The intention for our November overnight at primitive camp were to sleep in debris shelters without sleeping bags, practice natural navigation over several miles while carrying burning coals, and to reflect on our experiences around sacred fires held by elders in the community.
Poem by Primitive Pursuits staff and Wilderness Skills Intensive participant, Sierra Robinson. First shared with us on Facebook, March 18th 2017
We get lots of wonderful messages from people affected by Primitive Pursuits and from the recipients of over 100 scholarships we make available each year. We want to share just one example, printed in its entirety, by permission here…
What could be better than to get a love note and card like this one from our 2019 summer camp coordinator, Liz Holland?
I picked up the “ball” called Primitive Pursuits when I was 20 years old and ran with it because every child I had ever worked with, had ever met for that matter needed it. From those at Cornell’s daycare center to my own nieces and nephews.