Session One- 1 hour theory; Session Two- 2.5 hours outdoors, cutting blocks; Session Three- 2.5 hours outdoors assembling blocks
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; $675
Cold Weather Practical: 6 hours; $975
Warm Weather Practical: 6 hours; $775
Students gain valuable knowledge and skills that increase chances of survival in a remote northern environment.
Minimizing Wildlife Hazards
Course length: 1 hour
Students learn how to safely manage various types of animal encounters.
Environmental Illnesses: First Aid Prevention
1.5 Hours; $75
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 Aod 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; $200
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.