Global Bushcraft Symposium

An international gathering to promote bushcraft, survival, and traditional skills instruction through the open exchange of philosophies, pedagogical methods and dissemination of best practices within the industry.

HOW?

By developing connections across generations of instructors and cultures of practice.

Emphasizing the critical importance of teaching accurate, fact based and tested skills in their proper context.

Honoring those who have lived, rediscovered and promoted the traditions before us.

 

June 10-14, 2019
Daily Schedule
 Foothills Camp
Alberta Canada
Early Discount Registration Deadline: April 28, 2019

Registration Closes May 31, 2019

News and Updates

As of March 5, 2019

1st International Survival Instructors Syposium – 1995 Sweden

A YouTube video with David Wescott and Dale Kiselyk on “Why have the Global Bushcraft Symposium?

An excellent Podcast from Paul Kirtley, with Mors Kochanski and Jon McArthur on the Global Bushcraft Symposium

New Keynote Sponsor

Casstrom Sweden Knife Co.
Karamat Wilderness Ways
International Canadian School of Survival

New Door/Draw Prize Sponsor:

Tuff Possum Gear
PNW Bushcraft
Bushcraft Danmark
Karamat Wilderness Ways
Condor Knives
Maple Made Bucksaws
International Canadian School of Survival
Knife and Axe Co.

New Presenters

Travis Bower
Jesper Hede
Dave Holder
Kevin Kossowan
Dave MacDonald
Patrick McGlinchey
Travis Finlayson
Peter Magnin
Fabian Schmitz
Scott Williams

 

Our Sponsors

Keynote Sponsors

 

Casstrom Sweden Knife Co

Sponsoring the Legends from the First International Survival Instructors Symposium that took place in Sweden in 1995

Website: Casstrom Lapland Knife Co.

Sponsoring Canadian Survival Instructor and Professor
Dr. Andre Francois Bourbeau

Website: Karamat.com

ICSOS

Sponsoring American Survival Instructor and Professional Outdoor Educator
Cody Lundin

Website I.C.S.O.S.

Theme Camp Sponsors

 

Slipstream

Sponsor of the Wilderness Medicine Camp

Raven Rescue

Sponsor of the Swiftwater Rescue Camp

Canadian Rangers Crest

Sponsor of the Canadian Rangers Camp

SAR-Alberta

Sponsor of the Search and Rescue Camp

Wild by Nature Adventures

Sponsor of the Survival Challenge Camp

Painted Warriors

Sponsor of the Horse Outfitter Camp

Ben's Backwoods

Sponsor of the Axecraft Camp

Door/Draw Prize Sponsors

 

 

Tuff Possum Gear PNW BUSHCRAFT
Bushcraft Danmark Canadian Outdoor Equipment
ICSOS K&A Logo

Continue reading “Our Sponsors”

Contact Us

Theme Camp Inquiries-All inquiries about our theme camps should be directed here to theme camp inquiries.

Sponsorship Inquiries– If you have questions about becoming a sponsor for the event or inquiries about sponsorship please contact Sponsorship inquiries.

Volunteer Inquiries-All questions about becoming a volunteer, please contact Volunteer Inquiries.

General Inquiries – If you would appreciate receiving notifications or have a question regarding the Global Bushcraft Symposium we would invite you to contact us at general inquiries.

If you are interested in learning about becoming a presenter, please click here.

Note: Information will only be used to notify mailing list participants regarding key developments for the Global Bushcraft Symposium and will NOT be shared with 3rd parties under any circumstances.

 

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