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
    Through December 10
    Meet 2 Saturdays a Month from 2PM - 8PM and spend the last Saturday as an overnight at Arnot Forest.
  • 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.
"My son has found Primitive Pursuits to be not just fun but deeply satisfying, which makes me extremely happy. I feel that Primitive Pursuits is a fabulous program." A.C., Summer Camp Parent
"Primitive Pursuits not only gave my son a level of confidence he'd never known, it also gave him useful skills that he has gone on to use out in the world. His fire building know-how was unparalleled on his month-long Outward Bound journey this past summer." T.A., Parent

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