Teaching Nature Professionally

June 30 – July 5, 2019 Training Camp for Future Environmental Educators & Nature Guides

Learn to prepare lessons of wilderness education, and practice teaching your lessons to youth and adults in the outdoors, using multiple approaches that work on a foundation of rock-solid risk-management.

Click Teaching Nature Professionally Sample Itinerary for an example of the weekly itinerary.

Course Availability:

Open for ages 18 and up with no prerequisite. Teens may also attend with prerequisite. Or for a more relaxed week, adults can join our Wilderness Skills Classes also happening at the park.

Course Instructors:

Wolf Camp Co-Owners Kim & Chris Chisholm
Patrick Wiley, M.S. assisted by directors Kim & Chris Chisholm

Arrival, Departure, Directions & Transportation Options:

We offer arrival and departure options at the Lake Sammamish Hans Jensen Group Camp, the Puyallup Wolf Campus, Tacoma Bus/Amtrak, and SeaTac Airport. Details provided upon registration.

Tuition:

2019 Training Camps & Expeditions are $785 if you register by March 20th, or $790 by May 5th, $795 by June 10th, and $800 thereafter if space remains available. To reserve your spot, make a $200 deposit and your balance will be due upon arrival. The only additional expenses you may incur for our courses are for travel and specific gear, although we have extras in case you can’t acquire something. You will also need to show you have health insurance, or check with us for recommendations on inexpensive temporary insurance if necessary.

Discounts: Standard cumulative discounts are $5 per additional week you attend this summer, $5 off per additional family member attending this summer, $5 off for successfully referring others who register campers this summer, and $5 off every camp for all alumni returning from prior years. Weekend stayovers are complimentary for self-sufficient adults, not including long-distance transportation.

Registration:

Credit/Debit Card Registration Option: Just call us at 425-248-0253 and we will take your registration securely over the phone.

Check/Mail/Email Registration Option: Download our Microsoft Word or PDF Registration Form to your computer, fill out one per participant for whom we do not yet have a registration form on file (so not needed for returning campers) and send or email back to us. We also have a Bilingual Chinese-English Registration Form PDF or Word Doc. You can also send a check deposit payable to Wolf Camp, 1026 14th St. SW, Puyallup WA 98371 or fill out the registration form and pay deposits by calling with a credit card, or using paypal as described below.

Or Use PayPal to register online securely with a credit/debit card or via direct withdrawal from your bank account. Use the link below (might not be visible if you are using “reader view” on your phone or other device) or sign into paypal.com and “send money” to our email address: (we’ll get back to you with any additional information we may need)


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Refund Policy: Standard deposits ($100 for day programs, $200 for overnight programs) are not refundable unless we don’t accept your application. If you cancel in advance of the program start time for any reason, you may receive a full credit good through the following calendar year on appropriate and available programs listed on our schedule, although an additional deposit may be required to secure your spot in the future program. If a program you sign up for is canceled and not rescheduled at a time you can attend, you may receive a full refund except in case of natural (weather, geologic, etc) disasters, government shutdowns, conflicts or curfews, or other unforeseen emergencies making it impossible for staff and/or attendees to reach or use program locations, in which case all payments made will be held by us without expiration date for your future use in appropriate/available programs of your choice. No refund, nor credit, is given if a participant is asked to leave a program for inappropriateness as determined by our kids, youth and adult agreements for participation.

Course Preparation: Agreements, Packing List and FAQ’s

Click here for our Expedition Agreements

Click here for our Summer Expeditions Packing List

Other FAQ’s – Frequently Asked Questions