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Workshops, Expeditions & Apprenticeships

Conservation College Poster 2016 B copyAt the Conservation College you can train in-depth at one of our summer expeditions, build a career in outdoor education through our apprenticeships and internships, or just learn for a day during workshops and classes:

WEEKEND WORKSHOPS take place on Saturdays and we also have special summer classes for all ages. Click here for our full class-workshop schedule running February-October.

SUMMER EXPEDITIONS are available for ages 18 and up in beautiful Washington State. Registration for summer is now open, with discount for deposits made by June 5th:

June 26-30, 2017 STILL AVAILABLE Wilderness Skills Sampler for all ages including Daily Classes in Puyallup.

July 2-7, 2017 STILL AVAILABLE: Teaching Nature: Training for Environmental Educators & Nature Guides

July 9-14, 2017 STILL AVAILABLE: Wilderness Survival Training & Trek with the following week of July 16-21, 2017 offering the advanced Zombie Apocalypse (survival navigation) and Primal Fusion (traditional living) with prerequisite.

July 24-28, 2017 STILL AVAILABLE: Wilderness Skills Sampler at Lake Sammamish including Daily Classes in Issaquah.

July 30-Aug 4, 2017 SPACE NOW ONLY AVAILABLE FOR NEW APPRENTICES: Tracking Wolf Country – Birds to Big Critters: Cougar, Bear, Elk and the Teanaway Pack

Aug 13-18, 2017 SPACE NOW ONLY AVAILABLE FOR NEW APPRENTICES: Wild Cooking, Ethnobotany & Herbal Expedition running simultaneously with Traditional Tech: Classical Crafts of the Ancient Artisan

August 27 – Sept 1, 2017 SPACE NOW ONLY AVAILABLE FOR NEW APPRENTICES: Subsistence Fishing & Honorable Harvesting

Sept 9-10, 2017 REGISTRATION OPENS JUNE 5th: THE WOLF GATHERING Fall Equinox Skillshare Rendezvous near Tacoma WA by donation to our scholarship fund of $95 per adult, $45 per accompanied child.

June 17-22, 2018 REGISTRATION OPENS OCT 1st: Backcountry Leadership – Wilderness Conservation, Navigation & Risk Management

Sept 4-7, 2018: Ethnobiology & Cybertracker Evaluation Workshops (some with prerequisite)

WJECCArtBook4SPRING APPRENTICESHIPS are part-time programs help you to get to know others engaged in ongoing study:

The Survival Scout Semester runs March 3 – June 16, 2018 and includes all the Saturday Workshops taking place each weekend, as well as guidance through Wolf Journey Book IV – Trail of the Survival Scout.

The Neighborhood Naturalist Quarter runs April 7 – June 16, 2017 and includes all the Saturday Workshops taking place each weekend, as well as guidance through Wolf Journey Book I – Trail of the Neighborhood Naturalist.

SUMMER EARTH SKILLS APPRENTICESHIP is our hallmark, full-time immersion program designed to ensure that by the end of the summer, you have the skillset necessary to work in your chosen field. It is the most cost-effective and efficient way to gain skills anywhere. Dates for 2017 include June 18 – August 18 with optional extension through Sept 24 for certifications, depending on your focus.

Farm Internship IconSUMMER FARM INTERNSHIP is available for 3 full-time participants who want to work learn homesteading, sustainability and “permaculture” which is a revolutionary lifestyle of appropriate living that cultivates the home environment in a way that benefits nature and humans. The mission of this focus is to help you become a self-sufficient homesteader and expert on sustainability skills.

Questions? Call us at 425-248-0253email us, or apply now for one of the following focuses: