No School, Friday October 27th!

Fall is the season of the Hunter-Gatherer. Come and play in the woods with us like there's no school tomorrow!

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Homeschoolers - All In!

2017-18 Homeschool programs begin September 22nd!

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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!
"It’s their favorite camp, out of a dozen or so that they’ve done over the years. I’ve never heard a complaint about it, there’s never been a bad day, and never a boring day." E.B., Summer Camp Parent
"I whole-heartedly believe that the way in which Primitive Pursuits connects children with nature is a genuine saving grace of society. The amount of respect that is displayed towards children as well as each other has been unparalleled in any other organization that I have been a part of." T​.​L​., Summer Staff​

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