Our virtual online classes are intensive one hour, interactive learning sessions with time afterwards for questions and discussion with instructors Kim & Chris Chisholm.
Tuesday Classes focus on Herbal Medicine & Plant Crafts in the Autumn Season from Sept 15 – Nov 17, 2020, followed by Gardening & Cooking Wild Edible Foods in the spring of 2021. Tuesday class options include • 1 PM Pacific / 4 PM Eastern for micro-schools, homeschoolers, and youth and family; or choose • 5 PM Pacific / 8 PM Eastern for adults – with teens, high school and college students welcome.
Thursday Classes focus on Wilderness Survival & Bushcraft Skills in the Autumn Season from Sept 17 – Nov 19, 2020, followed by Wildlife Tracking & Birding in the spring of 2021. Tuesday class options include • 1 PM Pacific / 4 PM Eastern for micro-schools, homeschoolers, and youth and family; or choose • 5 PM Pacific / 8 PM Eastern for adults – with teens, high school and college students welcome.
Saturday Classes start with a free nature journaling webinar on Sept 12th at 9 AM Pacific / 12 PM Eastern and continue with a ten-class series Sept 19 – Nov 21, 2020 guiding you through skills in Wolf Journey Book One – The Neighborhood Naturalist which is excellent for adults wanting to immerse themselves in nature, as well as for micro-school and home school students wanting a comprehensive nature curriculum.
Future In-Person Classes
The Conservation College offers classes on a variety of nature and survival subjects for all ages. Our next classes run weekly in January-May of 2020 in the following locations:
Afternoon Classes 12:30-2:30 PM are designed for homeschool families but everyone is welcome to attend.
Evening Classes 6:30-8:30 PM and are designed for adults, but youth may attend with enrolled parent/guardian.
Classes cost $35/person, or $30/person for additional friends/family members registered in advance.
• January 2020 Series: Backcountry Crafts – Making Rope, Berry Baskets, Sleeping Mats & More
• February 2020 Series: Wilderness Survival Skills including Bow Drill Fire Demo
• March 2020 Series: Local Wild Edible Plants & Backcountry Herbal Medicine
• April 2020 Series: Safety, Tracks & Bird Alarms in Cougar, Wolf & Bear Country
• May 2020 Series: Natural Navigation, Map & Compass, Lostproofing, & Orienteering