Posts Tagged ‘Mount Victory Camp’

Bow-Making Workshop

Island Survival Classes in Paradise

In this 5-day course we will start with a section of a tree and finish with a bow that is made specifically for the student making it.  We will be using locally sourced wood unless the student wishes to bring or order a specific type of wood.  In addition to making the bow, we will…

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Tropical Skills Intensive Course and Survival Quest

Island Survival Classes in Paradise

This two week class is for those who want to push their limits, and experience survival living with the guidance of experienced survivalists.  The first half  will be spent learning many of the native skills we have picked up during our journeys in the Caribbean, Central America, and Hawai’i.  We will cover skills such as…

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Spearfishing Intensive Course

No earth-based skill captures the essence of the tropics more than spearfishing in crystal clear waters.  In this 5-day class we’ll cover the construction of numerous types of spears from materials found in the natural environment, for use both in the water and from the shore.  Since a large number of the spear types are…

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Stone Tools Workshop

Island Survival Classes in Paradise

Learn the ancient art of stone tool-making with Matt Corradino at Mount Victory Camp. Bring lunch. $25 per person. Call 340-201-7983 to register. 

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Fire-by-Friction Workshop

Island Survival Classes in Paradise

Our ancestors around the world once used friction as their source of starting a fire. Perhaps it is because it is so embedded in our genes that it is such an exhilarating skill to learn. From a practical standpoint, it gives you a different kind of fire insurance policy- one that gives you a better chance of getting…

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Calabash Containers Course

Island Survival Classes in Paradise

The calabash tree, Crescentia cujete, is native to Central and South America and has been used by people since prehistoric times.  It’s fruit can be made into a variety of vessels that are durable and long-lasting when properly cared for.  It may become your bowl of choice in your own kitchen!  In this class, you will…

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Post-Storm Preparedness Course

Island Survival Classes in Paradise

This workshop was inspired by the aftermath of Hurricane Maria. There is a lot of information out there on how to prepare for a storm, but not as much about how to care for yourself, family, and neighbors in the conditions you might face afterwards. By learning some simple skills, you can dramatically change your…

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Brush Up on Your Bush Skills

Brush Up on Your Bush Skills

Have you ever wondered if you have what it takes to survive in the wild? The idea of learning and practicing survival skills is growing in popularity across the globe, and St. Croix is no exception. Here on the island we refer to the rainforest and uncultivated areas of the island as the ‘bush’, and…

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Sleep in a Tree House at Mount Victory Camp

Sleep in a tree house at Mount Victory Camp

If you truly want to get close to nature while on St. Croix, Mount Victory Camp offers the ultimate in eco-lodging that will essentially provide you with the experience of sleeping in a ‘tree house’. Nestled in the Northwest Hills of St. Croix’s rainforest, the Mount Victory Camp homestead was designed to incorporate the beauty…

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Learn Something New

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Learning new things can break you out of the rut created by a day-to-day work routine and the minor (and major) stresses of daily life. Plus, don’t you ever miss the challenge of learning something new? To break out of your rut and get your mind engaged, think outside the box. What is something that you have…

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Mount Victory Camp

Mount Victory Camp

Experience nature in all of its depth at Mt. Victory Camp! Go home with skills, knowledge and experiences to last you a lifetime. Owners Carmen and Matt Corradino offer guided hikes of the rainforest on and around their property, including spectacular ruins of an 1841 schoolhouse and the nearby sugar works. For those seeking an…

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Mount Victory Camp

Mount Victory Camp

Uniquely Handcrafted Bungalows on our homestead in St. Croix’s West End Rainforest! Have a real Caribbean adventure!. Set in St. Croix’s cool west end hills, our handcrafted bungalows are made from local tropical hardwoods. Mount Victory offers a peaceful and relaxing retreat only five minutes from white sand beaches. Enjoy hiking, mountain biking, horseback riding…

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