Adult Courses and Long Term Programs

Origins

A Nine Month Program focused on Ancestral Wilderness Living Skills

Engage yourself in your landscape and material culture in a whole new way. Immerse yourself in a handmade life. Studying, making, and using the tools needed to meet your basic needs, not in a short term survival scenario, but in a long term relationship of living with the land.Open to beginners. Save on classes by signing up for this amazing path of study. Payment plans available! Nine months, one course a month ending with a week long stone age living trip. Sign Up or Learn More  Now a  NEW- Year Two Origins Program!- Click Here!

Wilderness Survival Immersion Project

 

 Starts August 2018!  We run the program every other year so don't miss out!

In forging relationships with ourselves and the landscape, basic survival in the wild is one of the most powerful tools. Roots invites you to reclaim the survival skills, wild life tracking, and nature awareness of all human ancestors in this in depth course of study.  The Wilderness Survival Immersion Project is a nine month journey into the world of wilderness survival skills.

 

Course Price Date
Wilderness Self Reliance $225.00 10/20/2018 to 10/21/2018
Hide Tanning $375.00 10/26/2018 to 10/28/2018
Birch Basket Weaving - Diagonal Plaiting $100.00 11/03/2018
Felt Hat Making $85.00 11/10/2018
Fibers from a Wild Landscape $100.00 11/17/2018
Twined Basketry $100.00 11/18/2018
Pelt Tanning $100.00 12/01/2018
Winter Tracking Intensive $250.00 01/12/2019 to 01/13/2019
Felt Hat Making $85.00 01/27/2019
Winter Fire Making $85.00 02/02/2019
Raw Hide Craft $100.00 02/03/2019
Winter Scout $550.00 02/09/2019 to 02/12/2019
Winter Survival $230.00 03/02/2019 to 03/03/2019
Traditional Bow Hunting 9 Month Intensive $3,200.00 03/09/2019 to 03/10/2019
Bow and Arrow Making $750.00 03/09/2019 to 03/14/2019
Bow Building $550.00 03/09/2019 to 03/12/2019
Primitive Arrow Making $230.00 03/13/2019 to 03/14/2019
Birch Basket Weaving - Diagonal Plaiting $100.00 03/31/2019
White Tail Projects $220.00 04/13/2019 to 04/14/2019
Hide Tanning $400.00 05/17/2019 to 05/19/2019
Human Tracking And Trailing $220.00 05/18/2019 to 05/19/2019
Basic Stone Tools- Flint Knapping $230.00 06/08/2019 to 06/09/2019
Family Wilderness Skills Overnight $100.00 06/15/2019 to 06/16/2019
Family Wilderness Skills Overnight $50.00 06/15/2019 to 06/16/2019
Wilderness Self Reliance $230.00 06/29/2019 to 06/30/2019
Wildlife Tracking and Nature Awareness $230.00 07/13/2019 to 07/14/2019
Ancient Scout $750.00 08/04/2019 to 08/10/2019
Advanced Scout $750.00 08/11/2019 to 08/17/2019

What You Need To Know

Roots Course Basics

New To Roots?  For an overview of where to find What You Need To Know Click Here.

Our Students

Who comes to Roots? Our students are everyday folks ranging in age, gender, race, and background...but what do they have in common? Almost all of our students are looking for an authentic challenge that engages their hands and minds. They are looking to build skills and learn from experienced instructors dedicated to innovating new ways of teaching old skills. Hear from the students themselves, click here for testimonials.

Roots Instructors

Roots Staff have been at their crafts for the many years it takes to learn not just the skills, but how to teach them. We keep class sizes limited so our staff gets to work with you as an individual. Learn More.

Something missing?

Don't see a class you wish we offered? Let us know what you would like to see on our schedule and we will see if we can make it happen. Click here to contact us.

Custom Classes

Create your own courses from one on one training at our facilities to group classes offsite. Build the course to your needs and goals.

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