Bushcraft, Homesteading
& Preparedness Expo March 15-17, 2024

Get Ready to Unleash Your Wilderness Spirit!

Preparedness, Homestesding, Buschcraft Expo

Prepare to embark on a transformative journey that transcends the ordinary, where urban landscapes are left behind and the enchanting realm of the great outdoors unfolds before your eyes. Whether you're a seasoned survivalist, an aspiring homesteader, or simply curious about acquiring vital skills for uncertain times, this expo is your gateway to an array of workshops, demonstrations, and interactive experiences that cater to all levels of expertise.

Mark your calendars for March 15-17, 2024, and get ready to embark on a journey that redefines your relationship with the natural world. See you at the Knott County Sportsplex in Hindman, Kentucky – where adventure begins and self-discovery thrives!

Fri, Mar 15th: 8:00 am to 6:00 pm
Sat, Mar 16th: 8:00 am to 5:00 pm
Sun, Mar 17th: 9:00 am to 3:00 pm
1-Day: $20.00
Tickets can be purchased at door.
3-Day: $50.00
After Jan. 15, 2024 - $50.00
Tickets can be purchased at door.
Children under 12 - FREE!
3-Day Primitive Camping: $35.00
Tickets can be purchased at door.


EJ Snyder photo

EJ Snyder MAR 16 & 17 @ 1:00 PM Outside - Tent 3

Cat Bigney photo

Cat Bigney

Gary Golding photo

Gary Golding MAR 15, 16 & 17 @ 11:00 AM Outside - Tent 3

WILD GAME DINNER With EJ Snyder & Gary Golding of Naked and Afraid Sat, March 16, 2024 from 4pm - 6pm Tickets on sale until 02/25/2024


CAMPFIRE CHAT With EJ Snyder, Gary Golding and other Naked and Afraid Alum Sat, March 16, 2024 7:30pm Tickets on sale now!



Creek Stewart photo

Creek Stewart MAR 15 @ 5:00 PM @ VENDOR BOOTH



DJ Cooper
Author & CEO of Prepper Podcast
Jason Hunt
Campcraft Outdoors
Raymond Mohr
"The Kilted Prepper"
Author & Podcast Host
Teri Kury
Founder of Aftershock Preparedness/ Natures Pantry
Shawn Kelly
Corporals Corner
Mary Elizabeth Williams
Brain Tanning
Rustie MacDonald
Author/When FEMA Fails You
Dr. Amanda Cartwright
How to use Herbs Medicinally

Special Guest Speakers

EJ Snyder
Keynote Speaker
John Pingley
Gary Oliver
Bug Out Bag Construction
Cat Bigney
Kay Kass
Intro to Basket Making
Susan Bailey
Using Elderberry
Gary Golding
Keynote Speaker
Joyce Pinson
Seed Saving
Josh Sutton
Homestead Educational Program
Melissa Day
From Ashes to Soap
RD Jones
Less than Lethal Weapons
Interpersonal Violene
Jim Bordwine
The History and Importance of Salt
Samantha Lewis
Herbal Oils and Infusions
Butch Erskine
HOPE for Survival
Suzanne Shires
Wild Foods in all Seasons
Intro to Ham Radios

Special Guest Instructors

Creek Stewart
VIP Training
Blackie Thomas
Blackbird Outdoors
Jake Trent
Buckeye Bushcraft
Ike Moore
The Prepared Man
Dayton Bournique
Ballistic Mischief
Gaston Dugger
Subtle Serpent Survival
Jamie Burleigh
Rawhide Sheath &
Bow Building
Abraham Butts
BSA Bushcraft
James Gibson
Knob Creek Forge
Darrin Baird
East Woodland Survival
Scotty Kinder
WV Survival
Greg Laughlin
Stop the Bleed
John Dosch
Pass It On Wilderness Skills
Brett Burns
The Prepared Man
Kevin Johnson
Midwest Woodcraft
Rob Schneider
Heavy Crown Forge
Rob & Patricia Onken
Self-Reliant Mindset
Rick Dunlap
North Carolina Bushcraft
Joshua Barnes
Woodsrunner School
Jamie Schmotzer
JW Apothecary
Jason Greer
Surefoot Survival
Bryant Garibay
Tactical Medicine

On-Site Camping

The 2024 Bushcraft, Homestead & Survival Expo will be held at the Knott County Sportsplex in Hindman, Ky on March on 15th thru the 17th. The event is offering on-site "primitive camping only" in a designated camping area which will be determined before the event.

FREE Primitive Camping is only available for Early Bird Registrations until January 15. There will not be showers available for anyone. Porta-Pots with hand washing stations are available in the camping area. No alcohol, open fires, or firearms are permitted. Tent or Tarp Camping with Overland 4x4 Camping Available.

Camping Rules

Absolutely NO FIRES of any kind. • No alcohol on-site. • Quiet time @ 10 pm. • No dumping of waste water. • All trash MUST be disposed in the container located next to the building. • You must be self-contained.

Tickets on sale until 03/01/2024