Programs & Workshops

A.K. T-Shirt

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Date: August 28, 2012

Price: $25.00

Purchase a comfy T-shirt featuring the A.K. logo and help support our scholarship program.

A.K. Coffee Mug

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Date: August 30, 2012

Price: $18.00

The A.K. Mug is sturdy, ceramic, and dishwasher safe. The handsome 16oz. mug features Ancestral Knowledge logo silkscreened on front, ready for your favorite beverage to help you start your day.

Financial Aid Application

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Date: September 13, 2012

Price: $50.00

Available Spaces: Unlimited

C.I.T. / Apprenticeship Application

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Date: September 17, 2012

Free Event

Available Spaces: Unlimited

Employment / Volunteer Application

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Date: September 17, 2012

Free Event

Available Spaces: Unlimited

2017 MAPS MEET the Mid-Atlantic Primitive Skills Gathering (May 26-29)

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Date: May 26, 2017

Free Event

The Mid-Atlantic Primitive Skills Gathering (MAPS Meet) is the perfect place to disconnect from the stress of modern life and reconnect to the natural world. If you are a seasoned outdoors person or a novice, we have a host of expert instructors who will teach you on your level of understanding. There are over 100 workshops available in many topics including; primitive skills and technology, food storage, herbalism, bushcraft, hunting, wilderness survival, earth based skills, nature awareness, and more.

Woods Wise Day Camps I, II, or III (July 31- Aug 4)

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Date: July 31, 2017

Price: $275.00

Participants are guided through experiences that nurture their connection to the earth and allow them to feel at home in a natural environment. In this safe learning environment, with experienced instructors, our participants will learn several ancient & practical skills. These skills include: Animal Tracking & Identification, Lost Proofing, Basic Wilderness Survival Techniques, Natural Cordage, Caretaking, Survival fires, bows and arrows, hunting & Much More.... We are sure that our Woods Wise Camps will be an experience your kids will never forget.

Woods Wise Day Camps I, II, or III (Aug 7-11)

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Date: August 7, 2017

Price: $275.00

Participants are guided through experiences that nurture their connection to the earth and allow them to feel at home in a natural environment. In this safe learning environment, with experienced instructors, our participants will learn several ancient & practical skills. These skills include: Animal Tracking & Identification, Lost Proofing, Basic Wilderness Survival Techniques, Natural Cordage, Caretaking, Survival fires, bows and arrows, hunting & Much More.... We are sure that our Woods Wise Camps will be an experience your kids will never forget.

Woods Wise Day Camps I, II, or III (Aug 14-18)

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Date: August 14, 2017

Price: $275.00

Participants are guided through experiences that nurture their connection to the earth and allow them to feel at home in a natural environment. In this safe learning environment, with experienced instructors, our participants will learn several ancient & practical skills. These skills include: Animal Tracking & Identification, Lost Proofing, Basic Wilderness Survival Techniques, Natural Cordage, Caretaking, Survival fires, bows and arrows, hunting & Much More.... We are sure that our Woods Wise Camps will be an experience your kids will never forget.

Woods Wise Day Camps I, II, or III (Aug 21-25)

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Date: August 21, 2017

Price: $275.00

Participants are guided through experiences that nurture their connection to the earth and allow them to feel at home in a natural environment. In this safe learning environment, with experienced instructors, our participants will learn several ancient & practical skills. These skills include: Animal Tracking & Identification, Lost Proofing, Basic Wilderness Survival Techniques, Natural Cordage, Caretaking, Survival fires, bows and arrows, hunting & Much More.... We are sure that our Woods Wise Camps will be an experience your kids will never forget.

Future Primitives- Primitive Skills & Leadership Training for Teens (Sept 5-Dec 12)

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Date: September 4, 2017

Price: $900.00

Our Future Primitives- Primitive Skills & Leadership Training Program ensures 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 16 week program you 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.

Maryland Homeschool Naturalist Program- Bethesda/Silver Spring (Sept 5 - Dec 12)

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Date: September 5, 2017

Price: $650.00

The Maryland Home School Naturalist Program uses nature observation, awareness and earth based skills to prepare your child for a world of adventure, discovery, independence, and leadership while inspiring a passion to learn. We also guide our participants to a higher level of awareness for the earth’s delicate environment and its ecosystems.

Maryland Homeschool Naturalist Program- Bethesda/Silver Spring (Sept 5 - Oct 17)

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Date: September 5, 2017

Price: $350.00

The Maryland Home School Naturalist Program uses nature observation, awareness and earth based skills to prepare your child for a world of adventure, discovery, independence, and leadership while inspiring a passion to learn. We also guide our participants to a higher level of awareness for the earth’s delicate environment and its ecosystems.

Virginia Homeschool Naturalist Program- Springfield (Sept 6 - Dec 13 )

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Date: September 6, 2017

Price: $650.00

The Virginia Home School Naturalist Program uses nature observation, awareness and earth based skills to prepare your child for a world of adventure, discovery, independence, and leadership while inspiring a passion to learn. We also guide our participants to a higher level of awareness for the earth’s delicate environment and its ecosystems.

