The course fee: $695.00 (includes GST) per person

Your fee includes:

  • Instruction in the bush with Bob Cooper and other qualified instructors
  • All meals and accommodation
  • A Survival Kit, Snake Bite Kit and Emergency Blanket
  • An Outback Survival Certificate upon successful completion of the course

The course is conducted at Anglesea Ymca Recreation Camp- 1.5 hours from Melbourne.


Two courses available

Starts : 27th April 2018 @ 5.30pm, Finishes: 29th April @ 4pm

Starts: 4th May 2018@ 5.30pm – Finishes: 6th May @ 4pm

Anglesea Ymca Recreation Camp

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Feel safer in natural environments by acquiring survival skills

  • Recapture the survival skills and empathy with nature of our ancestors
  • Help save our environment by developing a better appreciation & understanding of it
  • Learn new skills or hone your basic/advanced survival knowledge
  • Enjoy safer or more adventurous wilderness experiences
  • Learn what to do when ‘Plan A’ is not going the way you intended it to

Subjects covered include:

  • Psychology of fear and priorities for survival
  • Navigation with compass, sun, moon and stars
  • Water procurement and management techniques
  • Avoiding poisoning by toxic vegetation
  • Edible and medicinal plants
  • Modern and traditional survival kits and skills
  • Snake awareness and bite treatment
  • Alternative fire-lighting methods, including friction
  • Emergency signals, day and night
  • String making out of natural fibres
  • Plus many more useful lessons to make your outings safer