What are Gait Studies? Gait refers to the movement pattern the animal is using and the corresponding gait pattern is left for trackers to interpret. In human terms, walk, jog, run, sprint, sit, stand, kneel, etc, etc.
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!
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.
|Bow Building||$525.00||02/24/2018 to 02/27/2018|
|Bow and Arrow Making||$725.00||02/24/2018 to 03/01/2018|
|Primitive Arrow Making||$220.00||02/28/2018 to 03/01/2018|
|The Home Garden: From Seed to Harvest||$200.00||03/10/2018 to 03/11/2018|
|Birch Basket Weaving - Diagonal Plaiting||$100.00||03/24/2018|
|Ancient Living Skills||$450.00||04/07/2018 to 04/10/2018|
|Willow Basketry||$200.00||04/28/2018 to 04/29/2018|
|Celts, Adzes, Axes, and Chisels - Pecked and Ground Stone Tools||$425.00||05/05/2018 to 05/08/2018|
|Awareness and Self Defense||$100.00||05/12/2018|
|Intro To Forest Ecology||$100.00||05/26/2018|
|Basic Stone Tools- Flint Knapping||$220.00||06/02/2018 to 06/03/2018|
|Wilderness Self Reliance||$225.00||06/09/2018 to 06/10/2018|
|Family Wilderness Skills Overnight||$100.00||06/16/2018 to 06/17/2018|
|Hide Tanning||$375.00||06/22/2018 to 06/24/2018|
|Tracking and Awareness||$225.00||06/30/2018 to 07/01/2018|
|Wilderness Survival Basic - One Day||$100.00||07/07/2018|
|Advanced Flint Knapping||$225.00||07/14/2018 to 07/15/2018|
|Core Skills||$725.00||07/22/2018 to 07/28/2018|
|Edible & Medicinal Forest Gardens||$300.00||07/27/2018 to 07/29/2018|
|Ancient Scout||$750.00||08/05/2018 to 08/11/2018|
|The Farm as Ecosystem||$300.00||08/17/2018 to 08/19/2018|
|Wilderness Survival Immersion Project- 9 Month Program||$2,500.00||08/24/2018 to 08/26/2018|
|Wilderness Self Reliance||$225.00||08/25/2018 to 08/26/2018|
|Bow Building||$525.00||09/15/2018 to 09/18/2018|
|Wild Edible Plant Foraging||$100.00||09/15/2018|
|Cooking by Fire||$110.00||09/16/2018|
|ROOTS Rendezvous||$160.00||09/28/2018 to 09/30/2018|
|Willow Basketry||$200.00||10/06/2018 to 10/07/2018|
|Wilderness Self Reliance||$225.00||10/20/2018 to 10/21/2018|
|Hide Tanning||$375.00||10/26/2018 to 10/28/2018|
|Introduction to Biochar||$80.00||11/10/2018|
What You Need To Know
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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 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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Create your own courses from one on one training at our facilities to group classes offsite. Build the course to your needs and goals.