I love stone tools, and what started with an obsession with making pretty arrows heads has turned into a life long journey to understand how to make and use effective tools that can be used to meet my wilderness living needs.
The Clovis Program is focused on the ancient human lineage of hunter-gatherer cultures and the lessons they have to teach us. There are two, 12 session semesters, one spring and one fall which can be taken together or separately. The program is for students 8-12.
Each week the students will be guided to further their education of wilderness self-reliance and naturalist studies. Each semester will have three to five themes that will run throughout, informing the curriculum, allowing us to go deeper into the subject and ensuring the students engage with the information and skills in a variety of ways. This creates a more thorough education and helps to build lasting understanding of our studies.
This year the themes for Clovis are:
Fall: Plant Journaling Friction Fire Wood Carving Natural Fibers Awareness Games
Spring: Wildlife Tracking Mammal Studies Winter Trees and Teas Accuracy Games
In learning these skills students get an opportunity to cultivate personal strength and understanding of oneself. Each day at the Clovis Program includes time working on core skills such as tracking and awareness, hands on projects with natural materials, and time learning about the landscape. As the months go by students begin to build their knowledge and understanding through practice and study, and experience the achievement of completing long term skills projects. In order to ensure student to teacher ratios we will be limiting the class size to twelve students per group.
This program will be held at Roots School in Corinth, VT
192 Bear Notch Rd, Corinth, VT, 05039
Cost and Dates:
Sign up for either the whole year of 24 session or the Fall Semester, or the Spring Semester separately of 12 sessions each, options available in checkout.
Deposits or full payments are due with registration. Payment plans can be established through monthly direct draw via online checkouts.
Whole Year Tuition:
Deposit $500 Balance: $1200 Full Price: $1700 ($100 off)
Deposit: $300 Balance: $600 Full Price: $900
The program dates are September 21, 28, October 5, 12, 19, 26, November 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, and December 7th. Every session is on Tuesdays, from 8:30AM-3:00PM
The program begins on March TBA and ends June TBA . Every session is on Tuesdays, from 8:30AM-3:00PM
The program does not occur on these dates: TBA