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Classes on Nature & Survival

Vintage 2010 Class Making Cordage from Cedar, Raffia, and Fireweed Fibers

The Wolf College offers classes on a variety of nature and survival subjects for all ages, including homeschool youth and families, adult outdoor interest groups, and more. Join instructors Kim & Chris Chisholm for any of our classes during the academic year, or set up a class near you.

Topics & Class Itineraries:

• June 27 – July 1, 2016 Monday-Friday in Puyallup: Special Series of Morning & Afternoon Classes all week covering many topics. All ages welcome. These classes take place during the day at Clark’s Creek Park – South Shelter in Puyallup WA.

• July 25-29, 2016 Monday-Friday in Issaquah: Special Series of Morning & Afternoon Classes all week covering many topics. All ages welcome. These classes take place during the day at the Lake Sammamish Hans Jensen Group Camp in Issaquah WA.

April 21, 2017 Friday from 6:15-8:45 PM in Puyallup: Climate Change Training – Lifestyle, Debates, Emergencies & Carbon Sequestration and elsewhere by request – anytime in fall, winter or spring. This evening evening for adults with accompanied youth also welcome.

By Request: Local Wild Edible Plants & Backcountry Herbal Medicine anytime in fall, winter or spring, or see upcoming spring workshops and summer expeditions on this theme.

By Request: Wilderness Survival Skills including Bow Drill Fire Demo anytime in fall, winter or spring, or see upcoming spring workshops and summer expeditions on this theme.

By Request: Natural Navigation, Map & Compass, Lostproofing, & Orienteering anytime in fall, winter or spring, or see upcoming spring workshops and summer expeditions on this theme.

• By Request: Safety, Tracks & Bird Alarms in Cougar, Wolf & Bear Country anytime in fall, winter or spring, or see upcoming spring workshops and summer expeditions on this theme.

• By Request: Backcountry Gourmet & Wilderness Camp Stove Cooking Classes anytime in fall, winter or spring, or see upcoming spring workshops and summer expeditions on this theme.

By Request: Backcountry Crafts – Making Rope, Berry Collecting Baskets, Sleeping Bag Mats & More anytime in fall, winter or spring.

Summer Class Cost & Registration Options:

$15 for one person, plus $10 per additional friend/family member registering together.


PayPal Option: Register securely with a credit/debit card or via direct withdrawal from your bank account. Click to Choose Your Deposit Options:
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Check/Mail Registration Option: Send with a check payable to the Wolf College, 1026 14th St. SW, Puyallup WA 98371 with participant name(s), phone number, email address, age of any minors, and any allergies or health restrictions we should know about.

Credit/Debit Card Registration Option: Just call us at 425-248-0253 and we will run your card securely over the phone. Questions? Email anytime.

Our refund policy: Deposits are not refundable unless your registration is not accepted. You may receive a credit for a future program, minus a 25% administration fee of total payments made, in case of emergency. You will receive a full refund if your program is canceled and not rescheduled at a time that you can attend. No refund (and not necessarily any credit) is given if a participant is inappropriate at the program and asked to leave.