Category: Skills

Urban Gardening With The Next Generation

One of the benefits of living on a homestead is leaving the urban world behind. But for many people that isn’t an option. So how can you go about creating a more self-sufficient lifestyle in an urban environment? Micro gardening. That’s right. Even in a concrete jungle, there are options that can provide a very…
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May 14, 2019 0

Exploration and Navigation on The Next Generation

Exploration and curiosity are some of the many gifts that children share with us as parents and adults. I remember encouraging my own kids with scavenger hunts and road trips and navigation exercises. And as they grow older, they’ll come to realize the value of simple navigation techniques. Whether they roam the planet, climb the…
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May 3, 2019 0

SERE Survival Skills – The Next Generation

For many preppers, the idea of a SHTF scenario means grabbing your bag and heading out to a secret location out in the woods. You’ve decided that urban survival among the masses is not an option. As a prepper, you have your gear at the ready with water filtration, pack, fire starting gear, a knife…
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April 13, 2019 0

James on The Ever Vigilant Podcast on Fatherhood and Fishing

One of my greatest passions in life is fishing and I have learned almost everything from waters and fishing rods. You will love this succession of life lessons and stories. Joe Prim is a great friend and I would love for you to check him out at www.vigilantwolf.com https://www.vigilantwolf.com/podcast/episode/79d84839/fishing-and-fatherhood-or-james-walton  


April 9, 2019 0

How Building a Garden Shed Can Teach Valuable Prepper Skills

  Taking the time to teach your children valuable life skills will always be rewarding. Whether you are working together to learn how to tie useful knots or to teach them prepper skills, you know that at some point in their adult lives, your kids will benefit from, not only the time together, but the…
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March 27, 2019 0

How to Shoot a Traditional Bow and Arrow [Step by Step Guide]

  It seems intuitive – all you need to do is take an arrow, point it at the target, pull, and shoot. When broken down like that, shooting a traditional bow and arrow sounds easy. Except it’s not that easy and the complexity of shooting a traditional bow and arrow is a skill that takes…
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March 19, 2019 0

Gunsmithing the 1911 and other handguns

Gunsmithing the 1911 and other handguns for Preppers and Survivalists


March 14, 2019 0

Native American Skills with The Next Generation Show

As kids growing up, my parents made sure to take the time and expose us to the history and traditions of the west. Ghost towns, mining camps, historical landmarks. But perhaps most influential and inspiring were the Pow-Wows and survival skills inherent in Native American culture.  


March 3, 2019 2

Cowboy Survival Skills that Ruled the West with The Next Generation Show

The old west was a romantic, desolate, violent place. It was a world without rule of law outside the borders of what few small communities spotted the landscape. Life then is what people today may consider the end of the world – no electricity, no running water, scarce food, barren landscapes, impossible terrain, vigilante justice.…
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February 24, 2019 0

Teaching Kids to Fish – Survival for a Lifetime! with The Next Generation

  As the old saying goes, “Give a man a fish and he’ll eat for a day – teach a man to fish and he’ll eat for a lifetime.” At a surface level, the act of fishing seems simple enough. Put some bait on a line and cast it off and within a few seconds…
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February 17, 2019 0

Prepping For Mars! – The Next Generation

As kids we were sometimes told to reach for the stars. For many of us, being an astronaut was a childhood dream or ambition. But few manage to hang on to that dream like our special guest this week, Alyssa Carson. This week on The Next Generation, we are joined with the United States’ youngest…
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February 7, 2019 0

Tactical Dog Training!

Tactical Dog Training Ryan & Collin Buford “The Next Generation” Audio player below! Most of us grew up training our dogs the basics – sit, stay, lay down. These basics help to establish the acceptable behaviors that we allow in our homes and around guests, and general respect between dog and handler. But as we…
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November 26, 2018 0

Back to basics Fishing

Back to basics Fishing Jordan “A Family Affair” Audio player provided in this post Fishing, hunting, and camping is something we as parents want our Children to know. Well in this 3 part series we are going to dive deeper in to the basics of these three everyone should know, or at least take the…
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October 21, 2018 0