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Expeditions – Summer Training Camps

Conservation College Poster 2016 B copySummer Expeditions for ages 18 and up run Sundays-Fridays. Click on the links below to compare our cost and expertise to other outdoor schools, and you’ll see that Conservation College expeditions can’t be beat.

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 SOON: 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 24-29, 2018 REGISTRATION OPENS OCT 1st: Backcountry Leadership – Wilderness Conservation, Navigation & Risk Management

August 26-31, 2018: Scout Philosophy & Mentoring

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

Want to go further in depth? Apply for our spring and summer apprenticeships:

Summer Options: Full-Time Earth Skills Apprenticeship and Farm Internship

The Earth Skills Teaching Apprenticeship is our hallmark program for students who want to learn wilderness skills in a fast-paced, outdoor setting.

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.

Spring Options: Part-Time Quarter & Semester Apprenticeships

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 the Wolf Journey Earth Conservation Courses with emphasis on Book IV – Trail of the Survival Scout.

The Neighborhood Naturalist quarter runs April 7 – June 16, 2018 and includes all the Saturday Workshops taking place each weekend, as well as guidance through the Wolf Journey Earth Conservation Courses with emphasis on Book I – Trail of the Neighborhood Naturalist.