Mission Driven Nature Education
"I whole-heartedly believe that the way in which Primitive Pursuits connects children with nature is a genuine saving grace of society. The amount of respect that is displayed towards children as well as each other has been unparalleled in any other organization that I have been a part of." T.L., Summer Staff
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...