Would you like to learn how to survive in the wilderness? Would you like to learn all the secrets of making a fire, recognising edible plants and coping with a difficult situation in a hostile environment?
Then our survival course in Belgium is for you! Head for Viroinval in southern Belgium, close to the French border, for total immersion in the wilderness.
Over the course of a weekend, you'll learn how to deal with a survival situation in a natural environment and put the best techniques into practice:
From Friday evening to Sunday lunchtime, your two guides will teach you all the techniques of survival in the wild: Marc and Adeline, both survival instructors in the Belgian army.
This course is aimed at adults. Families with a teenager over the age of 8 are also welcome. Teenagers benefit from a reduction of -20% with the promotional code "PRIX_ADO".
Does this survival adventure appeal to you? Check out the full programme!
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Friday evening | Accommodation : bivouac
Are you ready for adventure? As soon as you arrive, your guide Olivier...
welcomes you for an introduction to survival. You'll start with a little night game where your mission will be to find your way through the forest to reach the rallying point. From there, you'll set off in azimuth, using a compass, to reach the base camp and spend the night in a bivouac.
What to expect
Saturday | Accommodation: bivouac | Meals included: lunch, evening.
During a five-kilometre walk through the forest, ...
we learn a number of survival techniques:
What to expect
Sunday | Meal included : morning
We're ending this weekend of adventure and survival with a challenge to...
What to expect
The expedition will take place in the Viroinval region of the Belgian Ardennes. This hilly region, crossed by the Viroin river, is a paradise for nature-lovers. This is where you'll find the Fondry des chiens, a natural chasm 20 metres deep. A unique place for your first wilderness survival course!
Adeline and Olivier will be supervising the group throughout this survival weekend. They'll pass on their experience with passion and a guarantee of a safe environment.
As our guides love to say, "survival means making do with what you've got". So you won't need much equipment!
You will receive :
For the rest, use the equipment described below.
Don't panic, we won't teach you how to survive without food! Pack a picnic for Friday evening and Saturday morning.
We'll then learn how to find food in the forest, how to cook with plants and bake bread, and we'll finish off with a survival food kit.
What is not included
Once your booking has been confirmed, we'll send you a full list of the equipment you'll need to bring with you. Here's an overview:
In survival we make do with what we have. So don't make any compulsive purchases, there is always a solution.
Once we have a confirmed group to go on the adventure, we create a Whatsapp group to encourage carpooling and get to Nismes.
Go to Nismes station. From there, it's a short 1 km walk to the meeting point.
Once we have a confirmed group to go on the adventure, we will create a Whatsapp group/email chain to encourage carpooling.
Otherwise, the expedition begins in the village of Nismes. All you have to do to get there is take the train.
If we judge that the weather is too bad to spend a good time together and/or if the weather does not allow us to carry out the expedition (e.g. drought, floods, stormy weather etc): in this case, we will cancel the expedition and provide you with a voucher to be able to book a new date at no additional cost.
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Yes, of course. We can spread your payment over 2 or 3 instalments. Don't hesitate to contact us via this link to receive payment information in instalments.
You will receive a payment confirmation e-mail as soon as your booking has been made.
Within 4 working days, you will receive an e-mail confirming your registration for the expedition. A roadbook containing all the practical information about your expedition will be sent to you.
7 days before your departure date, you will be added to a WhatsApp group with the other participants and your guide so that you can ask any questions you may have.
At the end of your course you will receive your "BASIC SURVIVAL COURSE" certificate, proving that you have acquired the basics of survival in the wild with a survival instructor.
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