Davis area youths learn wilderness survival skills
Survival instructor Chris Stephens teaches Junior Survivalists and their families how to make emergency shelters at the Lake Solano family campout. Charlotte M. Orr/Courtesy photo
More than a dozen youths ages 10 to 14 from Davis and elsewhere in the Sacramento region are better-equipped to handle wilderness emergencies thanks to a four-day Junior Summer Survival Series presented by Tuleyome Home Place Adventures.
The kids met daily last Wednesday through Saturday to learn wilderness survival and safety skills through hands-on activities and demonstrations and from guest speakers. Survival instructor and distinguished military veteran Chris Stephens led activities on all four days at the Cache Creek Nature Preserve, Conaway Ranch and Lake Solano Park. Continue Reading