Springtime Nature & Survival Apprenticeships

The Conservation College will offer two part-time courses this spring which are available to adults and qualified teens in Western Washington.

Saturdays of Spring: Nature & Survival Apprenticeships

The Neighborhood Naturalist

Our outdoor nature skills apprenticeship runs March 2 – June 22, 2019 on Saturdays and includes participation in all our weekend workshops plus final graduation get-together, plus guidance through the Wolf Journey Earth Conservation Courses with emphasis on Book I – Trail of the Neighborhood Naturalist. Costs including instruction, books, workshops and materials total $1,475. Click here for program details or go straight to our simple registration process.

WJECCArtBook4The Wilderness Survivor

Our wilderness survival skills apprenticeship runs March 2 – June 22, 2019 on Saturdays and includes participation in all our weekend workshops plus final graduation get-together, guidance through Wolf Journey Book IV – Trail of the Survival Scout and more. Costs including instruction, books, workshops and materials total $1,475. Click here for program details or go straight to our simple registration process.

Summer Residential Internship & Apprenticeships

Wolf Journey Book 8 Cover Artwork by Joanna Colbert of GaianTarot.comEarth Skills Teaching Apprenticeship runs June 16 – August 17, 2019 with complimentary extension through August 31st, has been our hallmark residential program since 1999 and is available for students who want to learn to teach wilderness skills in a fast-paced, outdoor setting. Our goal is to ensure that by the end of the summer you have the skillset necessary to work anywhere in the field of outdoor education.

Farm Internship IconBlue Skye Farm Internship runs full-time June 9 – August 31, 2019 with complimentary autumn extension, and is an entrepreneurial homesteading, sustainability and “permaculture” program that cultivates the home environment in a way that benefits nature and humans.

Click here for our simple registration process, or join us during the summer for our Full-Time Summer Residential Apprenticeships, or email us to be put on our our list for the future, and please let us know which apprenticeship most interests you. We always keep your information absolutely private, and will never share it. You can also like our facebook page to keep in better touch.

Coming in 2020…

WJECCArtBook7The Environmental Activist year starts January 5, 2020

The Environmental Activist course runs January 5 – November 16, 2020 meeting on Sundays from 9:30-4:30. We will start each morning with a nature hike, followed by strategic planning sessions, and spend afternoons with boots-on-the ground standing up for social and environmental justice in the political arena. Includes guidance through the Wolf Journey Earth Conservation Courses with emphasis on Book VII – Trail of the Sustainable Citizen. Cost including personal guidance, books, workshops and all materials totals $1,975. Ask for password protected program details or jump straight to our simple registration process.

The Traditional Herbalist semester starts January 5, 2020

This part-time series meets on Sundays from 1:30-4:30. Includes guidance through Wolf Journey Book II – Trail of the Traditional Herbalist. Cost including personal guidance, books, workshops and all materials totals $975. Ask for program details or jump straight to our simple registration process.

Future Apprenticeships TBA:

The Wildlife Tracker will be an animal research apprenticeship with an ethic of bird, mammal, insect, arachnid, reptile, amphibian, arthropod, fish and game conservation, and may be repeated for an additional semester to earn an Ethnozoologist Certification upon accreditation.

The Ancient Artisan will be a traditional skills apprenticeship with an ethic of cultural conservation, and may be repeated for an additional semester to earn Traditional Technologist certification upon accreditation.