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Introduction to Wilderness Survival

Join wilderness survival expert, Steve Lancia, to learn about prioritizing the six elements of survival and gear up for emergency preparedness in both urban and wilderness settings. During this two-hour class, Steve will discuss the specific needs of a bug-out-bag or survival kit, and how to best assemble one. You will also explore vital skills such as First Aid, shelter preparation, fire building, water collection, and purification, signaling for help, and gathering food.

For ages 12 and up.

This event is part of the 2022 Ault Summer Reading program, Read Beyond the Beaten Path.

Saturday, July 16, 2022
10:00am - 12:00pm
Marx Family Black Box Theater
  Adult     Everyone     Young Adult  
  Home and Garden     Lecture and Conversation  

Registration is required. There are 15 seats available.

Steve Lancia is the founder and owner of Northcamp Wilderness School, which was established in 2008. Throughout his youth, Steve demonstrated an affinity for the outdoors and for mastering the skills of survival; as an Eagle Scout, a Lifeguard, and Water Safety Instructor. After earning his degree in Forestry, Steve continued to add to his expertise as a Search and Rescue Team Member in the Monongahela National Forest of West Virginia, Professional with the National Ski Patrol, Licensed NYS Guide, American Red Cross Instructor, Licensed EMT, and most recently a Wilderness EMT. Throughout the 90s, as the owner of North Sea Kayaking Company, he was the premiere survival instructor and kayaking outfitter on the East End of Long Island.