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New River Trail State Park
176 Orphanage DR, Max Meadows VA 24360
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Survival 101
Date: 08/23/2014
Time: 10:00 a.m.   To  11:00 a.m.
Location: Foster Falls Discovery Center
Description: 07-19-2014
Do you have what it takes to survive in the wild?
Shelter Building - See how to make a shelter in the wild using only natural materials with hands on activities.

07-26-2014 and 08-23-2014
Could you survive with nothing but a spoon?
House Hold Survival - Imagine having to survive in the wild with only common house hold items such as, spoons, pillow cases, soda cans, chololate, clothes pins, bleach, and Fritos.

How many ways can you make fire?
Fire Making - We will be exploring different ways to make fire in a survival situation utilizing tools such as sticks, flint and steel, magnifying glasses, and steel wool and batteries.

Please wear clothing that you don't mind getting dirty and closed toed shoes to these activities.
Extra Event Fee: No
Children Allowed: Yes