Water - storage , safety and identifying possible sources.
Food – determining the best choices for a survival situation and learning how to store and prepare them.
First Aid – assessing needs and acquiring necessary knowledge to make a difference in case of an emergency. It could mean the difference between life and death.
Securing your location from threats – animal, human, biological or radioactive.
Gardening – assessing your family’s needs, establishing and maintaining a garden. Where do you get the seeds , what kind of seeds, and how to save them once your garden is established.
Hygiene and Sanitation – determining personal needs and dealing with the lack of indoor plumbing.
Hunting, Fishing and Trapping - determining your family’s needs/limitations, tools and equipment needed and some techniques to practice for when the time comes.
Power and lighting needs – determining the best methods available for power, lighting and what you will need to look for.
Fuels – determining what your family’s needs will be for cooking, operating your car or a generator and heating your shelter during cold weather.
Tools – essential tools that you will need to be able to construct, repair, garden, etc.
Books/Instructional Booklets – information at your fingertips, quick reference anytime you need it.
Bartering- discussing possible items that would be a good idea to stock up on to facilitate transactions for needed or wanted items/supplies.