This is geared for Instructors/Volunteers/Interns of Earth Skills schools or organizations or folks that want to take these skills and dive deeper into their own wilderness experience.
3 Day Basic Wilderness Skills, Wednesday June 6 to Friday June 8th, 2018This is geared for anyone interested in learning more about Wilderness Skills and how to share and incorporate these skills and the "wilderness mind set" into your everyday life.
Wilderness Skills Include:-Shelter Building-Fire making-Making cordage-producing a cutting edge-Throwing stick-Tracking animals and how to lost -proof yourself-*Coyote Teaching method* with youth
-mentoring ways and spiritual layers of teachings
-Nature awareness and movement-Cross Cultural -Native and Non-Native - weaving of Earth Skills Discussions.-Storytelling, Song, Giving ThanksThis could be someone who wants to get into teaching these skills to youth.For college students who can transfer as credit or teachers for CEU credits.
Taught by Rick Berry. This course is drawn from 30 years of wilderness skills experience
and 25 years of teaching youth.
limited scholarships available
Limited spaces available
Wilderness Skills Field Training Certification; TBA
This field course is designed for the more seasoned outdoor person and someone who is ready to take the basic skills and put them into use in the filed. We will be heading out to a wilderness area in the foothills with minimal gear, build shelters, find pure water, make fire, and practice tracking skills together with non-lethal trapping techniques. There will be discussions about how to do these types of trips with youth in a safe and edge pushing way. There is so much I cannot describe here with words about a training like this. This will give yourself an experience beyond any classroom style teaching. It is an experience that is created by your own relationship to nature and for each person it is different.
This course is offered as a "certification" for those that would help them in their work. Over the past 30 years I have seen these skills work and have inspired me on a life long journey of sharing and teaching youth how to connect deeply with nature. Through these types of experiences I have seen profound changes in people, where they find more of what their heart is telling them, find trust in the Earth, and create a life following their passions.