Mission Driven Nature Education
"The experience I had working with Primitive Pursuits remains fresh and sharp in my memory. Primitive Pursuits is exceptional and rare in its employee cohesiveness, support and provides a community in the truest sense of the word! I continue to grow inwardly and outwardly due to the experience." C.W., Summer Staff
What might a year in the woods do for you?
The Wilderness Year is an intensive, 9-month Skills Certification Program with an optional 3-month summer mentor training component. Wilderness Year is an integrated hands on program facilitating deep understanding of nature connection, wilderness skills, and community.
Program open to individuals 18 and over.
Recent News and Notes from the Primitive Pursuits Blog...
Primitive Pursuits Welcomes New Program Sponsor—Taitem Engineering
TAITEM, I discovered, stands for “Technology as if the Earth Mattered” which gave me my first clue into why the company might be interested in teaming up with an organization like Primitive Pursuits.