The world’s most recognizable face of survival and outdoor adventure brings the ultimate in self-rescue skills, delivered by his handpicked team of highly trained experts . This is a rare chance for lucky outdoor enthusiasts from around the globe to be taught Bear’s extreme survival techniques on ‘the most challenging but empowering survival courses on the planet.’


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locations worldwide

Scotland, UK

Scotland:  An intensive 5 day survival skills course which culminates in a challenging 30 hour ‘Island drop’.  

Brecon Beacons, Wales, UK

Fast rivers, gorges and rock faces make it the ideal spot for an Academy.

North Wales, UK

There are many challenging features here including steep ascents, water, thick and dense forest.

Gloucesershire, UK

A focus on physical skills, mental skills, citizenship skills and environmental skills.

Commando Survival on the Moors

The landscape can be harsh and unforgiving and has difficult terrain including rivers, woodlands and steep ascents to the many tors.

Doncaster – South Yorkshire, UK

Difficult ground with plenty of challenging water features to take on. A stone’s throw away is rugged open more land and dense woodland.

Surrey Hills, UK

The landscape has difficult terrain including rivers, lakes, steep ascents and undulating countryside.


United Kingdom

Catskills, USA

Experience the surroundings of 5,000 acres, in the heart of the Catskill Mountains.

Colorado, USA

A stone’s throw away from Denver, this is an amazing wild and rugged environment ideal for Bear’s unique style of survival training.

California, USA

Mountainous terrain, wild rivers and craggy outcrops, not to mention the amazing diverse range of plants and wildlife.


Victoria Falls, Africa

An extreme journey incorporating not only amazing wildlife, difficult and challenging terrain but also featuring spectacular gorges and the fast, white and ferocious Zambezi river.

Gauteng, South Africa

You’ll experience an outdoor adventure, which not only teaches practical survival skills, but is guaranteed to challenge, excite and inspire.


Musandam peninsula, UAE

An unforgiving terrain where participants will find themselves tested to the maximum. 


United Arab Emirates

New South Wales, Australia

Situated only 1 hour from the Sydney CBD, with easy access from the M1 freeway. The site includes river flats, dense bushland, beautiful rainforest and sandstone crags.



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Finding the perfect gift for your loved ones can be stressful at any time of the year so we thought we would make it easier for you, we have the ultimate gift for all the family. Why not give a BGSA Gift Voucher? Whatever the occasion, treat someone special in your life to something truly unforgettable. Get yours here…








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