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Boston School of Herbal Studies

Location: 12 Pelham Terrace, Arlington, MA 02476

Description: The Boston School of Herbal Studies (BSHS) is committed to providing high quality, affordable herbal education in an urban setting. We believe that health care must consider the whole person; body, mind, spirit, environment and community. BSHS promotes the world of healing plants in our urban community. In so doing, we support rehabilitation of plant and animal species in order to restore the integrity of our bioregion.

Contact: http://bostonherbalstudies.com/bostonherbalstudies.com/Home.chtml.html, herbalstudies@gmail.com, 781-646-6319

Category: plant ID, essential oils,

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New England Bushcraft

Location: NA

Description: The central resource for everything Bushcraft in the Northeast USA. New England Bushcraft Show and Bushcraft Blog sharing information on the regions wilderness skills workshops, primitive living and survival training programs, schools, events and meetings. Members Only Access: Listings of the regions wilderness programs, survival schools and bushcraft and primative skills providers.

Contact: http://newenglandbushcraft.org/, info@newenglandbushcraft.org,

Category: survival, backpacking, camping, survival-other

Sterling College

Location: PO Box 72 16 Sterling Drive Craftsbury Common, VT 05827

Description: Founded in 1958 in Craftsbury Common, Vermont, Sterling College is the leading voice in higher education for environmental stewardship. The College was among the first colleges in the United States to focus on the human relationship with the natural world through academic majors in Ecology, Environmental Humanities, Sustainable Agriculture & Food Systems, and Outdoor Education. Sterling is a baccalaureate degree-granting, non-sectarian, coeducational, residential institution of higher learning accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges and is one of only eight federally recognized Work Colleges in the nation.

Contact: https://sterlingcollege.edu/, 800-648-3591

Category: camping, backpacking, survival, sustainable agriculture,

New Hampshire Outdoor Learning Center

Location: 673 So. Main St. Wolfeboro, N.H. 03894

Description: The New Hampshire Outdoor Learning Center (NHOLC) was built for men and women just like you. Classes are designed for all ages and experience levels to give you the best opportunity for success and enjoyment in the woods and on the waters of New England. Each workshop includes comprehensive classroom training and in the field, hands-on experience. Grab your snowshoes, shotgun, or fishing rods and join us for fun and education that will last a lifetime!

Contact: http://nhoutdoorlearning.com/, steve@nhoutdoorlearning.com, 603-608-8673

Category: butchering, firearms, hunting, fishing, trapping,survival, plant ID, dog training, camping, cooking, backpacking

Maine Primitive Skills School

Location: 716 Church Hill Rd, Augusta Maine

Description: The Maine Primitive Skills School is an intentionally small learning facility with a mission to provide quality instructor level courses. These courses teach primitive skills, bushcraft, wilderness survival, self reliance, permaculture design, and outdoor education. These are ancient skills that develop awareness and sufficiency with the focus of individuals, community interactions and the environment.

Contact: http://www.primitiveskills.com/, staff@primitiveskills.com, 207-623-7298

Category: Foraging, Plant ID, Camping, Survival, Backpacking, Off the Grid, Home building

Outdoor ESCAPES New Hampshire, LLC

Location: P.O. Box 104, Freedom, NH 03836

Description: Offering year-round guided outdoor adventures & lessons, sightseeing tours, adventure programming, and indoor educational programs, our mission is to immerse participants in New Hampshire's nature and heritage as they develop memories and life skills. Through these experiences, participants may learn one or more of the following: basic and advanced recreational sports, backcountry and survival skills, New Hampshire nature/culture/history, fundamentals of leadership (and followship), self-awareness and development, team-building, environmental awareness, and ecological relationships.

Contact: http://outdoorescapesnewhampshire.com/, naturenut@outdoorescapesnewhampshire.com , (603) 528-0136

Category: survival, camping, backpacking, plant ID, foraging,

Sigma 3 Survival School

Location: 1233 Highway B Mansfield, MO 65704

Description: Sigma 3 Survival is an extremely unique entity in the survival community. We are setup to offer a broader array of training than any other survival school in the country. Sigma does not differentiate between the different skills sets involved in the survival philosophy. Because just as bushcraft is pivotal for your survival in the wilderness, tactical and defense related skills are important for your urban and combat related survival. All in all, survival is the study and practice of keeping your ASS alive no matter what is happening around you!

