Live Free USA Activities for 2017

2017 is already getting busy for Live Free USA and our chapters.  While more detailed information will be posted in the events section of this site and in our newsletter, we wanted to get these first announcement out in advance.

Eight Lifesaving Medical Skills at the Hammond Indiana Cabela's Conference Center, from 1:00 PM till 3:00 PM on Sunday February 12th. This class will include lecture, demonstration and hands-on training for critical first aid skills.  Sponsored by the Live Free USA Survival Medics Group.

Live Free's 49th Annual Business Meeting at the Hammond Indiana Cabela's Conference Center, from 1:00 PM till 3:00 PM, Sunday March 19th.  A great chance to network and participate in America's original survival and preparedness organization.

Grayslake IL, Survival Expo, March 18-19, 2017 from 1:00 AM till 4:00 PM. at the Lake County IL, Fairgrounds in Grayslake IL.   This is is a much better promoted and supported expo than the one that was recently canceled. Live Free will have a table manned by members of the North Chicago chapter of Live Free, USA.  This is a great chance to network, meet other members and plug in on upcoming survival and preparedness activities in the region.  Go to

Great Lakes Emergency Preparedness Expo, Saturday April 1st at the Summit Sports and Ice Complex in Diamond Dale MI,  Live Free USA will have a table and may also be presenting at this event.  We look forward to meeting our members and new chapter supporters there. Go to

More Indiana Gun Shows in 2017 

In addition to all of the Central Indiana Gun shows in Crown Point Indian for 2017 Live Free will have tables at their shows in South Bend and maybe Kokomo and other locations this year. Go to  for schedules.  These are great opportunities to meet your local members, chapter leaders and to buy survival books from our table at discounts.


Camp Independence Rebooted  May 18th  - 20th 2018,

This is America’s Oldest and Most Respected Survival / Prepper Event

 Plan now to attend!  Details on lodging and camping rates will be published in future issues and on the Live Free USA, website.

Live Free has secured the entire Boy Scout camp facilities at Camp To-pe-ne-bee including conference halls, multiple lodges, camp sites, an archery and BB gun range, and more.  This location is located on US 421 just south of Michigan City IN between Interstates 94 and 80/90.  Easy to get to and easy to find.  We plan to have a full range of classes, field training and activities related to self-reliance, survival, and emergency preparedness. Anyone interested in presenting should contact Jim Jones at

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