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A 7 day immersion experience for families to learn wilderness Earth skills. Students will learn the 4 elements of survival, tracking, and nature observation skills. The program will highlight the importance of living in harmony with the Earth as caretakers. Participants will be divided up into learning groups based on age and experience level. Parents will have skills workshops and discussions on integrating the teachings of the "wilderness mind" into their everyday lives. Meals are all together. Plus, there's time for wandering after lunch and many fun night time games and camp fire stories. Come join us and get revitalized!  Skills include; Debris hut shelter Bow-drill fire making Cordage making  Throwing stick Cutting edge stone tool Rock boiling Fox walking, wide angle vision Awareness games and activities Tracking basics and concentric ring studies. Lost proofing basics Camp fire stories and night games Attitude and philosophy of a Child of the Earth.   For Returning Students!Optional Wilderness Wander!DescriptionGo without time or destination.For those wanting to go further into immersion of wilderness living. This is an option for those that feel ready for a real adventure quest.Participants will have a wandering "quest" in a small group. We will prepare basic supplies, blanket packs, dried meat and acorn, and head out for a three day wilderness wander.  At 4EEE we see this as a "Wilderness Passage" and acts as a defining event in one's life for both young and old. We will depart from the main group at base camp after a few days of being in a larger group at base camp and received back by the base camp group. In this way there is an aspect of passage and an acknowgelment by others in welcoming back and sharing of stoires and ceremony.As always we will have night time games and camp-fire stories. Age groups will be divided for some skills activities and further Parent discussions about coyote teaching and "passages&q
  • Start:July 16, 2017
  • End:July 16, 2017
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  • Where:Bickford Ranch, 200-296 California 89, California 96124, Truckee, California, United States
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  • Event Type:Other
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