Contact: https://www.survivalschool.us/, 479-426-7990

Category: survival, trapping, first aid, plant ID, backpacking, foraging,

Sigma 3 Survival School

Location: Gravette, Arkansas

Description: Sigma 3 Survival is an extremely unique entity in the survival community. We are setup to offer a broader array of training than any other survival school in the country. Sigma does not differentiate between the different skills sets involved in the survival philosophy. Because just as bushcraft is pivotal for your survival in the wilderness, tactical and defense related skills are important for your urban and combat related survival. All in all, survival is the study and practice of keeping your ASS alive no matter what is happening around you!

Contact: https://www.survivalschool.us/, 314-308-6955

Category: survival, trapping, first aid, plant ID, backpacking, foraging,

Sigma 3 Survival School

Location: Colorado Springs, Colorado

Description: Sigma 3 Survival is an extremely unique entity in the survival community. We are setup to offer a broader array of training than any other survival school in the country. Sigma does not differentiate between the different skills sets involved in the survival philosophy. Because just as bushcraft is pivotal for your survival in the wilderness, tactical and defense related skills are important for your urban and combat related survival. All in all, survival is the study and practice of keeping your ASS alive no matter what is happening around you!

Contact: https://www.survivalschool.us/, 719-930-9714

Category: survival, trapping, first aid, plant ID, backpacking, foraging,

Sigma 3 Survival School

Location: Jacksonville, FL

Description: Sigma 3 Survival is an extremely unique entity in the survival community. We are setup to offer a broader array of training than any other survival school in the country. Sigma does not differentiate between the different skills sets involved in the survival philosophy. Because just as bushcraft is pivotal for your survival in the wilderness, tactical and defense related skills are important for your urban and combat related survival. All in all, survival is the study and practice of keeping your ASS alive no matter what is happening around you!

Contact: https://www.survivalschool.us/, 401-632-1670

Category: survival, trapping, first aid, plant ID, backpacking, foraging,

Sigma 3 Survival School

Location: Ridgeway, VA

Description: Sigma 3 Survival is an extremely unique entity in the survival community. We are setup to offer a broader array of training than any other survival school in the country. Sigma does not differentiate between the different skills sets involved in the survival philosophy. Because just as bushcraft is pivotal for your survival in the wilderness, tactical and defense related skills are important for your urban and combat related survival. All in all, survival is the study and practice of keeping your ASS alive no matter what is happening around you!

Contact: https://www.survivalschool.us/, 276-226-9104

Category: survival, trapping, first aid, plant ID, backpacking, foraging,

LL Bean Outdoor Discovery Schools

Location: USA

Description: Expert guides. Amazing scenery. Hundreds of new outdoor activities to learn. Plus, customized trips, all-inclusive adventures, kids' camps and more. Starting at only $25

Contact: https://www.llbean.com/llb/ods/33?nav=bc, 800-441-5713

Category: Hunting, Fishing, Camping, Off the Grid, Firearms, Backpacking

Wilderness Survival Skills

Location: Online

Description: Do you want to learn wilderness survival skills? Then this website is for you.

Contact: http://www.wilderness-survival-skills.com/,

Category: Survival, Backpacking, Camping

Vermont Wilderness School

Location: Croker Hall, 60 Austine Dr, Brattleboro, VT 05301

Description: Vermont Wilderness School is a community non-profit organization that offers powerful nature-based mentoring programs for children and adults.

Contact: http://www.vermontwildernessschool.org/, office@vermontwildernessschool.org, 802-257-8570

Category: Hunting, Camping, Backpacking,

Tekoa Mountain Outdoors

Location: 27 Sugar Hill, Rd. Williamsburg, MA 01096

Description: We're a family run business. We are committed to providing fun, safe, professional, educational outdoor programs. We're a bunch of certified instructors, professional boaters, creekers, backpackers, climbers, adventure & environmental educators, mountaineering geeks, scouters, Passionate outdoor enthusiasts and just plain good folks.

Contact: http://www.tekoamountainoutdoors.com/home, tim@tekoamountainoutdoors.com, 413-296-4249

Category: Backpacking, Camping, Survival, Off the grid

NOLS

Location: 284 Lincoln st. Lander, WY 82520

Description: NOLS is a nonprofit school that seeks to help you step forward boldly as a leader.

Contact: https://www.nols.edu/en/, 1-800-710-6657

Category: Backpacking, Camping, Survival, Off the grid, First Aid



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