Bushcraft & Survival Skills

Bushcraft & Survival Courses in Swedish Lapland

Learn about how to enjoy and to survive the wild in summer or winter conditions.
We offer courses in Bushcraft & Survival for individuals, families and groups. Our courses are based on your own experience, knowledge and preferences, ranging from "basic living in the nature" to more advanced "hard core survival".

You will during your stay in the wilderness, get to learn interesting skills both through theory and practice about what is important to think about while you are out in the wild. What can you do to avoid getting into a dangerous situation? What should one do and prioritize to get out alive?

You also learn practical skills such as how to always successfully start a fire and other useful skills that comes in handy whether it is regarding a survival situation or just to make life comfortable during an outdoor trip.

During the longest course it is also likely that your instructor will put you through different test moments so you can try your new skills in "real-life situations".

We have divided the Bushcraft & Survival courses into 3 different degrees of difficulty:

Wilderness Life 24-hour Bushcraft

One adventure filled day with one overnight stay in the wilderness. Your adventure will begin at approximately 10:00 am on day 1 and will end at approximately 10:00 am on day 2.

Wilderness Life Weekend Bushcraft

Three intensive days with two overnights in the woods. Your adventure starts on Friday and ends on Sunday.

Wilderness Life Extreme Bushcraft

Seven active days with six nights in the wild. Your adventure starts on Friday and ends on Thursday.


The different courses contain the same elements. The longest course will however have more time for more in-depth theory and practice. There would be a lot more time available for hands-on training and implementation of for example building camps, movement, navigation, fishing, etc.

Contains theoretical and practical elements:

  • Fire
  • Food & Water (cooking over fire etc.)
  • Camp
  • Self-care
  • Fishing
  • STOP, PPPPP, 5 C´s, Hypothermia, Dehydration, Navigation etc.

Included in all courses:

  • Instructor (present throughout the course).
  • All wilderness meals.
  • Rental of tent/tarp/fishing gear/snowshoes/winter sleeping bag (if needed).
  • Transit to and from the starting point.

Not included:

  • Flights/travel to Arvidsjaur.
  • Insurances.
  • Alcoholic drinks.

Good to know:

The courses are conducted by experienced and certified instructors and are conducted in English or Swedish.

The accommodation for the nights will, during the summer and autumn seasons, be in tent/tarp and during the winter season in a simple wilderness cottage. If needed and under special circumstances, overnight stays could also be in our Wilderness Lodge.

A group must have a minimum of one adult (18 years old) and the minimum age of all participants is 5 years old. Participants under 18 years of age must either have their parent or guardian present, or have their parents or guardians written permission.

Read more about Bushcraft & Survival - Wilderness Camping.

In addition to the above mentioned courses, we can tailor a course entirely to the groups' wishes regarding both the content and length of the course.

If you are interested in ‘one-on-one’ courses, please contact us for price information.

More information

Prices
Contact us for price information.

Min number of participants
Two persons.

Availability
All year round.

Additional Information
These are open group courses. If you are interested in a private course for your group, please contact us.

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