Dressing Children for Winter Fun

Our Annual Winter Dressing Workshop is November 13th at Cornell Cooperative Extension 3:00-5PM!

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Continue the Adventure!

School's out October 21 and Nov. 11. Turn off those devices and spend the day with us - build, hide, gather, PLAY!


Acupuncture Fundraiser - THANK YOU

Thanks to all that came out on Sunday, October 9th, thanks to you and Ithaca Community Acupuncture (ICA) we raised over $600.

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Introducing: Coyote Howl

Five Saturdays for Teens 13-16, Oct. 1 & 15, Nov. 5 & 19 and a final optional overnight Dec. 10 at Arnot Forest

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Looking for a Beautiful Rustic Spot?

The Arnot Forest campus is available for rent for Workshops, Retreats, Conferences, Family Reunions, Weddings & Celebrations.

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Fall Wilderness Weekends

Join us for Bow Making October 28-30 and Pack Baskets December 2-4

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Absolutely wonderful! Going to Primitive Pursuits opened my son up to a world that is an enormous part of who he is. He also teaches his friends, everything. So it’s not only an amazing experience for him, but it spreads beyond to all of his friends. Esther Greenhouse, Parent


Our brand-new program is off and running!

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.

What might a year in the woods do for you?


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