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Survival Day

All events will take place at the Environmental Learning Center.  

10 am to 11 am- Fire Starting- Learn how to make a campfire without using matches or a lighter.   Try out different methods, such as magnesium sticks and flint and steel. 


11:00 am to 12:00 pm- Animal Encounters- Find out what to do if a wild animals gets too close.   Discussion will include bears, snakes, porcupines, skunks, and many more. 


1:00 pm to 2:00 pm- Map And Compass- Discover the basics of using a map and compass.   All equipment will be provided. 


2:00 pm to 3:00 pm-Edible Plants-Learn some of the edible plants that are found in Black Moshannon State Park and surrounding areas.   Take a short hike to see some examples.


3:00 pm to 4:00 pm- Shelter Building-Find out some different ways to build shelters with limited supplies.

Sunday, September 15, 2019 at 3:00pm to 4:00pm

Black Moshannon State Park
4216 Beaver Road, Philipsburg, PA 16866-9519


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North, Pennsylvania Wilds

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