Saturday December 3, 2022 | $150 | 10 am to 3 pm
Q&A and social by the fire at the conclusion of the training
With guest instructor Nathan Donnelly
Save $50 if register for both Blade School and Fire School Choose Wildkind Skills Weekend Package to register for both.
Learn safety, carving techniques, bushcraft applications, woods work and of course one of the most important skills often overlooked, how to properly sharpen your blade which will include a few different methods that can be used. Nathan will bring a variety of blades to show and tell and each student is encouraged to bring their own knife to class as the format is hands-on instruction. (A recommended knife list with various price-points will be sent upon registration). The training from this course will offer students a working knowledge that can be applied at home or in the field for maximum utility of their blades.
Learning these invaluable skills are the foundation to becoming more resilient. Instructor Nathan Donnelly brings a lifetime of knowledge as an outdoor professional to the Wildkind community. He was listed as one of the “10 strongest competitors” from the popular TV series, ALONE, The History Channel. Nathan welcomes life-long learners to Blade School, and will teach the foundational skills of working with one of your most invaluable tools, the knife. He will also give the students relevant information about working with axes and machetes.
Blade school offers all the skills training needed to successfully work with your knife, one of the top 5 essential items listed in the 5 C’s of survival. Wildkind Academy is now offering curated skills training courses that compliment the Wildkind MasterClass of wilderness living & survival, self-reliance and home/travel preparedness including:
Cover & Cordage
Backcountry Cooking & Water
Nathan Donnelly lives on the San Juan Islands in Washington State. He is an educator of wilderness living, emergency preparedness and permaculture design. As a wildlife biologist, backcountry park ranger, wildland firefighter, search and rescue and adventurist, Nathan is an incredible asset to his community. Watch his experience on ALONE by tuning in to season 6. Wildkind Academy is thrilled to bring Nathan to Olympia Washington to share his knowledge with those who hear the call of the wild…