From the U.S. Military to Fortune 500 companies,

the best have trained here.


"You exceeded all expectations as a survival instructor. Your extensive knowledge and steadfast ability to perform your duties has truly been an asset to the training center, and earned the respect of the Marines."

-Commanding Officer, Marine Corps Mountain Warfare Training Center, 2013



Survival Training School of California has provided training to three branches of the US Military, Stanford University, the California Department of Justice, Craftsman Tools, and many other elite individuals and organizations. Now, with locations at just outside Carmel By The Sea and Chico, we are within reach of nearly every northern California metropolitan area.

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STSC is an international leader in wilderness survival, wilderness medical, and primitive skills training, and is home to California's only field course.We offer fully custom private courses as well, for individuals and corporations alike. We've worked with all ages, capabilities, and body types, and like to say we are the experts at making you the expert.

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