Join our team of Outdoor Leaders! Adventure into nature and train Outdoor Leadership.
A school-year program that teaches skills 1 weekend-a-month.
Discover new friends and share in adventures as we hike, paddle, and climb in the Pacific Northwest. Develop skills and confidence through outdoor leadership. Embark on a journey through the following skill-sets of Outdoor Education and Guiding:
Outdoor Skills Get hands-on experience with outdoor skills such as kayaking, rock climbing, hiking, snowshoeing, archery, navigation, and gear care—along with wilderness survival and traditional Trackers skills.
Wilderness Safety Learn how to plan and lead your own expeditions in diverse outdoor environments. Develop skills of wilderness safety and first aid.
Leadership & Team Skills Through the guidance of professional Outdoor Educators and Mentors, elevate your capacity for leadership in the outdoors and beyond. Use skill building and the wilderness to discover connections within your team. Understand nature as a guide for growth through life, education, and community.
Our Apprenticeship Mentors are experienced educators teaching authentic skills. They are facilitators of thoughtful growth through the power of nature, healthy leadership, 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 1-5 and 6-12. Choose Single Day weekends either on a Saturday or Sunday schedule. The most flexibility for families.
OPTION 2 Overnights - Training Weekends Available for Grades 6-8 and 9-12. Choose all Overnight weekends for a Saturday (morning) to Sunday (afternoon) schedule. Our most immersive experience.
Graduation Day May, 1 day
Parents and family join Apprentices and Mentors for a community celebration of what we learned.
Optional Community & Family Events Dates Vary
Apprentices and immediate family get free admission to Archery Range and Community Events.
Different Apprenticeship age groups have customized curriculum.
Grade 2-3 ∙ Grade 4-5 ∙ Grade 6-8 ∙ Grade 9-12