Survivor Kid

Survivor Kid

A Practical Guide to Wilderness Survival

eBook - 2011
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Baker & Taylor
A handbook that equips older children with practical tools for overcoming adverse wilderness experiences, even if they are endured alone, drawing on the advice of a search-and-rescue professional to provide coverage of topics ranging from building a fire and dealing with wild animals to finding sustenance and signaling for help. Original.

Independent Publishing Group
Counteracting the panic and fear associated with getting lost in the wild, this handbook equips children with practical tools for overcoming adverse wilderness experiences, even if they are endured alone. Compiled by a search-and-rescue professional, straightforward advice is offered on building shelters and fires, signaling for help, finding water and food, dealing with dangerous animals, learning how to navigate, and avoiding injuries. Practice projects are included to hone survival skills?such as starting a fire with a reflective surface, casting animal tracks, or using a treasure hunt to test navigational aptitude. Making a strong argument for danger prevention, each lesson is coupled with simple instructions and diagrams that will reassure and empower young adventurers.

Anyone can get lost while camping or on a hike andSurvivor Kid teaches young adventurers the survival skills they need if they ever find themselves lost or in a dangerous situation in the wild. Written by a search and rescue professional and lifelong camper, it’s filled with safe and practical advice on building shelters and fires, signaling for help, finding water and food, dealing with dangerous animals, learning how to navigate, and avoiding injuries in the wilderness. Ten projects include building a simple brush shelter, using a reflective surface to start a fire, testing your navigation skills with a treasure hunt, and casting animal tracks to improve your observation skills.



Baker
& Taylor

Presents a guide to wilderness survival in both common and unusual situations, including how to build a shelter, find water and food, deal with dangerous animals, and navigate in the wild.

Publisher: Chicago : Chicago Review Press, c2011
ISBN: 9781569768785
1569768781
9781569768792
156976879X
9781569768778
1569768773
Branch Call Number: E-BOOK
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xii, 222 p.) : ill

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