Come and camp with Midwest Woodcraft!
Have you ever wanted to camp in the WINTER? No, that doesn't make you crazy; at least not any crazier than us. Put on your long Johns, Dust off that heavy sleeping bag, and join Kevin from River Valley Survival and his friends for some cold-weather fun at WINTERCAMP 2024! During this fun-packed winter weekend camping adventure, we plan to showcase a few techniques that may help you out should you ever land in a severe weather emergency. Grab your gear and meet us at the Forest City Public Park, It's gonna be a blast!
Feb. 9-12 2024 - Forest City Illinois
Registration fee $50 includes camping on Friday and Saturday night all classes, demonstrations, and activities.
Demonstrations & Classes
Gear Raffle & Giveaway
Skills Challenge for a prize
Potluck Meal Saturday Evening.
Bucksaw Building Workshop
Bow Drill Workshop
More coming soon!
The event site has access to outdoor restrooms and drinking water.
This event will not be canceled due to the weather.
We will be preparing 2 pots of beef/chicken and noodles for the potluck on Saturday night. participation is voluntary, but we do appreciate you sharing whatever you can manage
There will be experienced cold-weather campers in attendance, we are happy to help you get your setup dialed in if you aren't sure how to proceed.
We will have an emergency warming area on standby for any unforeseen incidents.
Fires will be allowed at your camps, we only ask that you be safe and responsible.
You may process any dead wood on the premises to utilize at your fire' you may also responsibly source materials for any projects you'd like to work on. Firewood bundles will be available for purchase.
I will be there on Thursday, If you wish to camp on Thursday night shoot me an e-mail so I can know whom to expect. We will start things off at 10 am on Friday and be ready to strike camp by 10 am on Sunday. The schedule will be loose and relaxed.
No alcohol at group camp, please.