Teen Workshops & Programs

Our teen programs are designed to provide powerful and dynamic experiences that will help your teen become self motivated, inspired, creative, and independent. Through hands-on skills, nature immersion, and leadership training our teen programs help our participants transition from being kids to becoming responsible young adults. These programs are for all genders between the ages of 12-17.

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

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

Wilderness Experience (July 8-13)

The Wilderness Experience Camp is the foundation to our overnight camps. While attending this week-long overnight camp, everyone will build their own friction fire kit and survival shelter.  Campers will also learn; ancient navigational skills, how to cook over a campfire, and how to make their own utensils, . We will wander to our favorite fishing spots and cool off while exploring the secluded mountains streams and waterfalls.  Oh and for those who like a challenge, the SCOUT LOG!

This experience will expand your child's comfort and confidence levels as we camp in the Shenandoah Mountains on a 1400-acre private wilderness sanctuary near Harpers Ferry, WV.

Price: $600.00

Date: July 8, 2018

Earth Skills or Wilderness Experience Overnight Camp (July 15-20)

In the Earth Skills Camp you will learn the ancient skills that our ancestors used to thrive in nature on a daily basis. Each camper will develop the focus and confidence that these skills unleash!

This camp features advanced skills like primitive pottery, archery, stone tools, hide-tanning and overnight mock survival experiences. We will wander to our favorite fishing spots and cool off while exploring our secluded mountains streams and waterfalls. 

Price: $600.00

Date: July 15, 2018

Forest Scout or Earth Skills Overnight Camp(July 22-27)

Forest Scout Camp is a week long adventure  where you will experience what it means to be the eyes and the ears of the forest.  Learning how to disappear into the forest without a trace we will use skills like; natural camouflage, stalking and movement, night time navigation, and advanced tracking and awareness to reach our objectives.

We will split up into two teams and practice Scout activities and play Scout games that help hone each campers skills in awareness, stealth, and invisibility to prepare for their final mission, infiltrating the others camps to capture their treasures! This camp is modeled around the ancient Scout skills shared by Tom Brown Jr and takes each camper on an exciting Scout adventure. 

Price: $600.00

Date: July 22, 2018