Mission Driven Nature Education
"I recognize so many trees and plants here that I learned about in my time with you and have been passing on my fascination with fire to many people since I arrived. This program has watered a seed in me that wants to grow tall and strong for the rest of my life." Wilderness Skills Alumna
WILDERNESS SKILLS COURSES
Spend your Fridays in the woods with us!
Our Wilderness Skills Courses give you the best instruction available, from senior program leaders, in a wide variety nature-based skills. Participants gain confidence connecting to wilderness and living in the balance, in small groups, as we become more intimately aware of the living world and help each other to integrate the skills into our lives.
Programs open to individuals 18 and over.
Recent News and Notes from the Primitive Pursuits Blog...
Expanded Camp Offering in Ellis Hollow!
This summer we have more offerings at Ellis Hollow than ever before! Go to the camp catalog and sort by location to see all the choices.
Advanced Wilderness Skills Course Begins April 27th
Take your wilderness skills to the next level while you continue connecting more deeply to the sleeping nature-human within you! You’ll add to your tool bag of self-crafted nature bling and explore some of the more skill-intensive challenges that the great outdoors has to offer. Springtime foods and activities are a special focus of this season.