Join this 9-month program learning Outdoor Leadership Skills with Trackers Earth.
Train leadership skills for the world of outdoor education and beyond. Apprentices adventure into nature: kayaking, archery, navigation, and more. They learn about outdoor guiding and expedition leadership. As a team, they participate in the logistics of program management, learning all aspects of outdoor safety and development.
Discover new friends and share in adventures with a team of like-minded peers. Develop skills and confidence through outdoor leadership. Embark on a journey through the following skill-sets of Outdoor Education and Guiding:
Outdoor Skills Get hands-on experience with outdoor skills such as kayaking, archery, navigation, and fishing—along with wilderness survival and traditional skills.
Wilderness Safety & Management Learn how to plan your own expeditions for diverse outdoor environments. Develop skills of wilderness safety, first aid: from risk assessment to crises management.
Leadership and Team Building Though guidance of professional Outdoor Educators and Mentors, elevate your capacity for leadership in the outdoors and beyond. Use skill building and the wilderness to cultivate connections within your team. Understand nature as guide to grow with through life, livelihood, and community.
How it Works
Apprentice Field Days - 9 program meetings: 1 single Saturday, followed by monthly Friday-Sunday overnights, Fall - Spring. At our monthly meetings, Apprentices join a team of friends learning in nature with our teachers. For overnight weekends, check in is at 4:30 on Friday and check out is at 3:30 PM on Sunday. On our first single orientation day, check in is 8:45 AM and check out is 4:30 PM. See below for scheduled dates.
Community Celebration Day - Saturday June 1.
Parents and family join Apprentices and Teachers for a community celebration of what we learned.
Optional Community & Family Programs - Dates Vary
Apprentices and immediate family can join us for fun Community Events and our Skills Nights.