An introduction to the principles and practices of ancient wilderness living skills that enable people to live closer to the earth and to realize a deeper understanding of their heritage as human beings. Skills include carving and using a bow and drill fire making set, building and sleeping in a shelter made from natural materials, and instruction in crafts like natural baskets, wooden utensils and natural rope. The course includes backcountry foraging for wild edible foods and materials for crafts, as well as an overnight residency experience. Special Requirement: Students must be 18 to register for this course. This is the non-credit option of EVS153.