Mission Driven Nature Education
My son has found Primitive Pursuits to be not just fun but deeply satisfying, which makes me extremely happy. I feel that Primitive Pursuits is a fabulous program. A.C., Summer Camp 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...
Homeschool + Preschool Fall Kick-Off
Our Preschool and Homeschool Programs Welcome Fall back to the region!
Announcing 2017 Skills Intensive Dates
This 16 Friday course combines training in wilderness survival skills & bioregional knowledge with the most effective tools of mentoring.
Are We Living With the Earth? - From the Archives
We worked throughout the day, building structures out of sticks and loading leaves on top for insulation and protection from the elements. How gracious were the trees to give up their leaves so that I may use them for myself. What did I do to deserve this gift and how can I repay it?