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Survival Preparation and Skills Course at Buck Shoals

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Status: Archived  
This course has been cancelled and will be rescheduled in the near future. Please contact 706 878 3087 for further questions or concerns.

This course will consist of a day of classroom instruction (2/20) and one of outside exercises (2/27). The course will include the psychology, planning, and equipment necessary for survival; venomous snakes, spiders, and insects endemic to Georgia; survival medicine; field expedient weapons and tools; water procurement; edible wild plants; wildlife food; shelter and fire building; and signaling. Instructor: Bob Finke, Master Sergeant, USA Special Forces (Retired) For ages 12 and up; under 18 years old must be accompanied by an adult. $40 per day if pre-paid by March 19th, $45 per day after. Location: Buck Shoals. Call the Visitor's Center for registration and information.


Admission: $40 per day pre-paid by March 19th, $45 per day after. $5 parking fee included.
Event Phone: 706-878-3087

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Smithgall Woods State Park
61 Tsalaki Trail
Helen, GA 30545


GPS Coordinates:
N 34.691950 | W -083.767150

Located on Highway 75 Alt, 3 miles west of Helen.

Smithgall Woods State Park
61 Tsalaki Trail
Helen, GA 30545 View Details

Smithgall Woods State Park

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