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What will you do if electricity is suspended temporarily or indefinitely? How will you cook without electricity or gas? Rest assured, it can be done! Learn how to confidently meet any future power grid challenges at a new family event: SURVIVAL COOKING 101, sponsored by 315 Survival (survival gear shop in Woodland Park, CO), Teller Rifles, and the NE Teller County Fire Department in Woodland Park, CO. This course is suitable for the entire family. Children are encouraged and welcome to attend. For course details, click "READ MORE" on the red box below.

  • Date: 9/10/2022 10:00 AM
  • Location 1010 Evergreen Heights Drive, Woodland Park, CO, USA (Map)
  • More Info: Northeast Teller County Fire Department


Survival Cooking 101 - Course Description

Date: Saturday, September 10, 2022 

Time: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Location: 1010 Evergreen Heights Drive, Woodland Park, CO 80863 (NE Teller County Fire Department)

Cost: Adults and Teens - $35;  Children (12 and under) - $25

Preferred payment method: PayPal 

Alternate payment method: Check made payable to "Teller Rifles" - Mail to PO Box 460, Cripple Creek, CO 80813

Instructor: Eric Walker, owner of 315 Survival (a gear shop in Woodland Park, CO) and former U.S. Army 10th Mountain Division Mountaineering and Survival expert.

Participants will learn the basics of fire building, water procurement, and field cooking methods. The class will be held at the fire station located at 1010 Evergreen Heights Dr, Woodland Park, CO 80863.

The course will be conducted in three phases:

Phase I: Classroom Instruction

Phase II: Demonstration and Practical Exercise

Phase III: Meal prep, outdoor feast, social time and Q & A

Meals: All meals will be provided and include homemade bread/cakes, dehydrated shelf-stable items, and more. Gluten-free and Vegan items will be available.

Class size limit: 36    Cost: Adults & Teens - $35. Children (12 and under) - $25.

Participants will learn 10+ methods for cooking without electricity, propane, butane or natural gas.  All attendees will construct an operational cooking device; learn how to build a safe and effective open fire; and cook food on a utility-free cooking device.

Class participants will be grouped into teams of four to build a cooking device, start a safe open fire and cook food that the entire class will eat at the final phase of the course.

If you have any fire-building items or stoves, you are welcome to bring them.

If you have PayPal, you can register here and use your PayPal account.  If you do not have PayPal, please send a check payable to Teller Rifles, PO Box 460, Cripple Creek, CO, 80813.  When TR receives your check, you will be officially signed up.  Another option is to emailTeller Rifles president, Charles S. to make arrangements to meet and exchange information:

IMPORTANT NOTE:  If a STAGE 2 burn ban takes effect for the date September 10, 2022, THIS CLASS WILL BE RESCHEDULED as soon as the burn ban is expired.

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