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Our Workshops

Please click on the name of the workshop to see a complete course description, and to find out the next time it is being offered.

 




› Primitive Pottery › Fire Making › 9 Step Knapping™: Flintknapping   Made Easy
› Making & Using Natural Cordage › Advanced Firemaking: Bowdrill
   Beyond the Basics
› Arrow Points: Bottle Bottoms &
   Beyond
› Bone Working NEW! Flint & Steel: Fires & Kits › Using Stone Tools
› Working with Grasses › Survival Skills 101 › Pressure Flaking
› Natural Glues & Adhesives NEW! Winter Survival › Beyond the 9 Steps: Intermediate   Flintknapping
NEW! Primitive Fishing Techniques › Bushcraft Basics: Setting up    Camp › Advanced Flintknapping
› Primitive Soap Making › Natural Navigation: Reading the
   Landscape & Finding Your Way

› Braintanning › Immediate Need & Emergency    Shelters
› Using the Whole Animal › Short-term & Small-Group Shelters NEW! Campcraft Basics: Putting   Knives, Knots, Saws & Hatchets to   Use
  NEW! Long-term Living: Neolithic-   style Thatched Shelter NEW! Campcraft Carving: Bowls,   Spoons & Advanced Joinery
  › Winter Shelters  



› Bow-making: Self Bows › Acorn Processing › Stalking & Natural Camouflage
› Introduction to Bow-making › Medicinal Plant Preparations:   Tinctures, Salves, Infusions & more › Hunting Skills: The Spot & Stalk
› Survival Bows: 3 Bows in 3 Days › Natural Dyes › Tracking Basics
› Advanced Bow-making:
   Recurves, Bamboo and Sinew
› Soap Making › Tracking Fundamentals
› Arrows: Harvesting, Curing &    Straightening Shafts › Felt Making › Winter Tracking
› Arrows: Points, Hafting & Fletching › Emergency Preparedness & The   "GO" Bag › The Atlatl
› Survival Arrows NEW!"GO" Bag Practicum   Weekend: Putting Your Bug-Out Bag   to Use › Non-returning Boomerangs: The   Ultimate Throwing Stick
› Archery Fundamentals › Backwoods Hygiene & Improvised
   First Aid
NEW! Slings
› Shooting the Longbow › Building a Reed Boat › Traps, Simplified
  › Out of the Darkness: Candles,    Lamps & Illumination › Primitive Man Traps — An   Historical Perspective
  › Keeping the Harvest: Food    Drying, Storage & Preservation › Skills of the Guardian
  › Making Jams, Jellies & Preserves  



› Front-yard Foraging: An Intro to    Common Edibles › Melon Baskets & Twined
   Baskets
› Nature Observation & Awareness
› Spring Foraging › Coil Baskets › Drum Making
›Woodland Foraging NEW! Natural Basketry › Rattles
› Medicinal Plants: Discovering   Nature's Pharmacy › Adirondack Pack Baskets › Awareness 1: Reconnecting
  › Woodland Basket Quiver ›Foraging, Gathering, and the   Mindset of the Hunter-Gatherer
  › Gathering Baskets
  › Bark Baskets & Containers
  › Fire-Fashioned Containers



› Primitive Cooking: The Art of
   Cooking with Coals & Ash
› Seeps & Springs: Uncovering the   
  Water of Life
› Cherokee Blow Guns & Thistle    Darts w/ Doug Meyer
› Cooking with Clay › Constructing a Sweat Lodge › River Cane: Tools, Toys & Other    Cool Uses w/ Doug Meyer
› Beyond Stone Soup: Hot Rock    Cooking › Constructing an Outdoor Kitchen   — Primitive Style! › Gourds: 101 Uses!
   w/ Doug Meyer
› Campground Cookery: Dutch    Ovens, Skillets, Grills & more › Constructing an Earth Kiln NEW! Shoe-making: 10th Century   Scandinavian Turn Shoe
   w/ Jason Hovatter