Monday 31st October - Tuesday 1st of November 2016
Beaufort - Victoria - Australia
Introduction to Surviving the Zombie Apocalypse and other Collapse Scenarios No.4
Modern interest in Zombies is in part an unconscious processing of the numerous current threats to our modern society. By watching Zombie movies and TV shows we can explore issues of survival rather than dealing directly the the issue of collapse through global warming, economic failure, or nuclear war for example.
We actually don't focus very much on Zombies during the course and instead focus on the range of real threats that threaten our society.
This two day course explores the fundamentals of surviving collapse scenarios that range from serious emergencies to extreme collapse including global warming, economic collapse, and nuclear war.
The course introduces participants to the basics of collapse survival including developing your collapse plan, your go bag and survival kits, skills you will need, selecting a refuge, carrying capacity, group dynamics, psychological issues, food, defense strategies, ways we might avoid a future collapse.
The course has four key subjects and a large number of optional subjects:
1. Introduction to collapse
In this session we explore what is a collapse, how collapses differ from emergencies and disasters, explore and understand the different levels of collapse using the Whitehead Collapse index, and finally explore current major drivers of potential future collapse including, viral outbreak, economic collapse, nuclear war, and global warming. We kick off this session by invite people to tell their own stories of prepping.
2. Personal Survival Rating
In this session we use the Collapse Survival Training – Personal Survival Rating self assessment tool to see how you would rate in the first days of a Zombie Apocalypse. Though not specially applicable to other real life scenarios this workshop will enables to get some measure of the likelihood of your survival in some of the more extreme collapse scenarios, and what areas of personal .
3. Planning your preparation
This sessions focuses on how you might develop you collapse preparation plan by looking a range of strategic level options you might consider for trying to survive a collapse. The workshop then focuses on
developing a set of preparation goals based on a series of trigger points for the collapse event or events you are preparing for.
4. Practical Preparation Skills
The last session focuses on two practical aspects of preparing. The first half focuses on developing an emergency food supply, while the second half looks at survival kits, go bags and strategies for leaving large cities and getting to your refuge. T
Because this course is being run as part of the Red and Blue VIC 2016 gathering, there is a huge range of relevant optional workshop you can attend ranging from practical workshop on growing food, or escaping capture to workshops on effective group decision making.
Check the Red and Blue website for a full listing of the amazing range of workshops available.
Who the course is for?
- people wanting to start prepping
- people interested in develop a systematic and logical approach to prepping
- people interested in preparing for a range of emergencies and collapse scenarios
- people concerned we might be facing a collapse scenario and want to learn more
Cost: Included in your ticket price to this years Red and Blue VIC Gathering
Location: Beaufort - Victoria
Date: Monday 31st to Tuesday 1st November
Times: Course kicks of on Monday at 9am sharp
Booking: You can purchase tickets here
We provide: Because we are running this course as part of Red and Blue Vic 2016 if you want a course booklet you will need to pre-order a booklet and pay an extra $5 on the day.
You Bring: Note taking material.