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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!
"Thank you for envisioning and providing the environment and experience that I got to be part of this weekend. Today made me fully realize that there is a strong enough primitive community in Ithaca to fulfill all of my knowledge for years to come. I am impressed by the workshops that you have been putting on in the last 6 months. I am very excited now that I will be devoting all of my Fridays to WSIC this spring/summer." Z.K., Workshop Participant
"They love it! We’re signing up again for a third third year and every experience has been so very positive. They love your staff especially and so do we. It gives us peace of mind when our children are with you." L.S., Parent

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