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Primitive Trapping Workshop - OHIO

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Primitive Trapping Workshop

Class Limit: 10 Students

This class will introduce you to the most effective ways to construct Primitive traps and set them to catch game. Anyone can build a trap, building an effective trap, knowing where to set that trap, and bringing animals to that location are the keys to successful trapping. In this course, we will explore only the most effective methods for catching the main food sources available in the wild, Birds, Mammals, Amphibians, and Fish.

Course Topics:

  • Trap Trigger systems
  • Trap Engines
  • Deadfalls
  • Cages
  • Snares
  • Guillotines
  • Animal Sign
  • Behavior
  • Location
  • Baits
  • Lures
  • Water Sets
  • Land Sets
  • Fishing Sets
  • Net Traps
  • Net Making

Camping will be Modern bring Tent/Hammock.

Required Equipment:

  1. Knife
  2. Saw
  3. Hatchet
  4. SAK/MT
  5. Leather Gloves
  6. Bank Line #36 and #6 (a 1 lb. roll of each)
  7. Paracord 50’
  8. 7" Net Needle
  9. (2) Metal Key Rings 2” in diameter
  10. Notebook Pencil/Pen
  11. Clothes for Weather
  12. Food and Snacks

*****An Ohio 3 day or Resident Fishing License is REQUIRED for this class and will need to be purchased prior to arriving at the school. An instructor will ask to see the license when you arrive.

      Port-a-Pots are located approximately 400 yards from the base camp near the parking area.

      Water will be available from jugs located in Base Camp. We continually check the water supply to make sure it is readily available.

      We do not allow anyone to remain at camp without an instructor present

      If you suffer from a medical condition that requires medication, please bring your prescribed medicines with you. If you undergo surgery or a hospital stay within 30 days of the class, DO NOT attempt this course.

        As the premier school for self-reliance, our training exceeds that of any other school in the nation; so please take it seriously and take the time to physically prepare.

            Age Requirements

            • Must be at least 18 years of age to attend the class. 

            Due to property insurance restrictions: There will be no camping on the school property prior to the start of the class or after the classes conclude.

            Each class is instructed by highly trained and professional outdoor/wilderness instructors. Each instructor teaches the Pathfinder School system and is authorized by Dave Canterbury. Instructors, including Dave Canterbury, can vary from class to class.

            Exxon Gas Station located at 7575 Rte. 327 Wellston, OH 45692 (740) 384-4767 at 8am on the first day of class (unless otherwise noted in the individual class description). A Pathfinder Instructor will be there to meet you.  From there you will be lead to the school property.

            Nearby Hotels:

            Comfort Inn

            605 E. Main St, Jackson, OH 45640 (740) 286-7581

            Aprrox. 8.1 miles (12 minutes) from class meeting location.

            Approx. 10.9 miles (27 minutes) from the School Property

            Days Inn 

            972 E Main St, Jackson, OH 45640 (740) 286-3464

            Aprrox. 7.7 miles (9 minutes) from class meeting location.

            Approx. 10.4 miles (24 minutes) from the School Property

            Red Roof Inn

            1000 Acy Ave, Jackson, OH 45640 (740) 288-1200

            Aprrox. 7.8 miles (10 minutes) from class meeting location.

            Approx. 10.6 miles (24 minutes) from the School Property

             

            Nearby Camp Grounds:

            Lake Alma State Park

            422 Lake Alma Road, Wellston, OH 45692 - Reservations (866) 644-6727 Park Office (740) 384-4474

            Aprrox. 3.1 miles (7 minutes) from class meeting location.

            Jackson Lake State Park

            35 Tommy Been Road, Oak Hill, OH 45656 - Reservations (866) 644-6727 Park Office (740) 682-6197

            Approx. 21.3 miles (29 minutes) from class meeting location.

            All students must read, agree, and sign a Liability Waiver and Release form for the Pathfinder School LLC and the venue prior to attending the course. This can be signed brought to the course and given to staff upon arrival. No student will attend training without both forms being on file. Please note we do not share this information with anyone.

            Click here for the Pathfinder School Liability Waiver and Release. 

            If you need to cancel..

            Once you purchase a class for The Pathfinder School, the Pathfinder Gathering, or for a Self Reliance Outfitters store event, you have up to 14 days before the event or class to cancel and receive a refund. This provides us time to open the spot for someone else to purchase. 

            Any cancellations past that threshold will not be eligible for a refund. A cancellation due to an emergency will be handled on a case by case basis and will only be eligible for a store gift card.

            If you do not show up for a class or event your registration fees are forfeited and no refunds or store credits will be issued.

            If a class gets canceled...

            We require a minimum of 5 to 10 students to conduct a class (depending on the class).  If a class needs to be cancelled due to an insufficient number of registrations, you will be contacted by phone or email. You will then have the option to transfer to another class (if available), receive a store gift card, or a refund.

            Please note: The Pathfinder School LLC is not responsible for travel expenses, airline tickets, or other accommodations if a class is cancelled.

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            Primitive Trapping Workshop - OHIO

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            *Pathfinder Classes are not eligible for discounts.

