3-Day Basic Survival Course
15-17 June 2018


  • Bob Gaskin, Black Dog Survival School
  • David Dietrich, GetReady! Emergency Planning Center

During this 3-day course, you will learn the basics of:

  • Bush Craft
  • Fire Starting Techniques
  • Collecting and Treating Water
  • Field Expedient First Aid
  • Shelter Building
  • Food Foraging and Preparation
  • Animal Trapping
  • Signaling
  • Land Navigation

What you will need*:

  • Small Shelter
  • Sleeping Bag
  • 3 Day’s Food/Mess Kit
  • Personal Hygiene Kit
  • First Aid/Trauma Kit
  • Get-Home Bag
  • Proper Clothing (Including Socks)
  • Work or Tactical Gloves
  • Good Survival Knife
*Course materials may be purchased at GetReady! on Thursday night


We will meet at the GetReady! Store in Hampton, Virginia at 6PM Thursday night, June 14th, for the classroom portion and safety briefing. Class will run until 9 PM. Then, we will meet at the training area, Sandy Bottom Nature Park, in Hampton, Virginia, on Friday, the 15th of June at 10 AM. We will conclude the course on Sunday, the 16th of June, around 4 PM. 

The GetReady! Store is located at:
11 West Mercury Blvd
Hampton, VA 23669
(In Langley Square Shopping Center)


For more information and registration, contact:

David Dietrich, GetReady! Emergency Planning Center

Bob Gaskin, Black Dog Survival School


The cost of the class is $300 per person or $500 per couple
- Children 9-14 are $200 with paid adult parent
- Veterans receive a $50 discount