Maryland Home School Programs: Takoma Park/Silver Spring

This program meets on Tuesday’s in Silver Spring MD.

Future Primitives- Primitive Skills & Leadership Training for Teens

Our Future Primitives- Primitive Skills & Leadership Training Program enures that your teen ages 12-17 will have the necessary life skills and leadership training to successfully transition from adolescence to adulthood. While participating in this 10 week program we will use ancient and modern life skills and technologies to guide your teen toward becoming a confident leader and a self motivated reliable team player. Using ancestral mentoring practices and a mix of earth based and modern living skills we will walk the razors edge of the modern and ancient world. Working from this place allows for guided growth through the challenges of daily life and the power that comes from the freedom of choice. Participants will learn advanced life skills of our ancestors that provided a healthy relationship between ones self and the earth.

When: 11am-4pm every other Wednesday. Please refer to our calendar for specific dates. Program begins Feb 14th
Ages: 12-17
Registration Fee: $650 (includes $150 materials and tool fee)

Price: $650.00

Date: January 17, 2018

Home School Naturalist Program- Tacoma Park/Silver Spring (Feb 13 - May 22)

The Home School Naturalist Program uses nature observation, awareness and earth based skills to introduce your child to a world of adventure and discovery!

This program focuses on cultivating the existing passions found in children, their natural curiosity and their innate love of nature. We then add layers of hands-on experience in naturalist and wilderness skills including; tree & plant ID, natural fibers, sensory awareness, emergency fire building, lost proofing, wild food gathering and preparation, animal tracking & ID, practical camping skills & more. These skills are the foundation that we build upon as your child advances each season through the many different levels of this program.

Price: $700.00

Date: February 13, 2018

Homeschool Naturalist Program - Takoma Park/Silver Spring (Feb 13 - March 27)

The Takoma Park/Silver Spring Home School Naturalist Program uses nature observation, awareness and earth based skills to introduce your child to a world of adventure and discovery!

This program focuses on cultivating the existing passions found in children, their natural curiosity and their innate love of nature. We then add layers of hands-on experience in naturalist and wilderness skills including; tree & plant ID, natural fibers, sensory awareness, emergency fire building, lost proofing, wild food gathering and preparation, animal tracking & ID, practical camping skills & more. These skills are the foundation that we build upon as your child advances each season through the many different levels of this program.

Price: $350.00

Date: February 13, 2018

Available Spaces: 8

Youth Fire by Friction Workshop - The Bow Drill Method (Feb 18 & 25)

Come and learn the ancient art of fire by friction and ignite the fire within you. This 2-day workshop focuses on friction fire by the bow drill method and includes several other skills such as proper knife carving and fire building. Learning how to make a friction fire opens a vast world of possibilities and will give you a new appreciation for the art of fire making and tending.

Time: 12 pm-5pm
Ages: 12 and older

Price: $75.00

Date: February 18, 2018

Homeschool Naturalist Program - Takoma Park/Silver Spring (April 10 - May 22)

TheĀ  Home School Naturalist Program uses nature observation, awareness and earth based skills to introduce your child to a world of adventure and discovery!

This program focuses on cultivating the existing passions found in children, their natural curiosity and their innate love of nature. We then add layers of hands-on experience in naturalist and wilderness skills including; tree & plant ID, natural fibers, sensory awareness, emergency fire building, lost proofing, wild food gathering and preparation, animal tracking & ID, practical camping skills & more. These skills are the foundation that we build upon as your child advances each season through the many different levels of this program.

Price: $350.00

Date: April 10, 2018

Available Spaces: 10