bushcraft, off grid living, prepping, herbalism, butchering, homeschooling, and martial arts classes will be offered by 35+ experts from around the country. Join folks from 10 states eager to enhance their self-reliance skills!

Lard And Tallow Rendering And Uses eBook Now Available On The Old School Survival Network


In this 15-page guide you will learn what lard and tallow are, the difference between the two types of animal fact, how to render them, and the plethora of uses lard and tallow have both in the kitchen as well as around the house and homestead. This Old School Survival Guide is also part of the Lard And Tallow Rendering Online Course.

The Lard and Tallow Guide is free for all Old School Survival Network members and $3 for non-members. www.oldschoolsurvivalnetwork.com

Slingshot Making And Fishing Lure Carving Classes At Old School Survival Boot Camp May 13-15

 Two more Old School Survival Boot Camp classes have been opened for registration: Building A Natural Fork Slingshot and Fishing Lure Carving. Both being taught by expert bushcrafter Jamie Boggs of Burning River Bushcraft.

Old School Survival Boot Camp is the biggest self-reliance gathering in the Midwest. It is a held May 13-15, 2022 in the Hocking Hills region of Vinton County, Ohio. Over 78 hands-on survival, blacksmithing, homesteading, bushcraft, off grid living, prepping, herbalism, butchering, homeschooling, and martial arts classes will be offered by 35+ experts from around the country. Join folks from 10 states eager to enhance their self-reliance skills! For more event information visit www.oldschoolsurvivalbootcamp.com


To register for Old School Survival Boot Camp 2022 classes visit the shop section of the Old School Survival Network - www.oldschoolsurvivalnetwork.com All of the classes currently open for registration are located in the Boot Camp Classes Collection section of the shop. Network members, if you are also going to purchase Old School Survival Boot Camp T-shirts, hoodies, sweatshirts, or tank shirts, make sure to visit the Welcome post in the Forum to get your 25 percent off boot camp gear coupon code.
Building A Natural Fork Slingshot
In this course we will be crafting a flat band slingshot from a tree fork. Starting with a precut fork you will carve the fork to fit your hand. You will also be provided with a precut leather pouch and cut latex bands. With the supplied materials we will assemble the bands and attach the bandset to give you the perfect draw length.
Learn shooting grips and practice with your new slingshot on a reactive steel target range. This course is fun for all ages but children should be old enough to safely handle a knife or have an adult to assist them. Youth may attend this class, but younger children will need the aid of an adult or older teen. A maximum of 25 students can attend one of the four sessions for this class. Attendees will need to bring a pocket knife. Make and Take Fee: $5.
Fishing Lure Carving
In this class you will be carving and painting a fully functional fishing lure. You will be provided wood, a pattern and taught several carving techniques to help you carve the perfect lure. You will learn how to attach the supplied hooks to the lure body. Paint and varnish will be supplied to give your lure a custom look. This class is fun for all ages but youth should be old enough to safely handle a knife (attendees need to bring a pocket knife with them) or have an adult to assist them. This class is limited to 25 attendees per session. Make and Take Fee: $5.

Old School Survival Radio Presents: A Chat With AlphaSixx

 


Old School Survival Radio Presents: A Chat With AlphaSixx.

AlphaSixx Foster of Aplha Sixx LLC and Holistic Preparedness
Sixx Foster (known as AlphaSixx in the Preparedness and Patriot communities) and has been part of the SHTF Prepping and Survival website and Facebook team since 2016. The SHTF motto of “common sense preparedness” has highly influenced her teaching and coaching through helping folks simplify topics and discussions to be based in real life situations and circumstances.
She is a Health and Wellness Coach in-training and is launching Holistic Preparedness this year which focuses on providing even more robust educational and personal coaching opportunities for her fans and friends to help round out how to balance life and prepping as a sustainable lifestyle.
Sixx - with her entrepreneur husband and 4 (homeschooled) kids – lives part-time in Indiana (urban) and Michigan (rural). Their family just recently bought their piece of land and are looking forward to building their custom butcher shop, workshop, and happy home in the coming years while gardening, raising animals and kids together with extended family next door. She is looking forward to sitting for her national boards for nutrition and health coaching this year while focusing the next school year solely on herbology.

Old School Survival Boot Camp is a 3-day hands-on self-reliance event that takes place May 13-15, 2022. Over 78 hands-on survival, blacksmithing, homesteading, bushcraft, off grid living, prepping, herbalism, butchering, homeschooling, and martial arts classes will be offered by 35+ experts from around the country. Join folks from 10 states eager to enhance their self-reliance skills!
Live entertainment nightly, make and take classes, add-on immersion courses by our event partners at Raccoon Creek Outfitters and On Guard Defense.

