Private Bathrooms At The Field School

If you’re coming to the field school this year and want to upgrade your accomodations to include your own private bathroom, consider bringing your own toilet seat and 5 gallon bucket (or 2 buckets).  These Luggable Loo toilet seats clip onto a bucket.  You can also improvise your own seat or build a toilet box like the ones we use.

We’ll still have plenty of toilets available, but if you’re coming for an immersion program and plan to stay in a shelter you build, having your own toilet inside is a luxury, especially when it’s the middle of the night and raining buckets.

We use a thermophyllic humanure composting system, so the bucket’s contents can be emptied onto the compost pile with everything else that will rot,  then covered with a layer of hay in order to balance the carbon/nitrogen ratio so it won’t smell or attract flies.  We’ve been doing this since 1996.  It’s simple.

Being able to take care of individual and group sanitation like this is an example of learning to live without infrastructure.

 

Gear, Sustainability

JMBS Master Calendar
All scheduled programs.
· JMBS Master Calendar
 
JMBS Sites
· Field School – Professional Training, Semester & Expedition Programs. Masardis, Maine.
· Classic Wilderness Guiding – Canoe, Snowshoe & Sea Kayak Trips
· School Of The Forest – Teen & Youth Programs
· JMB Web Portal – Guide To All Our Programs & Sites

BushcraftSchool.com
Private Community Network & Online Courses. Free to join.
· BushcraftSchool.com
 
Typos, Etc.
Anything that appears to be an error in spelling or grammar is actually the author’s clever use of the vernacular, and as such is not an error, but rather a carefully placed literary device demonstrating prodigious artistic prowess.

JMB Blog & Media Hub
Home to our blog, videos, podcast, photos and updates, going back to 2006.
· JMB Media
 
Email List
Join our email list and keep up with what we’re doing. More Info.


Featured In:
Jack Mountain Bushcraft Media Appearances Image

Life Member – MPGA
mpga graphic
Life Member – MWGO
mwgo graphic

MWGO Quality Endorsement
MWGO

Academic Partner – UMPI
UMPI graphic
Academic Partner – WSCU
WSCU graphic