Mission Driven Nature Education
"We love Primitive Pursuits and part of our exuberance is for the program itself and perhaps even a bigger part is the amazing energy, respectful child centered, youth development-focused, democratic approach that you and your staff have with kids." K.Y., After School 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?
Recent News and Notes from the Primitive Pursuits Blog...
Poem of a Day Spent in the Arnot Forest
Crossing the stream to a place I'll call home. With a group of travelers with whom I will roam. In search of spirit, who lives in the forest. We seek her wisdom in the stream below us. The community we desire is all around.
Embodying the Wild - Homeschool and Preschool Blog
This week at Forest Preschool, excitement grew around one of the most iconic birds in America - The Wild Turkey. Great "theme animals" make for great weeks, so thank you Wild Turkeys out there. Monday we began with a quest to spot, touch, and learn from the Turkey Spirit...