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 SC-1004 Courses
BushMaster Survival 

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Each student will be required to sign a waiver  Click HERE for waiver
Please note that all gear must fit in your pack or on your person, you must be able to trek in to the training site.
Please note that some courses are kept to a minimum of students for instructing purposes. This course is limited to 8 students. 
 The SC-1004 course each student learns the basics & fundamentals of land navigation skills (Map & Compass) and how to read a Topo map. The student will spend three nights and four days in the woods and or swamp of Florida. Each student will spend the first two days learning the skills needed to survive the environment using minimal gear. Each student will build a shelter using the surrounding resources and sleep in it with no tent or sleeping bag. The third day each student will learn how to construct traps, snares and primitive survival tools. As well as basic survival back country first aid. The fourth day each student will learn the basics & fundamentals of land navigation skills (Map & Compass) and how to read a Topo map. Each student will have a full understanding of land navigation to keep them from getting lost, how to find their location on a map and how to get to where they need to go.



Required Gear to complete this course. 
  • Back Pack 
  • Poncho Linear
  • Survival Blanket
  • Water Container / Canteen, Water Bottle (metal)
  • Fire Making Kit, Flint, Magnesium Fire Starter or equivalent 
  • Flash Light or Head Lamp
  • Fixed Blade Knife 4" to 6" blade recommended 
  • Insect Repellent 
  • Note Pad & Pencil 
  • Cooking Kit
  • Utensils, spoon, fork or spork (only one)
  • Personal First Aid Kit with X-Med's
  • Small roll of toilet paper
  • Snacks, trail mix, power bars, so on 
  • Plan for 5 main meals, 2 evening 1 lunch and 2 breakfast, MRE's, Freeze Dried meals and so on.
  • Appropriate clothing for expected conditions and footwear. 
  • Change of clothing, socks, underwear, shirt so on
  • Head Gear Hat and or bandana 
  • Compass, lensatic
  • Personal Survival Kit
  • Watch, with hands, NOT digital 
  • Leathermen Tool

  • Cell Phone 
  • Hygiene Kit, towel, hand wipes
  • Water Filtration Pump
  • Sunglass
  • Camera 
  • Rain Gear , poncho
  • Other snacks, jerky, energy bars, drink mix, tea, coffee, gum, candy, slim jims
Optional Gear 
  • Alcohol
  • Drugs
  • Fire Arms
  • Stoves
  • Grills
  • Fuels
  • Lanterns
  • Tent / Hammock
  • Sleeping Bag
  • Ant thing Not on the list above

Items Not Permitted 
Items Provided By BMS 
  • Instruction
  • Cordage Materials
  • Game For Fire / Evening Meal  
  • Extra Insect Repellent
  • Area Topo Maps
  • Navigation Protractor


Note: All packs and gear subject to inspection prior to leaving vehicles, all contraband items will be left behind.