Outdoor Adventure : Forest Craft & Folk School Portland, OR

At Trackers Earth we offer programs in wilderness survival, archery, bow making, blacksmithing, tracking, wild edible plants and more. Our courses in Folk and Forest Craft build confidence and common sense in the outdoors. We teach authentic skills of independence and a life connected to community and the land.

Upcoming Outdoor Skills

Spring Break Camps

Wilderness Survival & Craft

$49 Wilderness Survival Basics April 26
$125 Shoemaking Basics April 6, 7, 13, 14 - Evenings
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Nature Programs

$49 Wild Edible Plant Basics Mar 14 or April 25
$49 Animal Tracking Basics May 2
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Bow Making

$167 Make a Longbow April 20, 21, 27 & 28 / 4-eves
$74 Bow Making Basics April 25-26
Spring Break Camps


$49 Archery 4-Evening Basics April 7, 14, 21 & 28
$5 Open Archery Range Thurs, Fri & Sat
$15 Archery Family Class First Saturday of month
Archery Immersion Monthly weekends, 1-year coaching
Spring Break Camps


$74 Blacksmithing Day Basics Mar 15, April 25 or 26, May 3
$95 Knife Making April 19-19
$15 Open Forge Every Thursday
Blacksmithing Immersion Monthly weekends, 1-year mentoring
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.
Spring Break Camps

Wilderness Survival Immersion

1-weekend a month, Fall to Spring Make your primitive survival. Test your skills on a week-long survival trek.
Spring Break Camps

Environmental Educator Internship

1-year, June 2015 - June 2016 Learn as an intern instructor with our youth camps and train skills intensively in our Village program.

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Outdoor Camp Educator Jobs

Employment with Trackers

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 2015 Youth Camps. Our application process is adventurous and unique.

Check out our general employment page.

We're currently hiring for the following positions...

Wilderness Survival-Primitive Skills Guide
Artisan Crafts & Role-Playing Camp Guide
Gardening & Homesteading Instructor
Archery or Bow Making Instructor
Film & Theatre Craft Instructor
Fishing Instructor & Guide
Blacksmithing Instructor
Kayak & Canoe Guide
Paintball Instructor

Need Experience? We also have a paid Outdoor Education Training program available. You develop experience as an assistant and train in our year-round immersion.