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    Wilderness Survival School (NYC)

    Zombies, aliens, or the rise of the machines. If Hollywood has taught us anything, its that the end of civilization as we know it is nigh. But are you ready? Sharpen your outdoor skills during this survival workshop that takes place right in NYC. You’ll pick up on a variety of skills, including making fire, evaluating your needs, and utilizing assets to their full advantage. This class will also introduce you to the psychology of survival, including common pitfalls and the ability to make effective decisions under pressure. The skills you learn in this workshop might serve you well on a planned camping trip, or when you least expect it. Seriously though, it’s going to be the robots.
    Wilderness Survival School (NYC)

    557 6th Ave, Brooklyn

    • Learn to survive in the wild with a bare minimum of supplies during this essentials workshop
    • Understand the psychology of survival, effective decision-making under pressure, fire basics, and more
    • Make new friends who also want to learn how to survive
    • Enjoy learning how to live without the means of everyday modern conveniences
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    1 positive reviews
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    Wild Berry Hunt

    Ever wondered where those delicious berries in your smoothie come from? That is, before they get stuffed into plastic bags and stored in the frozen foods aisle of your local grocery store? This upstate New York day trip will take you on a hunt for delicious fresh berries, including blueberries, huckleberries, raspberries, blackberries, and strawberries! You’ll get to eat your fill along the way, and package some to take home with you. Plus, you’ll explore beautiful outdoor wilds, replete with scenic vistas, and maybe even get to go swimming! This is the perfect way to treat yourself to some fresh nutrition while escaping the clamor of the city for a few rejuvenating hours of adventure. You’re sure to have a berry good time!
    Wild Berry Hunt

    557 6th Ave, Brooklyn

    • Embark on a berry-eating adventure with a guide who knows how to find the most abundant patches
    • Discover tranquil lakes and and take in stunning scenes of natural beauty
    • Leave the car behind, and take a relaxing and scenic van ride
    • Enjoy a rejuvenating escape into nature and away from the clamor of the big city
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    1 positive reviews
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    Canoeing Adventure (Upstate, NY)

    Tired of navigating the jammed streets of New York City? Experience travel the way it should be: tranquil and traffic free. This canoeing adventure will take you out of the city and into the wilds of upstate New York. You’ll be paddling the pristine waters of the Catskill Reservoirs, which, thanks to their only being accessible via special permit, are free of overabundance. You’ll work with an experienced guide to pick up the basics of canoeing, and explore the many shorelines and hidden spots of this serene environment. Along the way, you could spot any number of upstate wildlife who call this area home. Bet you didn’t know there were any birds out there other than pigeons, huh?
    Canoeing Adventure (Upstate, NY)

    557 6th Ave, Brooklyn

    • Embark on a canoeing adventure in upstate New York as you explore the pristine Catskill Reservoirs
    • Spot wildlife foraging along the banks and wild fowl flying overhead
    • Enjoy a rejuvenating escape into nature and away from the clamor of the big city
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    1 positive reviews
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    Nature Day Adventure (Upstate Adventure Guides)

    Get out of the jungle of NYC and into more civilized surroundings: the wilds of of upstate New York! Your journey will start with a scenic van ride north, during which you’ll get to fill up on coffee, fruit, and snacks to fuel yourself for whatever adventure lies ahead. Upstate Adventure Guides features a range of popular exploration spots, including the numerous peaks and ridges to hike. No matter what adventure you select, you’ll be in the sure hands of a capable guide, who will teach you the ropes of hiking and take you to all of the best vantage points for viewing scenic vistas and spotting wildlife. If you’re feeling the stress of a fast-paced city life, this is the perfect way to unwind without having to worry about planning for transportation or rifling through guidebooks. Don’t worry, the city will still be there when you get back.
    Nature Day Adventure (Upstate Adventure Guides)

    557 6th Ave, Brooklyn

    • Embark on a day of exploring the mountains and forests of upstate New York
    • Discover tranquil lakes and hike mountain paths teeming with North American wildlife
    • Leave the car behind as you travel by van during a relaxing and scenic ride
    • Enjoy a rejuvenating escape into nature and away from the clamor of the big city
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    1 positive reviews
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    Nature Day Adventure (Destination Backcountry Adventures)

    Get out of the jungle of NYC and into more civilized surroundings: the wilds of of upstate New York! Your journey will start with a scenic van ride north, during which you’ll get to fill up on coffee, fruit, and snacks to fuel yourself for whatever adventure lies ahead. Destination Backcountry Adventures feature a range of popular exploration spots, including the numerous peaks and ridges to hike. No matter what adventure you select, you’ll be in the sure hands of a capable guide, who will teach you the ropes of hiking and take you to all of the best vantage points for viewing scenic vistas and spotting wildlife. If you’re feeling the stress of a fast-paced city life, this is the perfect way to unwind without having to worry about planning for transportation or rifling through guidebooks. Don’t worry, the city will still be there when you get back.
    Nature Day Adventure (Destination Backcountry Adventures)

    557 6th Ave, Brooklyn

    • Embark on a day of exploring the mountains and forests of upstate New York
    • Discover tranquil lakes and hike mountain paths teeming with North American wildlife
    • Leave the car behind as you travel by van during a relaxing and scenic ride
    • Enjoy a rejuvenating escape into nature and away from the clamor of the big city
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    1 positive reviews
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    Nature Day Adventure (Hike with Mike)

    Get out of the jungle of NYC and into more civilized surroundings: the wilds of of upstate New York! Your journey will start with a scenic van ride north, during which you’ll get to fill up on coffee, fruit, and snacks to fuel yourself for whatever adventure lies ahead. Hike with Mike features a range of popular exploration spots, including the numerous peaks and ridges to hike. No matter what adventure you select, you’ll be in the sure hands of a capable guide, who will teach you the ropes of hiking and take you to all of the best vantage points for viewing scenic vistas and spotting wildlife. If you’re feeling the stress of a fast-paced city life, this is the perfect way to unwind without having to worry about planning for transportation or rifling through guidebooks. Don’t worry, the city will still be there when you get back.
    Nature Day Adventure (Hike with Mike)

    557 6th Ave, Brooklyn

    • Embark on a day of exploring the mountains and forests of upstate New York
    • Discover tranquil lakes and hike mountain paths teeming with North American wildlife
    • Leave the car behind as you travel by van during a relaxing and scenic ride
    • Enjoy a rejuvenating escape into nature and away from the clamor of the big city
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    1 positive reviews
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    Wilderness Survival School (Upstate NY, Part III)

    Lost in the woods? No microwave? No worries! Discover how to live off the land during this outdoor survival class. You’ll spend a full day in the woods of upstate New York with a trained survivalist, where you’ll learn essential skills such as finding water, making fire without matches, and building a shelter using materials easily found in nature. You’ll also learn to forage for food, and prepare traps to capture small game. In addition, you’ll learn effective navigation techniques, both with a compass and without. After this class is complete, you’ll be just begging your friends to get lost with you, so you can show off your fancy new skill set.
    Wilderness Survival School (Upstate NY, Part III)

    557 6th Ave, Brooklyn

    • Spend a day in the woods learning to live under the guidance of an experienced survivalist
    • Master fundamental skills such as locating water sources, building fire, and finding edible food
    • Learn to track animals and navigate the wilderness like a professional
    • Enjoy learning to live in the great outdoors, without big city conveniences
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    1 positive reviews

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