            Primitive Trapping Workshop

            Class Limit: 10 Students

            This class will introduce you to the most effective ways to construct Primitive traps and set them to catch game. Anyone can build a trap, building an effective trap, knowing where to set that trap, and bringing animals to that location are the keys to successful trapping. In this course, we will explore only the most effective methods for catching the main food sources available in the wild, Birds, Mammals, Amphibians, and Fish.

            Course Topics:

            • Trap Trigger systems
            • Trap Engines
            • Deadfalls
            • Cages
            • Snares
            • Guillotines
            • Animal Sign
            • Behavior
            • Location
            • Baits
            • Lures
            • Water Sets
            • Land Sets
            • Fishing Sets
            • Net Traps
            • Net Making

            Camping will be Modern bring Tent/Hammock.

            Required Equipment:

            1. Knife
            2. Saw
            3. Hatchet
            4. SAK/MT
            5. Leather Gloves
            6. Bank Line #36 and #6 (a 1 lb. roll of each)
            7. Paracord 50’
            8. 7" Net Needle
            9. (2) Metal Key Rings 2” in diameter
            10. Notebook Pencil/Pen
            11. Clothes for Weather
            12. Food and Snacks

            *****An Ohio 3 day or Resident Fishing License is REQUIRED for this class and will need to be purchased prior to arriving at the school. An instructor will ask to see the license when you arrive.

                Port-a-Pots are located approximately 400 yards from the base camp near the parking area.

                Water will be available from jugs located in Base Camp. We continually check the water supply to make sure it is readily available.

                We do not allow anyone to remain at camp without an instructor present

                If you suffer from a medical condition that requires medication, please bring your prescribed medicines with you. If you undergo surgery or a hospital stay within 30 days of the class, DO NOT attempt this course.

                  As the premier school for self-reliance, our training exceeds that of any other school in the nation; so please take it seriously and take the time to physically prepare.

                      Age Requirements

                      • Must be at least 18 years of age to attend the class. 

                      Due to property insurance restrictions: There will be no camping on the school property prior to the start of the class or after the classes conclude.

                      Each class is instructed by highly trained and professional outdoor/wilderness instructors. Each instructor teaches the Pathfinder School system and is authorized by Dave Canterbury. Instructors, including Dave Canterbury, can vary from class to class.

                      Exxon Gas Station located at 7575 Rte. 327 Wellston, OH 45692 (740) 384-4767 at 8am on the first day of class (unless otherwise noted in the individual class description). A Pathfinder Instructor will be there to meet you.  From there you will be lead to the school property.

                      Nearby Hotels:

                      Comfort Inn

                      605 E. Main St, Jackson, OH 45640 (740) 286-7581

                      Aprrox. 8.1 miles (12 minutes) from class meeting location.

                      Approx. 10.9 miles (27 minutes) from the School Property

                      Days Inn 

                      972 E Main St, Jackson, OH 45640 (740) 286-3464

                      Aprrox. 7.7 miles (9 minutes) from class meeting location.

                      Approx. 10.4 miles (24 minutes) from the School Property

                      Red Roof Inn

                      1000 Acy Ave, Jackson, OH 45640 (740) 288-1200

                      Aprrox. 7.8 miles (10 minutes) from class meeting location.

                      Approx. 10.6 miles (24 minutes) from the School Property

                       

                      Nearby Camp Grounds:

                      Lake Alma State Park

                      422 Lake Alma Road, Wellston, OH 45692 - Reservations (866) 644-6727 Park Office (740) 384-4474

                      Aprrox. 3.1 miles (7 minutes) from class meeting location.

                      Jackson Lake State Park

                      35 Tommy Been Road, Oak Hill, OH 45656 - Reservations (866) 644-6727 Park Office (740) 682-6197

                      Approx. 21.3 miles (29 minutes) from class meeting location.

                      All students must read, agree, and sign a Liability Waiver and Release form for the Pathfinder School LLC and the venue prior to attending the course. This can be signed brought to the course and given to staff upon arrival. No student will attend training without both forms being on file. Please note we do not share this information with anyone.

                      Click here for the Pathfinder School Liability Waiver and Release. 

                      If you need to cancel..

                      Once you purchase a class for The Pathfinder School, the Pathfinder Gathering, or for a Self Reliance Outfitters store event, you have up to 14 days before the event or class to cancel and receive a refund. This provides us time to open the spot for someone else to purchase. 

                      Any cancellations past that threshold will not be eligible for a refund. A cancellation due to an emergency will be handled on a case by case basis and will only be eligible for a store gift card.

                      If you do not show up for a class or event your registration fees are forfeited and no refunds or store credits will be issued.

                      If a class gets canceled...

                      We require a minimum of 5 to 10 students to conduct a class (depending on the class).  If a class needs to be cancelled due to an insufficient number of registrations, you will be contacted by phone or email. You will then have the option to transfer to another class (if available), receive a store gift card, or a refund.

                      Please note: The Pathfinder School LLC is not responsible for travel expenses, airline tickets, or other accommodations if a class is cancelled.

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