Afterschool Programs 2024-25
Classes & Courses - Portland, Oregon

At Trackers, we believe in taking learning and play to the next level by offering a diverse range of afterschool programs that teach real skills such as archery, folk crafts, martial arts, role-playing games, blacksmithing, pottery, woodworking, and outdoor exploration to children. We're committed to providing families with a variety of schedule and class options, ensuring that every child can find an activity that ignites their curiosity and passion while fostering valuable life skills in a fun and supportive environment.

Top 3 Reasons to Choose Trackers

Real Skills

For 20 years at Trackers, we take learning and play further. Our Studio classes teach real skills like archery, hand-crafts, role-playing games, blacksmith, and ceramics.


Voted Best After School Classes by Portland families through PDX Parent magazine. Trackers also won Best General & Outdoor Camp with local parent magazines.

Expert Educators

This program is led by expert teachers from our year-round staff. They are experienced educators compensated with wages and benefits exceeding the field.

Explore Afterschool programs!

After School Bus

Grade K-5 Three transportation options availbe in SE & NE Portland. Daily activities like archery, folk craft, & martial arts.

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Grades K-10 Trackers Outdoor School is a Friday outdoor immersion program for families who attend charter schools that run Monday to Thursday.


Grades K-12 Learn new skills at camp during PPS no-school days.

Art & Weekend Programs

Art & craft programs on weekends or weekday afternoons.


Tools, Carving & Craft

Grade 2-4 / 5-12 Get hands-on experience with traditional woodworking tools and techniques.
Blacksmith Camp

Anvil, Forge & Fire or Advanced

Grade 5-12 Learn the traditional craft of bending and shaping metal. Advanced level available!
Prereq for Advanced: Blacksmith Apprenticeship
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Clay, Wood & Paint

Grade K-2 Explore hands-on folk crafts such as ceramics, woodworking, and more.
Rovers Archery Range
All AgesWeekly classes tailored for families to engage in activities together, fostering bonding experiences and learning opportunities.
Indoor Range 8
$5 All Ages! Open Archery Range is the place to sharpen your skills, meet other enthusiasts, and loose arrows for an evening.
Table Top Games 2 Trackers
$25 Grades K-5 While your kids are having fun with archery, popcorn & movies- you can have your own worry-free evening.

Weekend Programs

Monthly weekend adventures, Fall to Spring.


Stealth, Archery & Wilderness Survival

Grade K-1 / 2-5 / 6-9 Build shelters and forts, learn to safely use a woodcarving knife. Master the skills of fire craft.

Fishing, Boats & Foraging

Grade 2-5 / 6-9 Go fishing, foraging, and boating along our local waterways. Learn to navigate with a compass, map, the sun, and nature.

Bow, Arrow & Stealth

Grade 2-5 / 6-9 Mentoring in archery. Learn the way of the bow. Train with expert archers.

Forest Craft, Farming & Foraging

Grade K-1 Find friends. Learn nature skills: wilderness survival, farms, fishing & more.
Archery Camp

Wilderness Survival, Fishing & Foraging

Grade K-1 / 2-5 / 6-9 Train all Trackers Skills: wilderness survival, archery, farms, fishing, forage for wild plants, and cook outdoor feasts.
Weekend Apprenticeship

Rangers, Wilders, Mariners & Realms

Grade 10-12 Become a Leader-in-Training, delve into the Trackers Skills of your choice.

Voted Best Camp

Best Summer Camp