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San Diego County, California

Wilderness Skills and Primitive Fire Making (Grades 4-5)

Wilderness Skills and Primitive Fire Making (Grade 4-5)
4.0 hours
This outdoor adventure is all hands-on! Learn the wilderness skills of the native Kumeyaay people and how they lived off the land for thousands of years using their natural resources.
Participate in three hands-on primitive wilderness skills including; Yucca rope making, building a debris shelter, and grinding red clay and seeds to learn how resources were prepared for survival. The day culminates with the whole group learning to make fire by friction using a bow and spindle. Fire building techniques are demonstrated with an emphasis on fire safety. Each student will take home a finished Yucca rope they make. Contact Us to Learn More and Schedule Your Nature Adventure!