Adult Courses and Long Term Programs

Black Ash Basketry

 

Students will Learn how to make a black ash basket, start to finish. Students will work with a black ash log to prepare basket splints during the first part of the workshop, then trim the splints and pick a weaving project. Weaving projects will be small to medium gathering baskets or table top baskets. Time will be taken to properly finish the baskets with sturdy rims and handles. This is a great chance to get your hands on an incredible weaving material and to experience the magic of transforming a black ash log into a durable, beautiful, long lasting basket.  

Basic Stone Tools - Flint Knapping

 

Shaping rocks into beautiful and functional tools is a fun and challenging skill that has been practiced for over 3 million years! This course is a basic stone tool class for beginner and intermediate flint knappers. We will learn the basics of percussion, indirect percussion, and pressure flaking as our methods for reducing the stone. 

 

Course Price Date
Herbal Medicine: Tinctures $85.00 03/23/2019
Herbal Medicine: Oil and Water; salves, balms, teas and hydrosols $85.00 03/30/2019
Birch Basket Weaving - Diagonal Plaiting $100.00 03/31/2019
Willow Basketry $200.00 04/06/2019 to 04/07/2019
White Tail Projects $220.00 04/13/2019 to 04/14/2019
Black Ash Basketry $200.00 05/04/2019 to 05/05/2019
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
Wilderness Survival Basics: Four Day - Fall $500.00 08/30/2019 to 09/02/2019

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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.

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Custom Classes

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