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Required Gear for all Classes:
-Basic Kit
-Complete Kit

-Ultimate Kit
-Water, Snacks, and Lunch
-Adequate Clothing for Weather and Bugs

Tim Swanson
Wilderness Survival Skills Instructor
Shirley, Massachusetts
Email to book a class or event!
  • Private One-on-One 
  • Homeschooling
  • Scout Groups
  • Birthday Parties
  • Library Workshops
  • Nature Center Groups
  • Museums
  • Corporate Team Building
  • Public Venues
  • Conservation Commissions


Every custom course is priced specifically to that course. Many factors determine the price once I know: the duration of the program, the number of participants, course content and distance of travel.

Please feel free to ask me any questions that you have through email. Contact me to scheduling a cool class! Thank you for your interest in learning with Owl Eyes Wilderness Survival. Please consider following me on Facebook and Instagram @owleyeswilderness.

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Special Land Use Permission
Owl Eyes Wilderness Survival has permission to teach classes on selected land parcels with the below organizations. Please feel free to explore and donate. Although OEWS usually holds our own public classes on these lands, all booked classes are welcome to use these land parcels. Classes may also be held on your property, should you wish for us to travel to your location.
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If you have any questions, please check out the FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS page. Doing so may immediately answer your questions, but please don't hesitate to contact us. You are never a bother.

There are a few options for learning with OEWS:

If you would like to book a class, go to the BOOKING CALENDAR.

If you would like to check out public offerings hosted by Owl Eyes, go to EVENTBRITE or the PUBLIC CALENDAR.

If there is a class you do not see publicly offered on the PUBLIC CALENDAR, you can book a private class through the BOOKING CALENDAR. Please send an email describing what topic you would like, preferred location, group size, or any other questions you may have.

Owl Eyes Wilderness Survival holds CLASSES all days of the week, every week of the year, and every season. Most classes are outdoors but a few topics can be conducted indoors.

If you have any questions, please read over the FAQ or send over an email.
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