Virginia Homeschool Naturalist Program- Springfield (Sept 6 - Oct 18)

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Date: September 6, 2017

Price: $350.00

The Virginia Home School Naturalist Program uses nature observation, awareness and earth based skills to prepare your child for a world of adventure, discovery, independence, and leadership while inspiring a passion to learn. We also guide our participants to a higher level of awareness for the earth’s delicate environment and its ecosystems.

Maryland Homeschool Naturalist Program- Annapolis/Bowie (Sept 7 - Dec 14)

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Date: September 7, 2017

Price: $650.00

The Maryland Home School Naturalist Program uses nature observation, awareness and earth based skills to prepare your child for a world of adventure, discovery, independence, and leadership while inspiring a passion to learn. We also guide our participants to a higher level of awareness for the earth’s delicate environment and its ecosystems.

Maryland Homeschool Naturalist Program- Annapolis/Bowie (Sept 7 - Oct 19)

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Date: September 7, 2017

Price: $350.00

The Maryland Home School Naturalist Program uses nature observation, awareness and earth based skills to prepare your child for a world of adventure, discovery, independence, and leadership while inspiring a passion to learn. We also guide our participants to a higher level of awareness for the earth’s delicate environment and its ecosystems.

Virginia Homeschool Naturalist Program- Great Falls II (Sept 8 - Dec 15)

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Date: September 8, 2017

Price: $650.00

The Virginia Home School Naturalist Program uses nature observation, awareness and earth based skills to prepare your child for a world of adventure, discovery, independence, and leadership while inspiring a passion to learn. We also guide our participants to a higher level of awareness for the earth’s delicate environment and its ecosystems.

Virginia Homeschool Naturalist Program- Great Falls II (Sept 8 - Oct 20)

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Date: September 8, 2017

Price: $350.00

The Virginia Home School Naturalist Program uses nature observation, awareness and earth based skills to prepare your child for a world of adventure, discovery, independence, and leadership while inspiring a passion to learn. We also guide our participants to a higher level of awareness for the earth’s delicate environment and its ecosystems.

Virginia Homeschool Naturalist Program-Great Falls I (Sept 11 - Dec 18)

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Date: September 11, 2017

Price: $650.00

The Virginia Home School Naturalist Program uses nature observation, awareness and earth based skills to prepare your child for a world of adventure, discovery, independence, and leadership while inspiring a passion to learn. We also guide our participants to a higher level of awareness for the earth’s delicate environment and its ecosystems.

Virginia Homeschool Naturalist Program-Great Falls I (Sept 11 - Oct 23)

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Date: September 11, 2017

Price: $350.00

The Virginia Home School Naturalist Program uses nature observation, awareness and earth based skills to prepare your child for a world of adventure, discovery, independence, and leadership while inspiring a passion to learn. We also guide our participants to a higher level of awareness for the earth’s delicate environment and its ecosystems.

Art from the Landscape - Wild-Crafted Pens and Inks (Oct 14 th)

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Date: October 14, 2017

Price: $50.00

This is a hands-on workshop on the ancient process of crafting natural materials into paint, paintbrushes and crayons. Learn all about pigments, binders, various kinds of paint and some rustic, yet elegant options for making paintbrushes. We will hunt and gather rocks from the landscape, process them into a fine pigment and transform it into paint!

Maryland Homeschool Naturalist Program- Bethesda/Silver Spring (Oct 24 - Dec 12)

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Date: October 24, 2017

Price: $350.00

The Maryland Home School Naturalist Program uses nature observation, awareness and earth based skills to prepare your child for a world of adventure, discovery, independence, and leadership while inspiring a passion to learn. We also guide our participants to a higher level of awareness for the earth’s delicate environment and its ecosystems.

Virginia Homeschool Naturalist Program- Springfield (Oct 25 - Dec 13)

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Date: October 25, 2017

Price: $350.00

The Virginia Home School Naturalist Program uses nature observation, awareness and earth based skills to prepare your child for a world of adventure, discovery, independence, and leadership while inspiring a passion to learn. We also guide our participants to a higher level of awareness for the earth’s delicate environment and its ecosystems.

Maryland Homeschool Naturalist Program- Annapolis/Bowie (Oct 26 - Dec 14)

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Date: October 26, 2017

Price: $350.00

The Maryland Home School Naturalist Program uses nature observation, awareness and earth based skills to prepare your child for a world of adventure, discovery, independence, and leadership while inspiring a passion to learn. We also guide our participants to a higher level of awareness for the earth’s delicate environment and its ecosystems.

Virginia Homeschool Naturalist Program- Great Falls II (Oct 27 - Dec 15)

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Date: October 27, 2017

Price: $350.00

The Virginia Home School Naturalist Program uses nature observation, awareness and earth based skills to prepare your child for a world of adventure, discovery, independence, and leadership while inspiring a passion to learn. We also guide our participants to a higher level of awareness for the earth’s delicate environment and its ecosystems.

Virginia Homeschool Naturalist Program-Great Falls I (Oct 30- Dec 18)

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Date: October 30, 2017

Price: $350.00

The Virginia Home School Naturalist Program uses nature observation, awareness and earth based skills to prepare your child for a world of adventure, discovery, independence, and leadership while inspiring a passion to learn. We also guide our participants to a higher level of awareness for the earth’s delicate environment and its ecosystems.