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americanbgsaCatskill Mountains
Bear Grylls Survival Academy – Survival in the Catskills takes place at the YMCA, Frost Valley, Catskills Mountains, New York State. New York’s Catskill Mountains include one of the largest and most complex natural areas in the East. Round, forested mountains; narrow, winding valleys; rushing streams and rivers are features that attract many to the 600,000 acres of the Catskill Park.


Survival in the Catskills24 Hour Family Course24 Adult Survival CourseInstructors Course

americanbgsaCalifornia – Yosemite National Park
The Bear Grylls Survival Academy Courses in California are based in the pristine Sierra Mountain range and is located near Oakhurst , right on the door step to Yosemite National Park. Just three hours from San Francisco, this location is amongst our most extreme but also most beautiful. Mountainous terrain, wild rivers and craggy outcrops, not to mention the amazing diverse range of plants and wildlife which really make this the perfect location for a family adventure.


Survival in the Sierras – 24 Hour Family Course24 Adult Survival Course

americanbgsaColorado Rockies
The Bear Grylls Survival Academy Courses in Colorado are based on the Snow Mountain Ranch – YMCA of the Rockies amongst the Colorado, Rocky Mountain Range. A stone’s throw away from Denver, this is an amazing wild and rugged environment ideal for Bear’s unique style of survival training. The terrain will be one of the most challenging aspects of this location whilst the amazing wildlife will provide another. Coyotes, Bears and Wolves to name but a few. Would you have what it takes to survive? If it’s a yes… come and join us


24 Hour Adult Survival Course24 Hour Family Course

americanbgsaNevada and Utah
The course will give you the basic tools that will allow you to survive in this truly amazing environment, and more importantly the mind-set that is needed to get out alive. The course will encompass all of Bear’s priorities of survival- Protection, Rescue, Water and Food with some high adrenaline self-rescue too.


Adventure course, Nevada – Adventure course, Utah

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