Join our Rangers Guild! Train in the arts of stealth, archery, and wilderness survival.
A school-year program that teaches skills 1 weekend-a-month.
Make new friends while learning skills of outdoor leadership. Share in adventures with a team of like-minded peers. With dedication and hard-work, an Apprenticeship can grow into a life-long study of ancient skills:
Wilderness Survival Learn skills of shelter, fire with no matches, and wild plants while immersed in the arts of wilderness survival. Train archery and woodworking for forest craft.
Tracking & Navigation Delve into the amazing world of wildlife by practicing to become a master tracker. Hone the craft of outdoor navigation. Follow the trails of deer, elk, fox, and more.
Stealth & Invisibility Study our special Rangers martial art, the Curriculum of Shadows. Follow an ancient path that teaches lessons of awareness and resiliency through ecology, stealth, empathy, and leadership.
Our Apprenticeship Mentors are experienced educators teaching authentic skills. They are facilitators of thoughtful growth through the power of nature and community.
How It Works
Apprentice Training Weekends 1 weekend-a-month, Fall - Spring
At our Monthly Training Weekends, Apprentices join a team of friends learning from expert Mentors. For flexibility, we offer many schedule options–see below for dates.
OPTION 1 Single Days - Training Weekends Available for Grades 1-4 and 5-12. Choose Single Day weekends either on a Saturday or Sunday schedule. The most flexibility for families.
OPTION 2 Overnights - Training Weekends Available for Grades 5-8 and 9-12. Choose all Overnight weekends—Friday evening to Sunday afternoon. Our most immersive experience.
Graduation Day June, 1 day
Parents and family join Apprentices and Mentors for a community celebration of what we learned.
Different Apprenticeship age groups have customized curriculum.
Grade 1 ∙ Grade 2-3 ∙ Grade 4 ∙ Grade 5-8 ∙ Grade 9-12