To teach ancient and modern technologies, activities, and philosophies that support a sustainable lifestyle through ongoing experiential programs, home study programs, workshops, lectures, apprenticeships, and other programs and services to:
- Create a connection between the student and the natural environment
- Enrich the student intellectually, emotionally, and physically
- Instill a sense of responsibility and stewardship (caretaking) towards community and environment
- Impart skills that support the health and well-being of individuals, families, communities, ecosystems, and future generations.