Summer Expeditions run Sunday-Friday and are lead by highly-trained teaching staff with expertise in the earth skills which interest you:
June 24-29, 2018: Backcountry Leadership – Wilderness Conservation, Navigation & Risk Management geared for ages 28 and under.
July 1-6, 2018: Teaching Nature: Training for Environmental Educators & Nature Guides geared for adults of all ages, running simultaneously to the Wilderness Skills Sampler Camp geared for all ages (adults and families) including Daily Classes in Puyallup-Tacoma.
July 8-13, 2018: Wilderness Survival Training & Trek near Mt. Rainier geared for ages 28 and under.
July 15-20, 2018: Tracking the Oregon Dunes – From Birds to Bears geared for ages 28 and under.
July 23-27, 2018: Wilderness Skills Family Camp at Lake Sammamish.
July 30 – Aug 3, 2018: Traditional Tech: Classical Crafts of the Ancient Artisan for ages 9-13, 14-20 and older if enrolled in our apprenticeship program.
Aug 12-17, 2018: Wild Cooking, Ethnobotany & Herbal Expedition for ages 9-13, 14-20 and older if enrolled in our apprenticeship program.
August 26-31, 2018: Scout Philosophy & Mentoring for ages 9-13, 14-20 and older if enrolled in our apprenticeship program.
Want to go further in depth? Apply for our full-time summer residential programs:
The Earth Skills Teaching Apprenticeship is our hallmark program for students who want to learn wilderness skills in a fast-paced, outdoor setting. (Two Positions Remain for Summer 2018)
The Blue Skye Farm Internship is available for participants who want to learn entrepreneurial 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. (Full for 2018)
Or check out our Weekend Workshops