Family Wilderness Skills Overnight

Course Information

Ages 7 and up

This class is overnight and includes camping.  

This is postponed for now.


Join Roots School for a weekend campout and wilderness skills overnight. Bring your whole family or as a parent and child. We will have several instructors on hand to work with all ages at once.

We will explore new ways of using our senses in the natural world, learn the hazards to avoid, and how to investigate the tracks, plants, trees, and birds around us. We will learn the basics of fire building and even get hands on with bow drill friction fire making. We will learn and practice skills such as making string from wild plant fibers, coal burn, and/or carve spoons.  After camping out and breakfast we will dive back into a morning of skill building as we learn about stone tools, and play accuracy and/or awareness games.

Open to a range of experience levels. All tools and materials included. Camping gear required, Click here for link. Please contact us with any questions.  Price wise; adults are $100, and kids are $50.

*Please note in the description it says that food and camping is not provided.  Camping is surely available!  This is simply a website limitation.  Food will not be provided, but there will be a grill to put on the fire and a whole outdoor kitchen with coolers to utilize.



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Logistics - Youth

Logistical information about what to bring for your class, camping during overnight courses, directions and so forth can be found here.

Registration Forms

Online registrations are preferred, but registration by mail is accepted. Either proceed online above, or mail in the forms below with a check for the deposit.

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