7 Day Family, Youth, and Teen Wilderness Experience
2018 Program Details below
2019 Dates and Details coming soon
Date: July ___ - ___, 2019 (Sun to Sat)
Place: High Sierra, outside of Truckee CA.
Tuition: $750 first person, $600 each additional person (includes 3 mostly organic meals a day and camping)
Deposit: $200 per person or household due upon registration.
Offered for: Families with children ages 4-17. Youth 12+ years old may attend without a parent. No previous experience required.
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A 7-day immersion experience for families to learn wilderness Earth skills. Students will learn the 4 elements of survival, tracking, and nature observation skills. The program will highlight the importance of living in harmony with the Earth as caretakers. Participants will be divided up into learning groups based on age and experience level. Parents will have skills workshops and discussions on integrating the teachings of the "wilderness mind" into their everyday lives. Meals are all together. Plus, there's time for wandering the river after lunch and many fun night time games and camp fire stories. Come join us and get revitalized! Skills include:
- Debris hut shelter
- Bow-drill fire making
- Cordage making
- Throwing stick
- Cutting edge stone tool
- Rock boiling
- Fox walking, wide angle vision
- Awareness games and activities
- Tracking basics and concentric ring studies.
- Lost proofing basics
- Camp fire stories and night games
- Attitude and philosophy of a Child of the Earth.