School Year Programs
Weekend Apprenticeships & More!

Options include Monthly Weekend Apprenticeships, After School, Weekday Homeschool or Full-Time Forest School.

Trackers Earth's long-term mentoring programs develop skills of outdoor leadership. Youth and teens discover their own connection to friends, nature, and community.

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In our School Year programs, youth and teens find...


Friends
Friends & Social Connection

Guided by Trackers Educators, kids and teens discover lasting friendships and share outdoor adventures. Apprentices return year after year to study with friends and mentors.

Locations
Skills & Nature Connection

Students explore the outdoors and traditional crafts. Through hands-on discovery, they learn life lessons of resilience, thoughtfulness, and meaningful connections to the natural world.

Staff
Mentoring & Leadership

Apprenticeships cultivate leadership skills rooted in community and stewardship. Our Mentors are experienced educators, guiding students to take ownership of their own learning.


Weekend Apprenticeships

Monthly Weekend Programs for Youth

Apprenticeships occur one weekend a month from Fall to Spring.
Many subjects and schedule options are available. Choose your Apprenticeship...

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Crafts, Creativity & Fun!

Grade K-1 Young kids find creativity with hands-on arts and crafts. Ceramics, woodworking, drawing, sewing & more!
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Forest Craft, Farming & Fishing

Grade K-1 Young kids get nature connection and learn real outdoor skills. Forest Craft, Farming, Fishing & more!
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Tracking, Survival, Farming, Fishing

Grade 2-5 or 6-12 Train in all the Trackers Skills: Wilderness Survival, Archery, Farming, Boating, Fishing & more!
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Stealth, Archery, Survival Skills

Grade 2-5 & 6-12 Train in stealth, archery & wilderness survival with a small team of students and expert educators.
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Animals, Farms & Wild Crafts

Grade 2-5 Hands-on learning in Folk & Farm Craft: animals, gardens, wild plants & homesteading.
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Fishing, Boats & Foraging

Grade 2-5 Chart a course with our Mariners: fishing, foraging, boating, survival & outdoor cooking.
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Elves, Wizards & Dragons

Grade 2-5 & 6-12 Quest for the power of myth. Create your character while learning outdoor skills and leadership.
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Hike, Paddle & Climb

Grade 2-5 & 6-12 Develop leadership and outdoor skills while kayaking, rock climbing, backpacking, and more.
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Tools, Carving & Craft

Grade 2-5 Join our Woodworking Shop! Get hands-on woodworking experience while apprenticing with expert educators.
Pottery Camp

Earth, Wheel & Fire

Grade 2-5 & 6-12 Learn the ancient art of pottery. Coil and sculpt clay. Fire your works in our kiln.
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Nature, Landscapes & People

Grade 2-5 & 6-12 Join our Photography Studio! Tell stories with your camera and explore urban and natural environments.
Blacksmith Camp

Anvil, Forge & Fire

Grade 5-12 Apprentice with our expert blacksmith. Make tools, art & other crafts. Blacksmithing or Knifemaking options.

School Day Classes

Our school day courses offer after school, full-time forest school, and homeschool program options.

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Transported After School

5 days-a-week, seasonal terms or full-year
Grade K-5 We transport your child from school and they choose archery, games, arts, and more! Parents pick-up at Trackers HQ.

2022-2023 After School now Available!
**Flexible Payment Plans**
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Weekday Adventure

1 day-a-week, seasonal Terms or full-year
Ages 7-11 Outdoor programs for Portland homeschool, independent study, and online charter school families.

2022-2023 Homeschool now Available!
**Flexible Payment Plans Available**
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Full-Time Academic
Grade K-8 Students journey outside and into the forest every day. They learn through collaboration with peers and alongside their mentors. Our interdisciplinary curriculum blends academics with hands-on learning, centered around observation in and participation with nature.
Now Enrolling 2022-2023 School Year
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