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Outdoor & Wilderness Immersion Programs

Long-term training in outdoor skills

Our immersion programs offer long-term study in outdoor skills and traditional crafts. Under the guidance of expert instructors, you join a team of highly-focused individuals learning about wilderness survival, homesteading, blacksmtihing, or archery.

FREE Trackers Immersion Informational Night

When April 12, 2017, 6 PM - 7:30 PM
Where Trackers Earth Portland 4617 SE Milwaukie Avenue

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.


Immersion Programs

Many of our immersion programs take place over the course of a year, occurring weekly or monthly.

Outdoor Leadership Year

Sept - May 3-days a week

Every week, 3-days a week, study wilderness survival, tracking, archery, restoration, wild plants, folk craft, bow making, blacksmithing & more.

Wilderness Survival Year

Oct - Sept 1-weekend a month

Gain vital skills of awareness and survival. Craft essential gear for your primitive survival kit. Test yourself in a one-week spring survival trek.

Homesteading Year

Oct - Sept 1-weekend a month

Learn about wild foraging, gardening, animal husbandry, and folk craft. Join a collective, sharing a plot of farm land to raise healthy food for your pantry.

Blacksmithing Year

Sept - April 1-weekend a month

Work with expert mentors. Options for the full range of Blacksmithing or Bladesmithing (focused on edged weapons and tools).

Archery Year

Sept - April 1-weekend a month

Expert coaching in the foundations of archery while bridging into more advanced skills. At our private indoor and outdoor archery ranges.

Bow Making Year

Sept - April 1-weekend a month

Study with expert bow makers. Hand build four different bows, including a flat bow, survival bow, self bow and laminate longbow.

Watch our introductory video.

Contact Us to Learn More

Give us a call (503) 345-3312