Category: Meetup

What Preppers do With Their Extra Food

What Preppers do With Their Extra Food

As food prices rise it seems even more important to learn how to preserve what we can’t eat. There are many ways to do that as we learned in a recent Meetup on “Canning and Food Preservation”. You don’t have to know how to do […]

Backpacking + Survival Knots

Backpacking + Survival Knots

Our meetup group just finished a backpack outing in the Meadowoods Recreation Area in Lorton Virgina. This was an exercise to get us used to caring our packs on moderate terrain. We also took the time to practice some of our survival knots. How much […]

Disaster Movie Night – American Blackout

Disaster Movie Night – American Blackout

Our meetup group just watched the movie from National Geographic, American Blackout. It’s a docudrama about the impact of what happens when a cyber attack takes down the power grid. It showed how people dealt with no power, no water, no food and increased violence […]

Orienteering in the Forest

Orienteering in the Forest

Our meetup group met at Prince William Forest to do some map navigation skills training. We all had our compasses and topographical maps. Well the maps the park provided. They were not all that detailed and you can guess how that turned out. We oriented […]


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