- School Break DaysOctober - AprilSo much BETTER than just a day off. Put away those devices and come outdoors for some epic Fall, Winter and Spring fun!
- After SchoolSeptember - JuneDoes your current after school program engage children on a journey of self discovery in the outdoors?
- HomeschoolSeptember - JuneOur homeschool programs are our oldest and longest running programs and very near and dear to our hearts.
- Summer CampJuly - AugustSince 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 CampsJuly - AugustNEW and UPDATED overnight camp offerings for young people ages 9-16 - Visit our Arnot Forest Camp website at the link below!
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.
"They love absolutely everything. I really cannot say enough positive things. I love the counselors, I love the program, the safety, EVERYTHING!" L.F., Parent
"Another thing that stands out is how I actually feel like I know this deer now; how much compassion I feel for her; and how strongly I want to honor her life by using her hide, bones, meat, and sinew. The more work I put into turning her gifts into useful and beautiful things, the more respect I give her." T.C., Wilderness Year Participant