Wilderness Skills Courses

Wilderness Skills Basics I & II

Step out of your routine for 8 incredible Fridays steeped in outdoor skills, awareness and connection.

Step out of your everyday routine to experience 8 incredible Fridays learning outdoor survival skills, deepening your awareness and connecting with natural areas throughout our local bioregion.

Together with close-knit group and some of the best wilderness instructors in the North East, you will explore fundamental earth skills and gain enough experience with each of them to feel their transformative power.

Wilderness Skills Basics I (Core Skills)


8 Fridays, September 29 - December 8 & Saturday December 9, 2017
9am-3:30pm
(no class October 27 or November 10 & 24) December 8-9 is an overnight camp out.

Special focus on:
Introduction to awareness routines and lost-proofing, sacred four, hazards and outdoor competency (cooking, tarps & knots, and tool use).

Fee: $785-$900 (sliding scale)

Wilderness Skills Basics II (Winter Survival)


8 Fridays, February 9 – April 20, & Saturday April 21, 2018
9am-3:30pm
(no class February 23 or March 16 & 30) April 20-21 is an overnight camp out.

Special focus on:
Seasonal challenges, continued awareness routines, winter shelters, fire mastery, winter ID, intro to animal track and sign and winter crafting.

Fee $785-$900 (sliding scale)

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  • Wilderness Skills Basics I & II
  • Sept. 29, 2017 - April 21, 2018
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