Session One- 1 hour theory; Session Two- 2.5 hours outdoors, cutting blocks; Session Three- 2.5 hours outdoors assembling blocks
$1000/group. Maximum 25 participants
In this hands-on workshop, students learn how iglu blocks are cut and how iglus are constructed. Students will also learn how a traditional Inuit iglu was arranged on the inside. Students will work in small groups to create their very own iglu village.
Outdoor Safety and Survival
Cold/Warm Weather Theory: 6 hours; $700 per group of up to 10 people.
Cold Weather Practical: 6 hours; $1000 per group of up to 8 people.
Warm Weather Practical: 6 hours; $775 per group of up to 8 people.
Students gain basic but valuable knowledge and skills that increase chances of survival in a remote northern environment.
Minimizing Wildlife Hazards
Course length: 3 hours
Cost: $500 per group of up to 10 people.
Students learn how to safely manage various types of animal encounters.
Environmental Illnesses: First Aid Prevention
Course length: 1.5 hours
Cost: $400 per group of up to 10 people.
Students learn how to recognize symptoms of environmental illnesses, as well as how to administer First Aid and prevent them. Upon successful completion, students will understand signs, symptoms, First Aid and prevention of the following illnesses: Hypothermia/hyperthermia, frostbite, carbon monoxide poisoning, frozen lung, and snow blindness.
Harvesting the Northern Wild
Two 1.5 hour sessions; $500 per group of up to 6 people
Upon successful completion, students will have learned how to identify and harvest several edible northern berries. Students will also learn how to process the berries to make freezer jam.