Lessons & Training

Survival Skills Course and Training

All backcountry recreation enthusiasts risk getting lost or stranded for a short time in the outdoors. NOC’s wilderness survival classes teach you how to survive--and even thrive--in such situations. With a diverse group of instructors ranging from international expedition team leaders, to biology teachers and primitive skills instructors, NOC’s elite team offers the best in survival learning. NOC instructors lead you in fun survival and primitive skills exercises here in the Nantahala National Forest, showing you how to work with nature and its resources to survive.

Outdoor School Courses

Backcountry Survival Instructor Training

Price: $385

Duration: 5 Days

Price Per Person: $399.99

Dates: June 8-12, September 21-25

Location: Bryson City, NC

Learn to organize, lead and teach wilderness skills in this 5-day course. Ideal for outdoor program professionals. Learn More