Myth and Reality of Outdoor Survival

Jul 13, 2019 — 9 a.m. to noon

Location: Fountain Creek Nature Center, 320 Peppergrass Ln, Fountain, CO 80817 (get directions)

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If everything you know about survival in the wilderness has come from popular media, chances are the information is full of flaws and myths. In this hands-on interactive workshop you’ll learn the basics of outdoor survival, so you can write realistic scenes in your fiction. Class size is limited to 12, so be sure to get your registration in! Please wear clothing and shoes suitable for hiking and bring a daypack with sun protection, hat, water, snacks, and a rain jacket.

Cost is $20 per person. Class size is limited to 12.

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Faculty

Elizabeth Barber

Elizabeth Barber is a Colorado Springs native with a love of adventure, hiking, climbing, history, art, survival skills and the outdoors. Elizabeth spent many years bringing history back to life as the Lead Interpreter for Rock Ledge Ranch Historic Site and she currently works as the Program Coordinator for the Garden of the Gods Visitor & Nature Center. Elizabeth extensively studied historic crafts and outdoor skills and she loves to share her knowledge with others by teaching. Elizabeth is a National Association for Interpretation Certified Interpretive Guide, and she studied Outdoor Leadership and Recreation at Pikes Peak Community College.