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Week Eight of Summer Camp 2017!

Week Eight of Summer Camp 2017!
by Sarah Chaffee on August 20, 2017

This week our campers explored the Finger Lakes National Forest, made some beautiful crafts, harvested some delicious fruit and had tons of adventures!

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Week Seven of Summer Camp 2017!

Week Seven of Summer Camp 2017!
by Sarah Chaffee on August 12, 2017

This week the forests were filled with skillful scouts, hardworking bow-makers, hidden trail explorers and adventurous archers!

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Week Six of Summer Camp 2017!

Week Six of Summer Camp 2017!
by Sarah Chaffee on August 5, 2017

This week campers enjoyed making and eating delicious food at Primitive Cafe, having their archery skills tested and embarking on epic scavenger hunts that led to exciting surprises!

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Week Five of Summer Camp 2017!

Week Five of Summer Camp 2017!
by Sarah Chaffee on July 29, 2017

This week our adventurous campers explored hidden trails, became skills archers, completed secret scouting missions and played some epic games of Capture the Flag!

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Week Four of Summer Camp 2017!

Week Four of Summer Camp 2017!
by Sarah Chaffee on July 24, 2017

Week Four of summer camp at Primitive Pursuits was filled with a group of adventurous "mudwomen," some stealthy scouts, strong and patient bow-makers and brave river explorers.

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Week Three of Summer Camp 2017!

Week Three of Summer Camp 2017!
by Sarah Chaffee on July 15, 2017

Week three of summer camp brought younglings learning how to use the Force, a group of awesome hunters and gatherers, some intense games of Capture the Flag, Fire Wizards and lots of adventure!

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Friction Fire Basics - Adult Workshop

Friction Fire Basics - Adult Workshop
by Megan Pugh on July 12, 2017

Join us for a day and learn the amazing art of making fire by friction. By the end of the day you will know all the basics for successfully making fire on your own!

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Week Two of Summer Camp 2017!

Week Two of Summer Camp 2017!
by Sarah Chaffee on July 8, 2017

Archery, wildcrafting, scouting - oh my! We had another wonderful week of learning and discovery at Primitive Pursuits' summer camp.

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Week One of Summer Camp 2017!

Week One of Summer Camp 2017!
by Sarah Chaffee on July 1, 2017

Between Archer's Apprentice, Base Camp, Gifts of the Deer and so much more, we had a busy and fun first week of summer camp here at Primitive Pursuits!

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The Right Place and the Right Time

The Right Place and the Right Time
by Tiffany Cheezem on April 25, 2017

“I learned that she had had a fawn and was still lactating. I learned that she had made it head and shoulders past the oncoming car before it hit…”

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Spring Camp Fun!

Spring Camp Fun!
by Kelsey Chatterton on April 23, 2017

Primitive Pursuits hosted its annual Spring Camp this past week at 4-H Acres. I had the opportunity to work with the Friday preschool group—Growing Wild.

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Spring Awakens - Preschool and Homeschool

Spring Awakens - Preschool and Homeschool
by Zak Kozlowski on April 3, 2017

As the spring awakens, it's worthwhile to honor the amphibians out there this week. Did you know that the eastern newt has three life stages? The Tuesday Homeschool got to live each and every one of them, from aquatic tadpoles, to the terrestrial red eft we all know and love, to an enormous aquatic adult that even predators ran from!

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