At 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:
SUMMER EXPEDITIONS are designed for ages 18-26 in beautiful Washington State. Registration for summer is now open, with discount for deposits made by March 20th –
July 9-14, 2017: 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.
Aug 13-18, 2017: Wild Cooking, Ethnobotany & Herbal Expedition running simultaneously with Traditional Tech: Classical Crafts of the Ancient Artisan
August 27 – Sept 1, 2017: Subsistence Fishing & Honorable Harvesting
Sept 9-10, 2017: Ethnobiology & Cybertracker Evaluation Workshops (some with prerequisite)
SPRING APPRENTICESHIPS are part-time programs help you to get to know others engaged in ongoing study:
The Neighborhood Naturalist Quarter runs April 1 – June 17, 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. Apply by March 20th.
The Survival Scout Semester runs February 10 – 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. Apply by December 25th.
SUMMER EARTH SKILLS APPRENTICESHIP is a fast-paced, 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.
SUMMER FARM INTERNSHIP is available to 2-4 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.