Trackers Earth: Camps and Outdoor Programs Portland, Oregon

Trackers Earth offers camps and outdoor programs for all ages. We provide innovative education in the skills of Folk and Forest Craft. Camps and classes include wilderness survival, wild plants, archery, restoration and much more. Our purpose is to inspire a can-do spirit as we build village of real adventure, accountability and common sense, and limitless enthusiasm.

Upcoming Youth Camps

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Summer Camps

Our award-winning summer camps. Your child makes new friends and learns new skills.
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Halloween Break Camps

Halloween Break Camps

Oct 29-31 Portland Public Schools has a Halloween Break. We offer single day options. Camps in outdoor skills and holiday themed adventures.
Winter Break Camps

Winter Break Camps

Nature skills and holiday themed camps where we adventure outdoors. Fun during the most wonderful time of the year!
Thanksgiving Break Camps

Thanksgiving Break Camps

Nov 24 & 25 For Clackamas School's Thanksgiving Break we explore the outdoors and new skills. Single day options for Grades PK-5.
Spring Break Camps

No School Camps Nov 10 or 11

Next days Nov 10 or 11 While Portland Public Schools close for the day Trackers takes your kids outside for adventure and skill building. 
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Spring Break Camps

Explore nature and the outdoors while learning new skills. A great way to start with Trackers camps.
After School Programs

After School Programs

Our transported program picks-up from school while our specialty programs offer hands-on skills.
Transported | Blacksmithing | Archery
Spring Break Camps

Preschool: Rovers Forest School

Ages 4-Grade K Outdoor exploration and nature adventures with hands-on learning for our youngest campers.
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Homeschool Programs

Homeschool adventure days and specialty afternoon programs for skills such as blacksmithing and archery.
Portland Days | Hillsboro Days | Afternoon Skills
Year Round Programs

Year Round Programs

Monthly weekends Fall to Spring: Rangers Survival, Wilders Homesteading and more.
Rangers | Wilders | Archery | Blacksmithing
Year Round Programs

Birthday Parties

Hold a birthday or special event with Trackers. Themes include archery (starting at $149), blacksmithing, paintball and more.

Upcoming Outdoor Adventure Programs

Spring Break Camps

Wilderness Survival

$49 Wilderness Survival Basics Nov 16
$49 - Family Class Knife & Axe Basics Oct 26
$49 Knife & Axe Basics Nov 22
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Wild Edible & Medicinal Plants

$49 Medicinal Plants & Winter Remedies Nov 22
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Homesteading & Folk Craft

$49 Fermented & Infused Gifts Nov 11
$25 Soap Making Basics Dec 2
Spring Break Camps

Archery & Bow Making

$49 Arrow Making Basics Nov 1
$49 Archery Basics Starts Nov 4 (4-evenings) or Nov 22 (full day)
$6 Open Archery Range Every Saturday
$15 Archery Family Class Every Saturday
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Leather Craft

$67 Hide Tanning Basics Nov 1-2
$95 Shoemaking Nov 10, 11, 17, 18 - Evenings
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Fiber Arts

$25 Wool Spinning Basics Dec 9
$49 Fleece to Felt: Felting Basics Jan 5-6 - Evening
Spring Break Camps


$67 Blacksmithing Day Nov 1, 2, 9 or 30
$67 Blacksmithing Evening Starts Nov 4, 4-evenings
$67 Family Blacksmithing Class Nov 8
Knife Making Nov 15-16
$15 Open Forge Every Thursday
Spring Break Camps

$5 Wilderness Skills Club

A family-friendly program with consistent practice and support while learning the skills of Trackers Earth. Includes the Open Archery Range.

Upcoming Outdoor Immersion Programs

Spring Break Camps

Village Immersion Program

1-weekend a month, Fall to Spring Find community, create a village - Learn through hands-on study in wilderness skills & folk craft.
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Outdoor Educator Work Study

1-year, June 2015 - June 2016 Learn as an assistant in our youth camps and train skills intensively in our Village program.
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Archery Immersion

1-weekend a month, Fall to Spring Intensively train archery with expert instructors. Work with different bows and styles at our private ranges.

Upcoming Employment Opportunities

Do you want be part of an organization that connects kids and adults to their community and their land? Are you a huge Joss Whedon fan? We're looking for great folks to teach with 2014 Youth Camps. Our application process is adventurous and unique. Check out our general employment page.

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Year Round Mentoring

Our outdoor leadership and long-term mentoring programs offer an ongoing opportunity for youth to develop skills of nature connection with Trackers. Learn more

Voted the Coolest & Best Camp!

Trackers camps and outdoor programs have been recognized by several awards including best camp voted by parent’s with Red Tricycle and NW Kids magazines and an industry specific award for creative programming by the American Camp Association.

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Our Motto

At Trackers we are champions of land and village. We are navigators of an epic world that needs to exist. We are a community where we remember the celebration of hearth, family, respect for the land and a timeless human story.

Our Mission

Our labor, profits, joys and hopes are directed to generating resources that help create a village of epically happy people connected to nature.