Both primitive camping and RV spots can be reserved on-site, or camping and cabin rentals at two nearby state parks and private operators - or you can commute.
Children under 10 are free, children over 10 receive reduced priced tickets.

Biggest Prepper Event In The Midwest To Be Held In Ohio


The Old School Survival Boot Camp is 3-day hands-on self-reliance event held May 13-15, 2022 in the Hocking Hills region of Ohio. Over 78 hands-on survival, blacksmithing, homesteading, bushcraft, off grid living, prepping, herbalism, butchering, homeschooling, and martial arts classes will be offered by 35+ experts from around the country. Join folks from 10 states eager to enhance their self-reliance skills!

Tuesday, March 1, 2022

Old School Survival Boot Camp Presenter Highlight Of The Week: Dave Canterbur



Old School Survival Boot Camp Presenter Highlight of the Week: Dave Canterbury

Dave Canterbury - NYT Best Selling Author, Adventurer, Entrepreneur, Influencer, Survival and Wilderness Skills Instructor

Dave has posted over 1900 Self Reliance-themed instructional videos on the web. He has over 750,000 subscribers worldwide and over 85,000,000 video views. He has a following of almost 2,000,000 across 4 SM platforms Dave has been published in New Pioneer, American Frontiersman Magazines, Bushcraft and Survival Magazine (Cover) and Backwoodsman (Cover).

Dave's Book BushCraft 101 is on Amazon Best Seller List and has been for over 7 years, as well as being a 2 time NY Times Best Seller and has been translated to 6 foreign languages. He has 6 other Published offerings as well in the Bushcraft Series through Simon and Schuster on Amazon and in Bookstores worldwide.

He is also a Military Veteran (1981-1988), Co-Owner of the Pathfinder School LLC in SE Ohio and has students Worldwide in this capacity he has also trained members of most LE Govt groups, as well as many Spec Ops Troops in the US Military. The Pathfinder School is listed as one of the top 12 Survival School in the U.S. by USA TODAY.

His methodology for Survival is based on what he coins the 5C’s of Survivability; these are the 5 items that have been used cross-culturally from ancient times to affect Survival. Dave is also the Co-Owner of Self Reliance Outfitters, Pathfinder Knife Shop, and Pathfinder Forge and Tool Certified Open Water Diver (PADI) Certified 6 Sigma Black Belt Certification in Advanced Search and Rescue Wilderness First Aid/CPR Certified as an Expert Trapper by the Fur Takers of America.

Old School Survival Boot Camp is a 3-day hands-on self-reliance event that takes place May 13-15, 2022 in the Hocking Hills region of southern Ohio. Over 78 hands-on survival, blacksmithing, homesteading, bushcraft, off grid living, prepping, herbalism, butchering, homeschooling, and martial arts classes will be offered by 35+ experts from around the country. Join folks from 10 states eager to enhance their self-reliance skills!

Live entertainment nightly, make and take classes, add-on immersion courses by our event partners at Raccoon Creek Outfitters and On Guard Defense.

Both primitive camping and RV spots can be reserved on-site, or camping and cabin rentals at two nearby state parks and private operators - or you can commute.

www.oldschoolsurvivalbootcamp.com

Homestead Heritage Explorers Old School Survival Boot Camp Activity Pack Now Available

 


Homestead Heritage Explorers Old School Survival Boot Camp Activity Pack has been published. The 45 plus page book was created as a learning companion for homeschool families planning on coming to the May 13-15 event in the Hocking Hills, but it can be used equally well by any family that wants to introduce the concepts of homesteading and bushcraft to their children. 

The Homestead Heritage Explorers Activity Packet is free to download  for Old School Survival Network members and $4.50 to download for the general public. 

Old School Survival Boot Camp is a 3-day hands-on self-reliance event that takes place May 13-15, 2022. Over 78 hands-on survival, blacksmithing, homesteading, bushcraft, off grid living, prepping, herbalism, butchering, homeschooling, and martial arts classes will be offered by 35+ experts from around the country. Join folks from 10 states eager to enhance their self-reliance skills!

Live entertainment nightly, make and take classes,  add-on immersion courses by our event partners at Raccoon Creek Outfitters and On Guard Defense.

Both primitive camping and RV spots can be reserved on-site, or camping and cabin rentals at two nearby state parks and private operators - or you can commute. 

Click here to browses the Homestead Heritage Explorers Activity Pack

https://www.oldschoolsurvivalnetwork.com/challenge-page/dbf524c6-1433-4b4c-b6f7-6d575a045dbd?fbclid=IwAR3dXxPgnBMxQ_F_OKONMthONCFrZqHHDHGXFEUTXxQJrzAuJEf_NfNEEpw