About Us

Welcome to The Prepper’s Apprentice

The Prepper’s Apprentice is a budding resource for preppers and survivalists alike. Our goal is to provide you with the information, tools, and resources you need to prepare for any disaster or emergency situation.

We understand that the world can be dangerous and that being prepared is the key to survival. That’s why we’ve created this website, to help you learn how to be self-sufficient, protect your family, and survive in any situation.

Our team of experts has years of experience in prepping and survivalism, and we’re dedicated to sharing our knowledge with you. We cover many topics, from basic survival skills like shelter building and fire starting to more advanced topics like long-term food storage and self-defense.

Whether you’re just starting with prepping or a seasoned survivalist, our website has something for everyone. We’re constantly updating our content with the latest information and techniques, so check back often.

Thank you for visiting, and we hope you find the information here helpful in your journey toward self-sufficiency and survival.


Our Team

Rob Johnston, Author

Rob is a former data analyst turned survival blogger. After surviving a major weather event that left him stranded in his office building for several days, Rob realized the fragility of modern society and the importance of being self-sufficient.

Determined to never be caught off guard again, Rob left his cushy office job and dedicated himself to learning everything he could about survival skills and bushcraft.

Today, Rob is the owner of ThePreppersApprentice.com where he shares his knowledge and experience with others who are looking to become more self-sufficient and prepared for any disaster or emergency situation.

Rob’s mission is to empower people to take control of their own safety and security, and to help them develop the skills and mindset needed to survive in any situation.

Andy Lehmann, Writer

Andy's almost-as-handsom stand-in.

What can we say about Andy? He’s a man of many talents and interests. By day, he’s a skilled writer, crafting engaging content and captivating stories for a variety of audiences. But when he’s not at his desk, Andy can be found pursuing his other passions, from computer hardware to cooking over an open flame.

Andy is a consumable aficionado, with a particular love for all things spicy and smoky. He’s always on the lookout for the perfect rub or marinade to take his meals to the next level.

But it’s Andy’s love of the outdoors that really sets him apart. He’s a seasoned camper and hiker, with a particular fondness for sleeping under the stars and starting the perfect cooking fire from nothing but a few twigs, a battery, and a gum wrapper. (Yes, you read that right – a gum wrapper!)

Despite his many interests, Andy never takes himself too seriously. He’s always quick with a joke or a clever quip, and his infectious sense of humor makes him a joy to be around. Whether he’s crafting the perfect sentence or out in the wilderness, Andy is always up for an adventure and ready to tackle whatever challenges come his way.

Matt Hoffman, Author

No, this isn't actually Pam, but it is one of her close, personal friends.
Meet Matt, one of our talented writers with a diverse range of skills and expertise. With experience in carpentry, automotive, and electrical systems, Matt brings a unique perspective to our website. But it’s Matt’s passion for bushcraft that really sets him apart. He’s spent years honing his skills in the wilderness, learning everything he can about survival techniques, shelter building, and primitive tool-making. As a writer, Matt is able to share his knowledge and experience with our readers, providing practical advice and insights on a wide range of topics related to bushcraft and survivalism. Whether he’s writing about the best tools for wilderness survival or sharing tips on how to build a shelter in the wild, Matt’s articles are always informative, engaging, and full of practical wisdom. We’re proud to have Matt as part of our team, and we’re confident that his expertise and passion for bushcraft will inspire and educate our readers for years to come.

Pam Lauer, Technical

No, this isn't actually Pam, but it is one of her close, personal friends. Pam is a multi-talented member of our team who combines her expertise in web development with her passion for food preservation. As a web developer, Pam is responsible for taking care of the technical aspects of our website, ensuring that everything runs smoothly and efficiently. But Pam’s contributions to our website go beyond just her technical skills. She also brings her knowledge and experience in food preservation to the table, experimenting with different techniques and sharing her insights with our readers. Whether she’s working on a new website feature or tinkering with a fermentation recipe, Pam approaches everything she does with enthusiasm and attention to detail. Her dedication to both web development and food preservation is a testament to her versatility and creativity, and we’re lucky to have her as part of our team.
We would like to inform our readers that some of our employees have chosen to remain anonymous due to the current political climate. While we respect their decision to do so, we assure you that all information and advice provided on our website is thoroughly researched and vetted by our team of experts. We are committed to providing our readers with accurate and reliable information, and we appreciate your understanding and support.