Thursdays: Virtual Classes on Wilderness Survival, Navigation, Wildlife Safety, Tracking & Birding

Wolf Camp & School of Natural Science is proud to announce weekly online classes focusing on Wilderness Survival & Bushcraft Skills taking place every Thursday this fall … followed by Natural Navigation, Wildlife Safety, Tracking & Birding in the spring. The classes are great for personal enrichment, independent study, micro-school learning pods, homeschool families, and distance learning in general.

The Seeker by Joanna Colbert
Cover Art: Joanna Colbert

Thursday Classes focus on Wilderness Survival & Bushcraft Skills in the Autumn Season from Sept 17 – Nov 19, 2020 followed by Natural Navigation, Wildlife Safety, Tracking & Birding in the spring of 2021. Class times include:

  • 1 PM Pacific / 4 PM Eastern for micro-school learning pods, homeschoolers, youth and family.
  • 5 PM Pacific / 8 PM Eastern for adults – with teens, high school and college students welcome.

A full season of ten classes plus unlimited access to our private community site for participants of the Fall Thursday class series costs $195, and just $50 per additional household member sharing a connection. Or drop into one class for $25 and stay online to ask questions afterwards. Maximum of 10-12 households per class series. See registration options below or click here for FAQs.

Autumn 2020 Thursday Class Schedule

  • Sept 17 – The Order of Survival & Four Minutes to establish Personal Awareness, Communication & Teamwork (content example)
  • Sept 24 – Local Knowledge & Four Hours to Make Shelter (content example)
  • Oct 1 – Fire Decisions & Four Days to Pure Water (content example)
  • Oct 8 – Wild Medicine & Four Weeks to Secure Food (content example)
  • Oct 15 – Wilderness First Aid, Knife & Tool Training (content example)
  • Oct 22 – Fire Steel, Tinder, Criss-Cross Fire Making & Burn Bowls (content example)
  • Oct 29 – Fire By Friction: Bow Drill, Hand Drill, Flint & Steel (content example)
  • Nov 5 – Rabbitsticks & Bow Making Primer (content example)
  • Nov 12 – Arrows & At-Latl Dart Primer (content example)
  • Nov 19 – Special Final Classes on Wilderness Survival & Bushcraft Training, including • 1 PM Pacific on making string, rope and cordage from plants like raffia, cedar and stinging nettle; and then at • 5 PM Pacific we will have a special guest speaker Seth Kantner live from above the arctic circle. Not only is he a friend/mentor of class participant Johnson Qaiyaaqpak Black where they both live in Kotzebue, Alaska, but he is also an acclaimed photographer and author of books including Ordinary Wolves, Swallowed by the Great Land, Shopping for Porcupine, Pup and Pokey. Due to the miracle of modern technology, this will be a rare opportunity for us to hear about surviving and thriving in the wilds of Northwest Alaska, and for you to ask Seth (and Johnson) questions about surviving in conditions most of us can only dream about. If you are not yet part of either of our fall class series, you can still join us on Nov 19th from 5-6 PM Pacific for $25 to spend time with Seth Kantner! (all extra proceeds go to Seth – see below for paypal registration)

Spring Class Schedule on Natural Navigation, Wildlife Safety, Tracking & Birding will be announced by Thursday, Dec 3rd for classes running March 18 – May 20, 2021.

To supplement your learning, you can also gain access to the Wolf Journey Book One – Trail of the Neighborhood Naturalist curriculum and its community group site (with resources and Saturday class recordings) for $100, whether or not you join our Saturday Classes on the Neighborhood Naturalist.

Registration (see paypal drop-down menu for price options)

Either call us at 425-248-0253 ex. 1 and we will take your registration with a credit card securely over the phone, 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 and “send money” to our email address.

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Refund Policy

Deposits ($100 for day programs, $200 for overnight programs) are not refundable unless we don’t accept your application. If you cancel 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 is needed 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 cases of natural (weather, geologic, wildfire, etc) disasters, epidemics, grid failures, government shutdowns, conflicts or curfews, or other unforeseen emergencies making it unsafe or 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. Reasons include the expenditure of funds (property rentals, advertising, materials, admin staff time, etc.) long before programs take place, i.e. deposits make it feasible for Wolf Camp to schedule programs in the first place, but our mutually understood agreement is that Wolf Camp will run the program at the safest available time in the future. Finally, 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.

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