TEEN PROGRAMS Ages 13-17

Whether joining our teen leadership program or weekend expeditions, teens will find opportunities to stretch their edges in a safe and supportive environment. Our small groups foster a deep connection between peers and mentors—all supporting each other on a journey of discovery, problem solving, and self-reliance.

  • Coyote Howl
    Meet 4 Saturdays from 2PM - 8PM and spend one overnight
  • Junior Counselor
    June - August
    Junior counselors gain skills highly valued in the field of outdoor leadership and teach side-by-side with our professional skilled mentors.
  • Counselor in Training
    June - August
    Counselors in Training teach side by side with our senior staff. Youth leaders are involved in program planning, are exposed to advanced levels of wilderness skills, practice coaching and giving and receiving feedback.
"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​
"The experience I had working with Primitive Pursuits remains fresh and sharp in my memory. Primitive Pursuits is exceptional and rare in its employee cohesiveness, support and provides a community in the truest sense of the word! I continue to grow inwardly and outwardly due to the experience." C.W., Summer Staff

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