Bush Survival 10 Commandments


  1. Tell someone where you are going and when you expect to return.
  2. Carry and know how to use map and compass.
  3. Carry emergency food, matches, and a good knife.
  4. Check your position frequently.
  5. If you are lost – DON’T PANIC!
  6. Stay put, prepare shelter and fire.
  7. Prepare three signal fires in a 60 foot triangle, ready for lighting at the first sound of an aircraft.
  8. Conserve your food supply and strength.
  9. If you leave your shelter, blaze your trail.
  10. If you are not lost, but only delayed, notify the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) and your home.