brings the newest and most exciting guiding
school to life. In this school, YOU have the
ultimate advantage. Personalized Guide Training
is one-on-one training with Rusty Sanderson in Bliss
Creek Meadows and at Bliss Creek Ranch.
You will spend
four (4) weeks at Bliss Creek Outfitters
our Summer or Hunting seasons, or
in the winter during our booking season.
First you will be
the only student in class. Next,
the class is often held at times when clients are
class is tailored
to meet your learning speed and your
goals in a real-world setting. If you have the
desire to learn more about a particular subject,
let us know. Since
more material can be covered than in
a group setting.
This school also
gives you the student responsibility from day
one. We expect our students to be an active part
of their education. Willingness to ask questions,
willingness to be active in the maintenance of
your camp or classroom by keeping it clean. Participation
in your day to day education is essential to your
Guide Training" is the ultimate
in guide training and is held in January,
February. March, May, August,
September, October, November and December.
Cost of the class is $1,525.00 per week
- $6,200.00 for the
four week school. Remember, there is
only one student per class, YOU!
of the material covered during your class is as
follows. Bliss Creek Outfitters reserves the right
to alter the curriculum as needed:
Skills & Equipment
|1. Use of Binoculars
||1. Field Dressing
|2. Use of Spotting
|3. Knives & Knife
Game Species & Antlers
Care for Trophies
|5. Fire Starting
Stalking & Tracking
6. Maps & Compasses
Tracks & Big Game Sign
Set-Up & Equipment
|1. Tent Care
Bugling for Elk
Care & Set-up
Saw Use & Safety
|4. Axe Use & Safety
up a Tent Camp
||Gun & Bow
Judging & Scoring Big Game
in Grizzly Country
Our One-on-One School
beautiful Cody, Wyoming, the East entrance to Yellowstone
National Park, Bliss Creek Outfitters began teaching
a guide school in 1993. We specialize in training successful
Archery Elk guides, packers and wranglers.
is held where you want! We utilize Bliss Creek
Ranch and the Washakie Wilderness during your stay. You
will cover packing skills, rules and regulations, horsemanship
skills, first-aid and more.
Bliss Creek Outfitters Wilderness Guide & Packer
School gives you is our reputation for training successful
guides. We concentrate on technical and advanced training
to give our students the advantage. Nearly 90% of our
graduates guide at their first job.
Tuition & Fees
Creek Outfitters requires a 50% non-refundable deposit
along with your application to reserve your
any of our schools. We accept students on a
basis. We do not require a home-study course.
of the school includes meals and lodging during
school ONLY. Any personal equipment is the
of the student. All transportation is the responsibility
of the student including airline fees, rental
cars, etc. There are no refunds of any depsoits
or tuition fees paid.
is normally held six (6) days per week. Although
the daily schedule
varies, generally class is held from 8AM to 6PM,
a one-hour lunch. Breakfast is held at 7AM and dinner
is held at 6PM. Each class schedule is personally designed
for the individual student.
will be graded on a scale of A+ (Exceptional Pass) to
F (Fail). Students will take several quizzes each week.
Not all quizzes will be announced. Students will also
take several hands-on tests during the school. Your final
exam will be taken the final day of class. Student will
be graded on Work Ethic, Packing, Shoeing, Leadership,
Technical Knowledge, Bugling, Guiding, Horsemanship,
Taxidermy, Quizzes and Final Exam.
will receive job placement if they request it. Those
students wishing to go to work right away will be placed
with outfitters. We have a great network of outfitters
looking for qualified guides. 90% of our students guide
their first year and that is what we anticipate for you!
If you wish to work immediately after school, we encourage
you to come prepared to go right to work.
Creek Outfitters offers top-notch facilities and equipment
for our students. We offer a camp-like setting with waterproof,
heated canvas wall-tents for sleeping, heated shower
tent, large cook tent for family style meals, a heated
classroom and equine facilities for packing and riding.
Our horses and mules are dude friendly for those that
have never ridden before.
and deposits are non-refundable and non-transferable.
The school will however, accept a replacement
studnet in the event you cancel, and if a replacement
is found, either through your efforts or the school's,
the school will trnsfer your deposit and tuition fees
to a class the following year. If a studnet withdraws
from the school, for any reason, proir to completion
of the course, there are no refunds of deposits or
tuition fees paid.
school is only for those men and women who are VERY
serious about becoming a professional guide in wilderness
country. This is the most demanding guide and packer
school in the world. We turn out only the best guides,
wranglers and packers in the United States. Guiding
and outfitting is a very demanding, yet rewarding field.
If you think you have what it takes, give us a call.
We will teach you what you need to know to become a