I have been to many survival schools, as I was training for a survival program on Colombian TV, but this training with Joel was the best so far!
— Daniel Tirado, "Dual survivor" South America and "The island" TV show star

California Wilderness Survival Courses

Africa Bushcraft courses

Wilderness training at our Survival Schools in San Diego, California and Africa are not only fun and fulfilling but welcome all experience levels. Our field tested experience, small groups, and spectacular locations are what sets us apart when it comes to real life survival skills that you can count on - military, celebrities and survival show contestants have chosen to train with us for this reason. If you do not walk away feeling more competent in the outdoors after training with us, then we will give you a full refund! Watch a short video of how we train you! 

We lead global survival wilderness courses in spectacular outdoor locations throughout southern California - San Diego, Orange County/Los Angeles and Africa. Proudly we are the only Survival School in California running wilderness courses on Native American lands with cooler temperatures year round, wildlife, seclusion and a diverse terrain. Join us to experience quality survival training, beautiful wilderness terrain and adventure! 


We offer personalized survival training to individuals and groups such as school kids, boy scouts, corporations, and families. We can customize locations or curriculum to suite your personal goals. Learn more...

Many of our survival training courses are lead in southern California and Africa - learn more about all our Survival Schools across the globe and start planning your next adventure!