Wilderness Skills Workshops


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In-Person Hand's-On Workshops at our Outdoor Training Facility

Behind The Arizona Hiking Shack

(centrally located at 3244 E. Thomas Rd. Phx)

Hiking, Camping, Backpacking & Bushcraft


2 Hours             9 Participant Max             Level: Beginner & Intermeadiate             Price: $15


Take your skills to the next level! Learn the How-to's of outdoor adventure & practice the skills that make it fun, safe and easy.

Every month different subjects are taken on in detail with demos and exercises. Expert instructors help you practice the skills that give you the confidence for life in the great outdoors.

"It's like scouting for adults" one participant said.

Ideal for Hikers, campers, backpackers, anglers, hunters, off-roaders, paddlers, climbers, preppers, and any outdoor enthusiast. 

UPCOMING SUBJECTS (Tentative Schedule):

  • TBA Tarps
  • TBA Bushcraft
  • TBA Water
  • TBA Critters
  • TBA Camping with kids
  • TBA Basic First Aid
  • TBA Emergency shelter
  • TBA Fire
  • TBA Day hikes from basecamp
  • TBA Knives & hatchets! Safe use


WHAT: Hiking, Camping, Backpacking & Bushcraft Skills Training

WHEN: Every other week. Seasonal times change. Current Schedule - Saturdays of every month 9am to 11am.
Check workshop for time at subject.

WHERE: The Outdoor Classroom behind The Arizona Hiking Shack 3244 E. Thomas Rd. Phx

WHO: Beginners to Intermediate. Ages 18 & up. (12 yrs & up with Gaurdian) Limit 9 participants. Hikers, campers, backpackers, anglers, off-roaders, paddlers, climbers, preppers, and all interested. Sign up to hold spot(s).

HOW: Easy online sign-up. $15. Includes store discount for rentals or purchases.

Workshop includes a 10% discount on Rentals AND Purchases!

You can try out gear without investing thousands. Rentals are a great way to try out different gear, outfit a friend or just see if camping or backpacking is for you. AND training allows you to try gear to make smart purchases.

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WORKSHOP SIZE is kept small (9 attendees) to facilitate questions, individual attention and safe practices during the pandemic. Masks are required at workshop.

WORKSHOP INCLUDES: 10% Discount purchases as a part of the Arizona Hiking Shack family. When you create a Shack account you'll be given a 10% Discount for all future purchases as a part of the Arizona Hiking Shack family.


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