Adult Courses and Long Term Programs

Bow Building

The bow has captivated peoples' hearts and minds from the misty depths of time to the present. The Self Bow Building class will bring the student from a seasoned stave to a finished, hunting weight long bow.

Origins

 

Engage yourself in your landscape and material culture in a whole new way. Immerse yourself in a handmade life.

Winter of 2020, an intensive meeting once a month for nine months

Course Price Date
Primitive Arrow Making $230.00 11/20/2019 to 11/21/2019
Fibers from a Wild Landscape $100.00 11/23/2019
Twined Basketry $100.00 11/24/2019
Birch Basket Weaving - Diagonal Plaiting $100.00 01/11/2020
Felt Hat Making $85.00 01/12/2020
Winter Tracking Intensive $250.00 01/18/2020 to 01/19/2020
Origins-9 Month Program $3,250.00 01/25/2020
Winter Fire Making $85.00 02/01/2020
Winter Survival $230.00 02/08/2020 to 02/09/2020
Winter Scout $750.00 02/16/2020 to 02/22/2020
Bow and Arrow Making $750.00 02/29/2020 to 03/05/2020
Bow Building $550.00 02/29/2020 to 03/03/2020
Primitive Arrow Making $230.00 03/04/2020 to 03/05/2020
Pelt Tanning $100.00 03/28/2020
Ancient Living Skills $500.00 04/02/2020 to 04/05/2020
Willow Basketry, Ribbed style gathering basket with Sandra Kehoe $230.00 04/18/2020 to 04/19/2020
Blacksmithing Basics $290.00 04/25/2020 to 04/26/2020
Wilderness Self Reliance $230.00 05/02/2020 to 05/03/2020
Hide Tanning $400.00 05/16/2020 to 05/18/2020
Celts, Adzes, Axes, and Chisels - Pecked and Ground Stone Tools $500.00 05/16/2020 to 05/19/2020
Black Ash Basketry $200.00 05/16/2020 to 05/17/2020
Wilderness Survival Basics: Four Day - Spring $500.00 05/22/2020 to 05/25/2020
Spring Foraging; Roots and Shoots $100.00 05/23/2020
Spring Fling $80.00 05/30/2020 to 05/31/2020
Wildlife Tracking and Nature Awareness $230.00 06/06/2020 to 06/07/2020
Bird Language and Behavior $200.00 06/13/2020 to 06/14/2020
Family Wilderness Skills Overnight $100.00 06/20/2020 to 06/21/2020
Basic Stone Tools- Flint Knapping $230.00 07/11/2020 to 07/12/2020
Felting $100.00 07/25/2020
Summer Edible Foraging $100.00 07/26/2020
Ancient Scout $750.00 08/02/2020 to 08/08/2020
Wilderness Survival Basics: Four Day - Fall $500.00 09/04/2020 to 09/07/2020

What You Need To Know

Roots Course Basics

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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.

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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