Ultimate Prepper Training 2016


Monday – Friday, JUNE 20th – 24th, 2016

At Stone Garden Farm in beautiful Richfield, Ohio conveniently located between Cleveland and Akron in northeast Ohio

The BEST Prepper Training in the Nation!

All hands-on classes with highly-qualified instructors



SURVIVAL MEDICINE with Dr. Cynthia Koelker




Tom Laskowski

Under the guidance of prize-winning teacher, Tom Laskowski of Midwest Native Skills Institute learn the principles of:



  • 1-match fires
  • Fire lays
  • Flint and steel
  • Bow drills

Water procurement & purification

Shelter and shelter building

  • Natural shelters
  • Tarp and poncho shelters
  • Debris huts


Fish filet & game cleaning & preparing

Natural navigation

  • Correct use of a compass
  • Understand topographic maps
  • Take bearings from maps & in the woods
  • Measure distance without equipment

and much more…


Cynthia J. Koelker, MD
Cynthia J. Koelker, MD


Learn how to be your own doctor when there’s no other choice, with family physician and survival medicine instructor Cynthia J. Koelker, MD


Hands-on suturing and wound closure

  • Surgical knot-tying
  • Suturing
  • Stapling
  • Minor surgery

Splinting and casting workshop

  • Arm splints and casts
  • Leg splints and casts
  • Upper extremity injuries

Lab tests and procedures you can do at home

  • Strep testing
  • Urine testing
  • Ear examination and treatment
  • Emergency aids – hearing & vision
  • Blood count testing

Antibiotic use and treating infection

  • Fish antibiotics
  • Respiratory infections
  • Urine infections
  • Wound infections
  • Intestinal infections
  • Bioterrorism
  • Alternatives to antibiotics

Treating illness without a doctor

  • Acute illness
  • Chronic disease
  • Using OTC medicines like Rx drugs
  • When antibiotics don’t work

and much more…


Learn homesteading skills with Laura Fry, sustainable-living expert and one who lives the dream:


Laura planting

Lye soap & candle-making

  • Render your own tallow
  • Practice hot & cold process soap-making
  • Learn how to make your own lye in a survival situation

Cow and/or goat milking

  • Butter making
  • Mozzarella and soft cheese making
  • Pros and cons of pasteurization

Animal husbandry for the homestead

  • Choosing the right livestock
  • Caring for your animals in a sustainable way

Wild edible & medicinal plants

  • Plant identification walk
  • Use wild edible plants in a meal
  • Herbal salves and tinctures

Food preservation

  • Fermentation, including sauerkraut and basic wine making
  • Water-bath canning
  • Jams & pickling
  • Dehydration
  • Root-cellaring

Year-round organic gardening

Old-fashioned taffy-pulling


and much more…

PLUS FEATURED SPEAKERS with extensive knowledge to share:

Jim Fryhomesteader extraordinaire & museum curator; moved and renovated 40 historic buildings, creating his own 19th century village with every shop and trade necessary for survival and non-electric self-reliance; knowledgeable in almost every aspect of non-electric and homestead living, from animal husbandry to deciding which grain grinder to buy.

Glen “Rum” Roth - A master at how to live off the land, from trapping, wine-making, hide-tanning, wild edible identification, mushroom finding, hog butchering, jack-of-all-trades.  Glen will be sharing his display of 300+ edible plants.

Nicole OneyHome-birthing Midwife for 20 years, servicing many Amish families.  Knowledgeable about herbal remedies and alternative methods for improving the prenatal, postnatal, and birth experience.