ADULT WORKSHOP ARCHIVE

Basic Backcountry Camp Skills: May 30, 2020

Session Details

- 9am - 5pm

- 14-person limit

- Tuition: $75

 

Session Description

Come learn how to safely and effectively enjoy a backcountry camping/adventure experience. We will cover the topics of shelter, water, hygiene, cooking,  and basic firecraft. We will look at high-tech and low-tech gear, old skills and new techniques. You will walk away with a set of skills and knowledge of how to be safe and use what works in the backcountry!  

Registration Information

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Backcountry Navigation Skills and Trailcraft: May 31, 2020

Session Details

- 9am - 5pm

- 14-person limit

- Tuition: $75

 

Session Description

How do you get from here to there? In this session, we will learn some tried and true methods of how to find your way and how to find each other. Topics include: map and compass, direction-finding from nature, ancient trail signs, following the sign, and trail safety. We will not be using any devices that require batteries to navigate with!

Registration Information

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Firecraft and Blade Use: June 6, 2020

Session Details

- 9am-5pm

- 14-person limit

- Tuition: $75

 

Session Description

Spend the day exploring the art of fire – a pillar of the human experience and necessary survival skill.  Learn many different methods of combustion, how to deal with wet wood, use fire for cooking, and how to utilize fire in creating other tools.  We will also incorporate the use of your knife and camp ax into the day.  Learn how to safely and effectively use and care for the quintessential backcountry sidekicks of traditional outdoor living. 

Registration Information

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Foraging and Wildcraft: June 7, 2020

Session Details

- 9am-5pm

- 12-person limit

- Tuition: $75

 

Session Description

What does it look like to walk into your local natural area and gather food?  Come spend the day with us and find out!  We will explore our local great wild food plants, look at foraging options outside of the plant world, and philosophies of sustainability.  We will also learn to create a container from tree bark to carry your bounty home!

Registration Information

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Basic Wilderness Survival: June 13, 2020

Session Details

- 9am-5pm

- 14-person limit

- Tuition: $75

 

Session Description

This workshop will be jam packed!  We will dive into survival: mindset & philosophy, shelter, fire, water, getting rescued, proper prior preparation to avoid such a situation..  Your head will be swimming by the time 5 o'clock rolls around!

Registration Information

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Intermediate Wilderness Survival: June 14, 2020

Session Details

- 9am-5pm

- 14-person limit

- Tuition: $75

 

Session Description

This day is more about hard skills and gear in the wilderness survival world. It will lean heavily on the concepts covered in the “basic” course. We will dive further into survival shelter and water gathering. We will look at survival blades, survival kits, food strategies, survival hunting, trapping, and more.

Registration Information

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Blending and Flowing with the Natural World: June 20, 2020

Session Details

- 9am-5pm

- 14-person limit

- Tuition: $75

 

Session Description

Are you tired of being an “outsider” when you step into the natural world? Do you hate to watch wildlife scamper away from you? Or would you like to just see the natural world in its natural state? How nice would it be to actually belong and not be a threatening presence? This workshop introduces you to the mindset, skills and techniques of how to close this gap, be a part of your surroundings, and attune your senses, too!

Registration Information

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Nature Craft and Fiber Work: June 21, 2020

Session Details

- 9am-5pm

- 14-person limit

- Tuition: $75

 

Session Description

Ready to exercise your crafty self? In this session, you will learn several nature crafts using fiber, wood, stone, and
bone. Learn these mediums in creating art and also in creating tools! Feel the satisfaction of creation using
basic materials from the Earth!

Registration Information

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Basic River Rescue: June 27, 2020

Session Details

- 9am-5pm

- 10-person limit

- Tuition: $75

 

Session Description

  Spend the day on the river with us in a fully-immersive experience into water dynamics and river rescue!  We will cover common hazards on our mountain rivers: how to anticipate them, recognize them, and deal with them.  We will look at rescue equipment, boat pinnings, entrapments, hands-on dynamic rescue techniques, and rope systems.  This course is geared for folks wanting to be safer and more educated while out on the river in up to class 3 white water.  This will be a moderately-strenuous day as we will be in fast moving water and actively engaged in scenarios for a good portion of the workshop!  This is NOT a certification course, but a course to increase your knowledge and efficacy in a river-rescue situation.

Registration Information

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Basic River Canoing: July 18, 2020

Session Details

- 9am-5pm

- 10-person limit

- Tuition: $100

 

Session Description

    Have you ever wanted to be more efficient and proficient in your canoeing skills?  To know what it feels like to “dance” with the water?  Spend the day on the river with us learning the art of tandem canoeing!  Learn how to best employ paddle strokes, work with your partner, and make that boat glide into your bidding.  We will also go into basic river safety and considerations when planning your own river trips.  Buffalo Cove will supply the boats and paddling equipment.  You just have to show up at the river for a day of fun and take your paddling to the next level!

Registration Information

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Custom Family Workshops

Session Details

- weekdays only

 

Session Description

Is there a certain skill set or adventure you’d like your family to experience together?  Give us a shout and let’s see if we can design the perfect day afield with your special tribe!  We would love to offer some special 4-5 day long “family Camps” for parent/child learning and bonding. These experiences are dependent upon how the rest of our summer camp programming goes. Please let us know if your family would be interested. Prices will vary depending on the experience.  We love designing and implementing custom programs!