Realms Apprenticeship
Elves, Wizards & Role-Playing

Save the Realms of Cascadia! 1 weekend a month, Fall to Spring

Journey into the Realms of Cascadia with Trackers Earth. Create your character! Play as an elf, wizard, ranger, and more. Gather together with great friends and allies while guided by expert Realms Masters. Campaign with foam swords, arrows, and shields. Level up by learning real outdoor skills like archery, wilderness survival, animal tracking, healing plants, and navigating by magical maps. Find fantastic adventures in nature!

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This is our one weekend-a-month Realms Apprenticeship.
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Realms Apprenticeship

Through our apprenticeships, expert Trackers Guides act as mentors to youth and teens learning in a small team of fellow Trackers. Kids share epic adventures while learning real outdoor skills:

Character Creation & Role-Playing Develop your character. Choose to become an elf, wizard, ranger, and more! Level up in the game of Realms by accumulating experience points with essential outdoor skills.

Nature Based Skills Learn stealth, archery, and wilderness survival to stay safe on your journey. Let animals, plants, trees, and other forces of nature be your guides. Develop authentic skills of animal tracking and nature awareness.

Questing Leadership Co-create the game. Help build upon an ongoing saga where each day is a new adventure. Weave these tales into an epic year-long story, team-building with your friends. Remember, the fate of the Realms is in your hands!



Our Team

Our mentoring team includes our top Trackers staff featuring:

  • Expertise in mentoring and Trackers skills.
  • Low student-to-guide ratio facilitating personal, team-based learning.
  • Background checked with First Aid & CPR certification.
  • Trained in outdoor safety and the Trackers Earth curriculum.

Our Place

For Apprenticeships, we use buses or vans to journey from Trackers HQ to wilderness locations specific to the day's activity. Our destinations could include Trackers' private 351-acre wildlife park and our 100-acre farm and forest. When the weather calls for it, we might chose to stay closer to home, learning hands-on folk crafts in our art studios and visiting nearby nature parks.



Mentoring Programs

Our school-year programs aim to ignite an adventurous spirit in every student. Guides mentor Apprentices in Trackers skills to develop teamwork, connect to nature, and build independence. Our curriculum is tailored to each age group and adapts creatively to the unique interests of each team:

Grade K-1: Inspiring curiosity through imagination and play in nature.
Grade 2-3: Encouraging fun, hands-on exploration and discovery.
Grades 4-5: Fostering independence and connection to friends and the natural world.
Grades 6-9: Empowering confidence with skills of self-awareness and adaptability.

Need Grades 10-12? Our Leader-in-Training (LIT) option offers the same skill development with the leadership focus. Learn more about Leader-in-Training:



Choose Your Schedule

9 Field Days: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
When choosing, be sure your child can make most weekends.
Due to group size limits, we cannot switch between schedules.
We offer make-up days for weather-related postponements.
The Graduation BBQ is May 10, 2025


Schedule Options



Sundays

SCHEDULE - D

Grades 4-5 / 6-9
  • September 22, 2024 - Field Day
  • October 13, 2024 - Field Day
  • November 3, 2024 - Field Day
  • December 8, 2024 - Field Day
  • January 12, 2025 - Field Day
  • February 9, 2025 - Field Day
  • March 9, 2025 - Field Day
  • April 13, 2025 - Field Day
  • May 18, 2025 - Field Day
  • May 10, 2025 - Graduation Day


Saturdays

SCHEDULE - E

Grades K-1 / 2-5 / 6-9
  • September 28, 2024 - Field Day
  • October 19, 2024 - Field Day
  • November 9, 2024 - Field Day
  • December 14, 2024 - Field Day
  • January 18, 2025 - Field Day
  • February 15, 2025 - Field Day
  • March 15, 2025 - Field Day
  • April 26, 2025 - Field Day
  • May 31, 2025 - Field Day
  • May 10, 2025 - Graduation Day
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