Bear Grylls launches survival academy

2012-10-11 13:04
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London -  Worldwide Experience, a branch of the Mantis Group's education arm, has teamed with the world renowned Bear Grylls to provide 10 lucky outdoor enthusiasts from around the globe the chance to participate in his first ever Bear Grylls Survival Academy.

Here they will learn Bear's extreme survival techniques.

The inaugural six-day Bear Grylls Survival Academy runs from 3 – 9 November, 2012 in one of the last true wilderness areas of the British Isles, in Sutherland, Scotland. It comprises a combination of remote land/sea survival and adventure tasks that will culminate in a wilderness expedition designed to put the participant’s new-found skills to the ultimate test.

Bear Grylls is renowned as the face of survival and outdoor adventure. With experience gained during his seven seasons of Man vs Wild/Born Survivor and the many skills learnt from his time with the British Reserve Special Forces, participants will come out enlightened and enriched. His program is the most watched in the world today with up to 1.2 billion viewership.

Bear has teamed up with Mantis’ Worldwide Experience, the professional in delivering high-quality, experience-led conservation and volunteering courses around the world.

Paul Gardiner, Mantis Marketing Director and the Managing Director of Worldwide Experience explains, “Nature, conservation and education are our priority. We are, therefore, excited about working with Bear and his highly-trained team. Together we aim to inspire people to reconnect with the natural world. The course will give participants a raw but fulfilling experience and hopefully leave them feeling challenged - but with smiles on their faces! After the November launch it will roll out to the US and South Africa in 2013.”

Worldwide Experience strives to conserve what man is fast destroying - his environment, and ultimately his planet. The company specialises in wildlife conservation, and offers self-funding volunteers of all ages the opportunity to work on meaningful projects that will, hopefully, make a difference.

The cost of the Bear Grylls Survival Academy course is £2,999 excluding flights per person (about R42 000 at R13.95/£) .

To book phone: 01483 424 438 in the UK / toll-free: 1-877-742-2925 in the USA

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