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Primitive Skills Workshop

This two-day workshop (June 26,10:00am to June 27,1:00pm) focuses on primitive living and how our ancestors once survived by perfecting the skills needed to live off the land. Attendees will learn how to make shelters, matchless fires, cordage, increase nature awareness skills, find safe water, and identify common edible and medicinal plants. The overnight hands-on workshop is geared towards adults. Teenagers are permitted if accompanied by a parent. Individuals and families only, no groups. Participants will need to bring basic camping gear food and water. This free program requires registration.  For questions, email Patrick Adams at paadams@pa.gov or call 724-899-3611.

Saturday, June 26, 2021 at 10:00am to 1:00pm

Raccoon Creek State Park
3000 State Route 18, Hookstown, PA 15050-1605


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