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Texas Outdoor Survival Skills: Shelter Building Basics

  • McKinney Roughs Nature Park 1884 State Hwy 71 West Cedar Creek, Texas, 78612 USA (map)


Surviving the unexpected outdoor emergency often requires protection from the elements of nature. This class provides practical skills that are essential for building a successful emergency shelter from natural materials. This class is taught by experienced instructors from both REI and LCRA. Cordage and rope-making can be an important skill for binding together the support structure of a shelter. Participants will learn to hand twist their own rope from artificial and natural materials. Learn how to find the best natural resources to weatherproof a survival shelter. Small groups will work together to build a shelter from natural materials.

Earlier Event: October 20
Essential Camping Skills Class