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ADULT PROGRAMS Ages 18+

We believe in a reciprocal relationship between community and skill building, finding that community enriches the adoption of new skills and skills enrich community. Whether you join us for a single workshop or one of our extended skills training programs, we welcome you into our community and hope you will take what you have learned back to yours.

  • Wilderness Year
    The year-long weekend format of this series offers diverse tastings from all that our local bioregion has to offer, paired with the secrets of wilderness survival, served up in four seasonal courses.
  • Wilderness Weekends
    Selected Weekends
    Join us in the great outdoors to learn the essentials of survival in this series of weekend workshops.
  • Apprenticeship
    By trimester, September - June
    Apprentices contribute to programming through role modeling, supporting staff, and helping to craft a safe, positive learning culture.
  • Bow Making e-Course
    Ongoing
    Sign up to get a five-part series on bow making delivered weekly directly to your in-box.
"Earth and sky, woods and fields, lakes and rivers, the mountain and the sea, are excellent schoolmasters, and teach some of us more than we can ever learn from books." John Lubbock
"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." E.G., Parent

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