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By Primitive Wilderness Survival

Learn how to prepare, what gear to bring, and how to use it in Our Introductory Survival Class.

Are you tired of feeling unprepared and uncertain on your outdoor adventures? Whether you're heading out for a camping trip, a hike, or even just a day out in nature, it's important to have the skills and knowledge to handle unexpected situations. That's where the Essential Primitive Wilderness Survival class comes in.

In this class, you'll learn from expert instructor Phillip Liebel, who has extensive experience in wilderness survival. He's been featured on the History Channel's "Alone: The Beast" and has been a survival instructor for years. He'll teach you how to prepare for a survival situation, what gear to bring, and how to use it, all while keeping things minimal.

Plus, you'll have the opportunity to put your skills to the test in a hands-on, immersive experience. By the end of the class, you'll feel confident and prepared for any outdoor adventure.

Sign up now and take the first step to becoming a primitive survivalist.


Course Highlights


Don't plan to be unprepared. Learn how to build a minimalist survival kit to get you through cold weather and stormy nights.​


Learn how to forage for materials and build a fire to keep yourself warm.


Learn how to build a shelter that will protect you from the elements!


Learn how to find and disinfect water.


Learn about signaling techniques you can use to help rescuers locate you.


Learn about survival mindset from a person who's actually had to use it.

Learn from an experienced instructor

Join Phillip At Our Campfire

Phillip is not only an expert in his field, but also an engaging and passionate teacher. In the Essential Wilderness Survival Course, you'll have the opportunity to learn from him in person and benefit from his wealth of knowledge and experience.

Plus, you'll be joining a community of like-minded individuals who share your passion for wilderness survival. 

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Immerse Yourself in the Wilderness Experience

Learn and practice wilderness skills in a natural setting

In the Essential Wilderness Survival Course, you'll immerse yourself in the wilderness experience and learn essential survival skills in a stunning natural setting. Phillip will guide you every step of the way as you learn how to start fires, create shelters, and disinfect water for drinking. You'll be equipped with the knowledge and skills needed to safely get outside.

Feel Confident

Knowing the Skills to Survive Will Help You Feel More Confident in Outdoor Situations

Where you're going on a day-hike, a hunt, or an adventure, you should be prepared. We aim to give you the skills needed so you feel safe getting outside and exploring all of the beauty that nature has to offer.

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Make Memories and Friendships

Share the campfire with other attendees

Not only will you leave Essential Wilderness Survival with valuable skills, but you'll also leave with memories and friendships. You'll have the opportunity to share the campfire with other attendees who share your passion for wilderness survival.

Enroll Today To Begin Your Journey To Having Confidence in the Wilderness

Don't wait, sign up for the Essential Wilderness Survival course today and take the next step in your wilderness survival journey!

Stories about us

From around the campfire... 

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"Looking forward to the next one!"

“Phillip Liebel did a great job leading the December 2022 Basic Survival course. I enjoyed the course materials and the camaraderie was top-notch. Phillip set the tone by being respectful of everyone's ability and being modest about his own experiences."  

- Eric Johnson

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“Awesome place!”

“Awesome place if you want to gain some of the skills you forgot while sitting at an office!”  

- Nicolas Nanichito Vargas

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“Vast wealth of knowledge!”

“Met Phillip Liebel at Flintlock 2: The Ozarks. Super cool dude with a vast wealth of knowledge and the ability to convey it to others who may not be so well versed in ancestral skills. Hope to study with him again soon”  

- Mike Simmons


Start your survival journey now

Sign up now to get instant access to our free online essential primitive skills course, and get access to our members area where you can find our intermediate and advanced courses, as well as info and registration for our in-person primitive survival skills training and adventures.

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