52min beginner Resources

Don’t just survive in the wild — learn how to THRIVE in your natural surroundings with experienced outdoors-kid Miller Wilson as your guide. Shot in the Australian wilderness Miller calls home, this kid-friendly series shows you how to make it in the wild using only outdoor resources. With Miller's creative survival skills and bushcrafting know-how, you'll be prepared for any adventure.

Episode descriptions

Navigation
1. Episode: Navigation
9min

Discover how your natural surroundings can help you find your way as you learn to plot the direction of the sun with a shadow stick and make a floating compass with a leaf and magnetically charged needle. Miller explains how stargazing and finding higher ground have also helped explorers through the ages.

Shelter
2. Episode: Shelter
12min

Why is a raised platform the best option for sleeping and staying safe from the elements? Find out as you learn to make a sleeping platform out of natural materials. Miller also reveals the safest spots for your shelter.

Campfire
3. Episode: Campfire
12min

Once you've made your shelter, it's time to keep warm by the fire. But first you have to build it! Look at the science behind fire as you learn the essential steps to campfire safety.

Water
4. Episode: Water
9min

In the wild, water is your greatest need. Without it, your chances of survival are zero. Learn how to purify creek water and harvest water from a plant. Afterwards, Miller puts his knot-tying skills to the test as he makes a rope swing that will help him launch into a favorite swimming hole.

Staying Safe
5. Episode: Staying Safe
11min

Staying Safe

About the Teacher

Miller Wilson
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Made for the Wild

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