Join the Trackers Homeschool Outdoor Skills Program!
A Fall to Spring program that teaches outdoor skills 1 day-a-week.
Learn Forest, Farm, and Mariners Craft.
A homeschool program where kids can make new friends while learning skills of outdoor leadership. They share in adventures with a team of like-minded peers. Expert Outdoor Educators guide students to explore the following crafts:
Wilderness Survival & Forest Craft Learn skills of shelter, fire with no matches, and outdoor safety. Train archery and woodworking for forest craft. Follow the trails of deer, elk, fox, and more.
Homestead & Farm Craft Delve into the amazing world of wild plants. Help tend to goats, sheep, and chickens on the Trackers Ranch. Plant gardens to grow throughout the year.
Fishing & Mariners Craft Learn to forage for food by the water. Hunt for fish or crawdads. Cook your catch over the campfire. Read maps and learn to navigate by sky and compass.
Handwork & Artisan Craft Study Earth-based arts and crafts. Create handwork and tools, from fiber arts to stone work. Use what you make while practicing outdoor skills.
Different age groups have customized learning experiences.
Ages 4-5 ∙ Ages 6-7 ∙ Ages 8-9 ∙ Ages 10-12 ∙ Ages 13-16
Our Homeschool Mentors are experienced educators teaching authentic skills. They are facilitators of thoughtful growth through the power of nature and community.
Ages 4-5 Rovers Forest Days is a separate program that takes place every Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday. This age group builds the foundations of comfort and confidence in the outdoors while learning craft skills. Learn more
NEW Option Ages 10-17 Blacksmithing Homeschool Regular registration primarily offers the outdoor skills described above. If you choose our Blacksmithing Homeschool Option, students focus solely on blacksmithing skills. See below to register for Blacksmithing.
How It Works
Mentoring Days 1 day-a-week, Fall to Spring
At our Weekly Mentoring Days, Homeschool Students join a team of friends learning in nature with our Teachers. For flexibility, we offer two drop-off locations and four different days (register below):
W Portland 6100 SW Raab Rd Choose Monday - 1 day-a-week
SE Portland 4618 SE Milwaukie Ave Choose Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday - 1 day-a-week