Wildlife Tracking Intensive

Spend a 9-months studying animal tracking and naturalist skills. Each month, follow the trails of different animals, learning how to identify their sign and delving into their life history.

Tracker Training

Become part of a team immersed in the following studies:

Wildlife Tracking Learn to find and identify animal tracks. Understand locomotion and behavior. Age tracks and analyze individual animal's ecological niche. Develop trailing skills to find the animal who left the sign.

Naturalist Studies Build a portfolio of naturalist journals and skills. Build upon understanding ecological principles that include botany, geology, and ornithology.

Awareness & Stealth Enhance your senses to see more in nature. Study the art of bird language, using the calls of birds to identify the movement of other animals. Work on camouflage and stealth skills to get closer to wildlife.

Outdoor Photography Start with basics foundations of outdoor photography. We supply the camera gear and equipment.

How it Works

Field Training Weekends 1 Saturday a month, Fall - Spring
Intensive students attend one monthly Sunday from September to May. For Schedule-see below for dates. If you also attend the Wilderness Survival Intensive you get the Archery Intensive program at a reduced cost.

Optional Community Events Dates Vary 
Intensive get free admission to Archery Range and Community Events.

Register for Wildlife Tracking Intensive


Reserve your place with a $50 non-refundable deposit. The remaining tuition is 9 monthly payments of $105 (total $995). First payment is due September 10. We contact you after you register to set up your Payment Plan.
  • Multi-Weekend Intensive students taking multiple programs get a 10% discount.
  • Returning Intensive students get a tuition discount based on year of previous attendance.

Discounts typically cannot be combined. Contact Us to learn more.


Drop-off SE Portland Headquarters - 4617 SE Milwaukie Avenue, Portland, Oregon
We provide transportation to different wilderness sites.

Tracking Schedule

Single Day - Training Weekends 8 field days
Please Note This program fills quickly, so register soon. 


Single Day Adult Schedule E

  • September 28, 2019 Field Day
  • October 26, 2019 Field Day
  • November 16, 2019 Field Day
  • January 25, 2020 Field Day
  • February 15, 2020 Field Day
  • March 14, 2020 Field Day
  • April 25, 2020 Field Day
  • May 2, 2020 Field Day