Summer 2017 Registration is OPEN

Warm up those winter blues and plan your summer adventure!

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The Duck Race is Coming!

The 17th Annual Duck Race is Sunday, April 23, 2017

Get Your Duck Chances Today!

YOUTH PROGRAMS Ages 6-14

We are honored to deliver an experience of connection with the natural world to young people who choose to come back into the woods with us year after year. From our homeschool community to our summer camps and school break programs we’re weaving our basket of community and connection that has been growing and evolving for over 15 years.

  • Summer Camp
    June - August
    Since 2003, Primitive Pursuits Summer Camps based in Ithaca, NY have brought amazing outdoor experiences to kids and teens in the Finger Lakes area and beyond.
  • Overnight Camps
    July - August
    Our legendary summer camps have expanded to include epic week-long wilderness sleep-away camps for ages 11 - 15.
  • Homeschool
    September - June
    Our homeschool programs are our oldest and longest running programs and very near and dear to our hearts.
  • After School
    September - June
    Does your current after school program engage children on a journey of self discovery in the outdoors?
  • School Break Days
    October - April
    So much BETTER than just a day off. Put away those devices and come outdoors for some epic Fall, Winter and Spring fun!
"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
"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

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