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Survivor Kid : A Practical Guide to Wilderness Survival (Paperback) (Denise Long)

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Anyone can get lost while camping or on a hike andSurvivor Kid teaches young adventurers the survival skills they need if they ever find themselves lost or in a dangerous situation in the wild. Written by a search and rescue professional and lifelong camper, it’s filled with safe and practical advice on building shelters and fires, signaling for help, finding water and food, dealing with dangerous animals, learning how to navigate, and avoiding injuries in the wilderness. Ten projects include building a simple brush shelter, using a reflective surface to start a fire, testing your navigation skills with a treasure hunt, and casting animal tracks to improve your observation skills.

Counteracting the panic and fear associated with getting lost in the wild, this handbook equips children with practical tools for overcoming adverse wilderness experiences, even if they are endured alone. Compiled by a search-and-rescue professional, straightforward advice is offered on building shelters and fires, signaling for help, finding water and food, dealing with dangerous animals, learning how to navigate, and avoiding injuries. Practice projects are included to hone survival skills151;such as starting a fire with a reflective surface, casting animal tracks, or using a treasure hunt to test navigational aptitude. Making a strong argument for danger prevention, each lesson is coupled with simple instructions and diagrams that will reassure and empower young adventurers.
Number of Pages: 222
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
Sub-Genre: Science + Nature / General, Outdoor Skills, Sports + Recreation / Camping + Outdoor Activities
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Independent Pub Group
Age Range: 9-12 years
Author: Denise Long
Language: English
Street Date: May 1, 2011
TCIN: 13441133
UPC: 9781569767085
Item Number (DPCI): 248-65-4925
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