Part-Time Seasonal Nature, Survival, Herbal & Civics Series

The Environmental Activist year starts January 5, 2020

The Environmental Activist course runs January 5 – November 16, 2020 meeting on Sundays from 9:30-12:30 except holiday weekends. We will start each morning with a nature hike, followed by strategic planning sessions, and boots-on-the ground projects 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 20 Sundays from 1:30-4:30 between January 5 – May 17, 2020. 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.

WJECCArtBook4The Wilderness Survivor quarter starts January 11, 2020

Our wilderness survival skills apprenticeship runs on Saturdays, January 11 – March 14, 2020 and includes participation in all weekend workshops plus guidance through Wolf Journey Book IV – Trail of the Survival Scout and more. Costs including instruction, books, workshops and materials total $975. Click here for program details or go straight to our simple registration process.

The Neighborhood Naturalist quarter starts March 21, 2020

Our outdoor nature skills apprenticeship runs on Saturdays, March 21 – May 23, 2019 and includes participation in all weekend workshops plus 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 $975. Click here for program details or go straight to our simple registration process.

In the meantime, check out our Full-Time Summer Residential Career Training Programs

The Earth Skills Training Intensive is our fundamental summer residential experience geared to participants age 18-28. If you want the fastest path to wilderness proficiency through a wide array of outdoor skills, this is the program for you. Our goal is to ensure that by the end of the summer you have the skills, knowledge and experience needed to thrive in any outdoor situation. Arrive anytime between June 7-15 to get settled in, attend all our summer expeditions, practice wilderness skills coursework in every available moment, and help with summer camps when desired before departing in late summer.

Wolf Journey Book 8 Cover Artwork by Joanna Colbert of GaianTarot.comThe Outdoor Teaching Apprenticeship has been our hallmark residential program since 1999 and is available for qualified participants 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. Be part of our 20th Summer, arriving anytime between June 7-15 to get settled in, attending all our summer camps and expeditions, and departing in late summer or fall after completing wilderness skills coursework.

Farm Internship IconThe Blue Skye Farm Internship is an entrepreneurial homesteading, sustainability and “permaculture” program that cultivates the home environment in a way that benefits nature and humans. Certified by the Washington State Farm Internship Program, you’ll help run Blue Skye Farm, home of Wolf Camp and the Conservation College, growing and selling produce on site. Arrive on June 7th, and depart in the fall after the last fruits, nuts and berries are ready for market.

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.