Adult Courses

We at Living Earth love connecting folks with this amazing beautiful earth.  We are at a threshold of existence on our planet and its time to live connected and in balance with all of nature, the people and all inhabitants, including our self.  We offer courses for adults with a wide array of focuses, from half day classes, to weekend campouts, to our 9 month, once a weekend programs.  Please join us!

2017 Adult Nature Programs:

May 6 @ 9:00 am – May 7 @ 5:00 pm Ages: 16+
Come join master crafter Peter Yenken to craft your own leather shoe that fits your foot perfectly or a customized and beautiful leather bag! Imagine how amazing it would feel to walk in a hand crafted shoe made exactly for you, by ………you! Or create your very own bag- designed for your unique lifestyle!  Option[...]
Jul 28 – Jul 30 all-day Ages 8+ with accompanying adult
This Weekend Camp is designed for families.  Have you dreamed of making and shooting your own handmade bow and arrow, let alone making one with your child? What a gift to be able to do this together and to cultivate this shared skill as a family.  This is for real and this is your chance[...]
Aug 4 – Aug 6 all-day Ages 18+
Make your own knife and sheath, leather backpack or shoes! This Weekend Camp is designed for adults to get to be Campers once again. Come get your hands in gear making your own stainless steel knife with sheath, or a pair of handmade leather shoes or leather backpack of choice.  Yes, you can do it[...]
Sep 9 2017 – May 13 2018 all-day Ages: 18+
One weekend per month beginning Sept 2017 – May 2018 Do you want to feel more alive and connected and in the flow with life? Come learn what your long ago ancestors have known, all along! Discover the time-tested practices that Living Earth have been implementing to connect people deeply with nature for the past[...]
Sep 17 @ 10:00 am – Nov 12 @ 4:00 pm Adults (with exceptions)
This class will open up the world of local wild foods that grow right within your own yard and near by.  It is amazing~there is tasty wild food growing right outside your door!  Its really quite simple and our expert guide will give you everything you need to know to take the mystery out of wild[...]
Sep 23 – Sep 24 all-day Ages: 14+
Building and shooting longbows has been practiced for thousands of years all over world. Bows have been used in many ways including: survival (both food gathering and protection), sport and meditation, and spiritual practice (Zen meditation). This class is a continuation of these ancient practices. During this class, you will learn the skills to build[...]
Sep 24 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm Adults & Mature Teens
This Fall, come experience the mysteries of edible, medicinal, and fantastic fungi with Charlie Aller, aka Charliceps. A local mushroom forager, grower, and identification expert, Charliceps has been studying and loving fungi for the last five years, and the passion is real. Prepare to share it! The Queendom Fungi is ever-present but often out of[...]
Oct 15 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm Adults & Mature Teens
This Fall, come experience the mysteries of edible, medicinal, and fantastic fungi with Charlie Aller, aka Charliceps. A local mushroom forager, grower, and identification expert, Charliceps has been studying and loving fungi for the last five years, and the passion is real. Prepare to share it! The Queendom Fungi is ever-present but often out of[...]
Nov 26 all-day Father's and kids ages 7+ are welcome
Survival skills help families become healthier and stronger by helping children become self-reliant, develop lifelong connections with the earth and others. Time in nature will help your family become healthier and stronger. In this class you will learn how to construct a debris hut shelter to protect you from the elements and discover the sacred order[...]

Family Nature Programs

Jul 28 – Jul 30 all-day Ages 8+ with accompanying adult
This Weekend Camp is designed for families.  Have you dreamed of making and shooting your own handmade bow and arrow, let alone making one with your child? What a gift to be able to do this together and to cultivate this shared skill as a family.  This is for real and this is your chance[...]
Nov 26 all-day Father's and kids ages 7+ are welcome
Survival skills help families become healthier and stronger by helping children become self-reliant, develop lifelong connections with the earth and others. Time in nature will help your family become healthier and stronger. In this class you will learn how to construct a debris hut shelter to protect you from the elements and discover the sacred order[...]

2016 Adult Nature Programs:

Feb 20 @ 9:00 am – May 22 @ 12:00 pm Open to All Ages
Who made those scratches on that tree? Who left those prints in the sand? How can I tell a coyote or bobcat track from Fido the dog? What is the difference between a trot and a lope and why should I know? Come out for a couple hours on a weekend morning to explore these questions[...]
Mar 20 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm Ages: 18+
Wild Women Unite~and learn the ins and outs of Friction Bowdrill Fire. Making fire with sticks is what kept our ancestors alive. Whether you are interested in fire by friction as a survival skill, sacred meditation, handicraft, community effort, or individual challenge, this day will certainly remind you of just how alive and capable you[...]
May 27 – May 30 all-day Ages 18+
Healing Self and Culture through Rites of Passage **Note that Moon Tribe for Women is offered in 2016 and 2018. Moon Tribe for Girls is offered in 2015 and this year, 2017.** Honor Your Womanhood Honor yourself • Claim your femininity •Love yourself Throughout the ages, Rites of Passage helped individuals and cultures thrive by honoring[...]
Jun 1 – Jun 3 all-day Ages: 18+
From the beginning of time, our brains have been deeply patterned on nature. Did you ever feel like learning was hard or even painful, and that something was missing? Would you like to learn a more natural approach to learning that engages with life? This we know – learning can be naturally fun, the student[...]
Dec 10 @ 9:00 am – Dec 11 @ 5:00 pm Ages: 16+
Keep those toes toasty this winter with our own custom designed boots! Or give as a Christmas gift that just keeps giving! In this class, you will make a felt winter boot with a rubber sole. The felting portion will utilize the wet rolling method. Your feet will thank you!  
May 6 @ 9:00 am – May 7 @ 5:00 pm Ages: 16+
Come join master crafter Peter Yenken to craft your own leather shoe that fits your foot perfectly or a customized and beautiful leather bag! Imagine how amazing it would feel to walk in a hand crafted shoe made exactly for you, by ………you! Or create your very own bag- designed for your unique lifestyle!  Option[...]
Jul 28 – Jul 30 all-day Ages 8+ with accompanying adult
This Weekend Camp is designed for families.  Have you dreamed of making and shooting your own handmade bow and arrow, let alone making one with your child? What a gift to be able to do this together and to cultivate this shared skill as a family.  This is for real and this is your chance[...]
Aug 4 – Aug 6 all-day Ages 18+
Make your own knife and sheath, leather backpack or shoes! This Weekend Camp is designed for adults to get to be Campers once again. Come get your hands in gear making your own stainless steel knife with sheath, or a pair of handmade leather shoes or leather backpack of choice.  Yes, you can do it[...]
Sep 9 2017 – May 13 2018 all-day Ages: 18+
One weekend per month beginning Sept 2017 – May 2018 Do you want to feel more alive and connected and in the flow with life? Come learn what your long ago ancestors have known, all along! Discover the time-tested practices that Living Earth have been implementing to connect people deeply with nature for the past[...]