Travel Information

Trail Blazer Survival School is located at 1103 Jeter Cemetery Road, Union SC 29379.
For questions, please call 864-263-3850 or visit

Courses Begin and End in Union, SC

If driving to your course in Union, please arrive 15 minutes before the course/workshop starts.

Arrival to Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport

Flights should arrive at the Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport (GSP) the day before the course start date and students should spend the night in a hotel in Greenville. TBSS can arrange morning transportation from Hampton Inn & Suites Greenville Airport to Union.  There is a transportation charge for this service.
Another option for flying is via private plane through the Union County Airport (Troy Shelton Field). You will need to arrange transportation from this airport to our camp.

Lodging in Greenville

Students flying in for their TBSS course will want to arrive the day before their course begins and book a hotel room in Greenville, SC. Also, students returning to Greenville at the end of the course will want to spend the night at a hotel. Past experience has shown that after a course, students enjoy having a night with their course-mates in Greenville to relax and settle back into the amenities of civilization. Hotel reservations should be made well in advance to ensure vacancy.
Please note that while we are happy to provide you with the names and numbers of some Greenville hotels, we are in no way affiliated with the services they offer. Our shuttle leaves from the Hampton Inn & Suites Greenville Airport, so you may find it most convenient to stay there.

Please call the hotels for their most current rates.

Hampton Inn & Suites Greenville Airport
128 The Parkway, Greenville, SC 29615 | +1-864-263-5555

Wyndham Garden Greenville Airport
47 Fisherman Ln, Greenville, SC 29615 | +1-864-288-3500

Greenville Marriott
One Parkway E, Greenville, SC 29615 | +1-864-297-0300

Please Note: All costs associated with food, lodging and transportation to Greenville are not included in the course tuition.

Getting from Greenville to Trail Blazer Survival School in Union, SC

It takes approximately 1.5 hours to drive from Greenville to Union, SC. TBSS will gladly arrange for shuttle service from the Hampton Inn & Suites Greenville Airport to the TBSS Camp in Union, SC. The TBSS shuttle departs the Hampton Inn at 7:15 am sharp on the morning of the course start date.

TBSS Shuttle to Union

Please include the Shuttle Reservation when registering online.

Driving Directions

The TBSS Camp is located in the center of the triangle between Greenville/Spartanburg SC, Columbia SC, and Charlotte NC. The entrance of the property is at 1103 Jeter Cemetery Road, Union SC and is marked by a 8' high x 4' wide sign with our logo.

From Greenville SC: Take I-385 S and Follow I-385 S and merge onto I-26 E. Take exit 54 from I-26 E
Follow SC-72 E, SC-121 N and River Rd/State Rd S-44-113 to Jeter Cemetery Rd/State Rd S-44-356 in Union County. Your destination is 1103 Jeter Cemetery Rd (Approx. 1 hour and 30 mins)

From Columbia SC: Follow SC-215 N to State Rd S-44-113 in Union County. Follow State Rd S-44-113 to Jeter Cemetery Rd/State Rd S-44-356. Your destination is 1103 Jeter Cemetery Rd (Approx. 1 hour and 30 mins)

From Charlotte NC: Take I-277 S from S Church St. Follow I-77 S to SC-9 N in Chester County. Take exit 65 from I-77 S. Continue on SC-9 N. Take SC-121 S to Jeter Cemetery Rd/State Rd S-44-356 in Union County. Your destination is 1103 Jeter Cemetery Rd (Approx 1 hour and 30 mins)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

The TBSS website features a list of frequently asked questions at the following link:
Please read this webpage, as it will provide answers to common questions concerning course information, registration, health concerns, media requests, etc.

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Video Policy

  •  Certain portions of courses, including all lessons and skills, are not to be filmed at all. This is to protect key aspects of TBSS's program and curriculum.
  • Video footage is strictly for personal, home viewing. One should not be distributing or sharing TBSS footage for professional or promotional use. Similarly, nothing should be posted online without the expressed, written permission of TBSS, Inc.

For more detailed information about our video policies please visit:

TBSS Emergency Number

While you are attending a TBSS course, an emergency cell phone number will be provided to you. Please keep in mind that this number is for emergencies only and may not be used to check-up on students on a minute to minute basis. No news is good news in the field!

Health Insurance

Health Insurance is required to attend a TBSS course. There are companies who will provide temporary trip insurance if you do not have health insurance or would like to add additional insurance to cover things such as medical evacuation, stolen equipment, or cancelled flights.

Some Options Include: | +1-800-826-4919 | =1-800-487-4722

Final Payment

Final course fees are due 60 before the course begins. We request that any final payment be MADE BY CHECK and mailed to the Trail Blazer Survival School, Inc. at 205 Batesville Road., Simpsonville, SC 29681

TBSS Gear Options

Please place your TBSS gear order at least 3 weeks prior to the course start at