BEING PREPARED – SURVIVAL BRACELET
- 10’ of paracord and buckle
- Lighter (adult supervision)
- Ruler or tape measure
- Step-by-step directions
What is a survival bracelet?
Paracord bracelets are also known as survival bracelets and are considered a survival tool. The bracelets are worn by survivalists, hikers, climbers, campers, or anyone who enjoys the outdoors. Paracord is super strong and can hold 550 pounds of weight! Paracord has been used in parachutes since WWII.
- Gather your materials and click on the link to the step-by-step directions above.
- Follow the directions with pictures included. Help from a friend or an adult will be needed.
- When you finish creating your bracelet, we’d love to see it! Share a picture of it with CREA by emailing:
What can I use by survival bracelet for when I’m in the wilderness?
- Replacement shoe laces
- An inside string can be used for a fishing line
- Line for tent, tarp, or wilderness shelter
- Splint, sling, or make shift stretcher
- Plastic buckle can replace a broken backpack buckle
- Pulley for getting a food cache up a tree
- Mark a trail or rains to keep a group together when hiking in bad weather.
Look online for endless resources on what you can used yours for!