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Community Events

Community events are for families and friends of Trackers. Everyone is welcome. Also, check out our Free Evening Skills Club.

Free May 10 - Open House Trackers Forest School

Where Trackers Earth Portland
When May 10, 2017,  6 PM - 7:30 PM

Join us for our Forest School Open House. Fall 2017 brings Grades K, 1 and 6 to our full-time outdoor school. Meet our teachers and directors. Learn how Trackers Earth's nature-first approach to education cultivates life-long learning, resiliency, and in-depth academic study. Connect with current Forest School parents. Kids activities available.

Free April 12 - Wilderness Year Info Night

Where Trackers Earth Portland
When May 17, 2017  6 PM - 7:30 PM

Come explore our year-round adult courses. Learn about our 3-day a week Outdoor Leadership Immersion and our monthly study programs in wilderness survival, homesteading, blacksmithing or archery. Meet our instructors and current students. Discover how long-term immersion in traditional skills strengthens your connection to nature and community.

Free April 15 Portland Camp Fair

Where Trackers Earth Portland
When April 15, 2017 10 AM - 2 PM

  • Come learn more about camps in Portland.
  • Meet local program coordinators and directors.
  • Each camp offers activities based on their theme.

Optional activities include:

  • Outdoor Skills Fire with no matches, camouflage, natural fiber rope
    Story Adventure Wizarding duels, secret agent codes, ninja martial arts, face painting, pirate games
    Folk Craft Spinning wool, fiber arts, basket making, woodcarving safety
    Nautical Arts Knots, fishing games, fly tying
    Archery Archery, archery, archery
    Blacksmithing and other Artisan Crafts (Grade 5 & up)

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*This is a free community event and not a Trackers Earth program. Trackers Earth is not responsible for potluck items (read all the Event Guidelines below).

Event Guidelines

By attending any Community Event at Trackers you recognize all realities below...

For Parents Always family friendly, these community events often include Trackers instructors on their own personal time. As many of them consider teaching their life, conversation about programs is appropriate, but we also request these events be considered primarily social. Our staff is not necessarily there to work. They are a place where adult beverages (beer among others *gasp*) may be responsibly consumed. We assume parents will understand this in order to take the opportunity to engage the great community Trackers provides.

For All These events are open to everyone but are NOT OFFICIAL Trackers programs. They are opportunities for people and families to come to together to share similar interests and potluck food. Space and website outreach is donated by the organization of Trackers Earth as a community service.


Trackers requires an environment that keeps the community and every individual safe. If you can agree to and follow the terms below, then please come. If you cannot, then choose to go elsewhere.

  1. Absolutely NO DRUGS allowed No compromises. Not on your person, in your pack, your car or anywhere. Not abiding this will get you banned from every Trackers location for life.
  2. Respect beginning and ending times We have volunteers overseeing most events so we need to value their time.
  3. We don't throw wild parties This means respecting that we live in a neighborhood. We will shut the party down or ask specific instigators to leave at the first sign of things growing beyond the original scope.

Know what you bring to potlucks Never risk people's safety with improperly prepared or poorly identified food. A couple of banned food items...

  • Wild carrots are NOT allowed (misidentified to easily)
  • Wild mushrooms that are NOT clearly and easily identified are NOT allowed
  • Any plant, animal or mushroom with a poisonous look alike are NOT allowed
  • We get to ask anyone to leave if they are mean to us or anyone else Nuff' said