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 HowlThrough December 10Meet 2 Saturdays a Month from 2PM - 8PM and spend the last Saturday as an overnight at Arnot Forest.
- Junior CounselorJune - AugustJunior counselors gain skills highly valued in the field of outdoor leadership and teach side-by-side with our professional skilled mentors.
- Counselor in TrainingJune - AugustCounselors 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.
"Advancing my primitive skills along with permaculture studies and leadership has invited me into a world that I would have never imagined had I not joined the Primitive Pursuits family! You opened my eyes to a lifestyle, community and profession that I love and plan to dedicate the rest of my life to." C.W., Wilderness Skills Alumna
"I have had the most beautiful and life-changing adventure. I cannot even begin to thank you enough for reawakening my curiosity, fueling my desire for adventure and introducing patience and so much beauty to my life." Wilderness Skills Alumna