Links to advice for doing well in the outdoors
Here’s a nice page with information for recreational camping from REI: https://www.rei.com/learn/series/intro-to-camping. And they provide a whole suite of pages on general outdoor skills: https://www.rei.com/learn/c/outdoor-basics
Locally, there is the Bay Area Wilderness Training organization.
There are some good sites from Canada and Canadian companies, including Parks Canada: https://www.pc.gc.ca/en/serapprocher-connect/ltc-dlc, and MEC: https://www.mec.ca/en/explore/camping-checklist