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October 2017
$210.00

Fall Foraging Weekend

October 20 @ 7:00 pm - October 22 @ 12:00 pm
Maine Primitive Skills School, 716 Church Hill Road
Augusta, ME 04330 United States

Tubers, Fruits, Nuts, and Seeds mark this time of bounty! Come join us as we explore wild food gathering and preparation at this most bountiful time of the year. If you have an interest in self-sufficiency, human health, and a deeper relationship with plants, this hands-on class is designed for you. Through foraging we’ll share an experience of connection with…

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$210.00

Spirit of the Hunt

October 27 @ 7:00 pm - October 29 @ 12:00 pm
Maine Primitive Skills School, 716 Church Hill Road
Augusta, ME 04330 United States

Hunting season is coming up soon. Learn how to detect deer movement through bird alarms, better understand deer behavior in your area through track and sign, track in difficult substrate, and learn the process of field dressing your deer and preparing the hide. Tracking and understanding the behavior and movement of the animal is a big part of this course.…

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November 2017
$75.00

Primitive Skills Club (Monthly Workshop)

November 5 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Maine Primitive Skills School, 716 Church Hill Road
Augusta, ME 04330 United States

This Months Theme: Cultivating Self Reliance Through Nature Literacy Join us on the first Sunday of Each Month from 10am to 4pm to explore skills in the context of the yearly cycles. While the hunters are out, the village is making sure the next generation understands the importance of moving within the cycles of the seasons. Learn how our collective…

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$210.00

Earth Living Weekend

November 10 @ 7:00 pm - November 12 @ 12:00 pm
Maine Primitive Skills School, 716 Church Hill Road
Augusta, ME 04330 United States

With over 18 hours of instruction and hands on application in the Earth Living weekend, this college level course is an experiential introduction to the skills needed to live outdoors with little or no gear for brief to extended periods of time. The content is rigorous as well as thorough. You will learn through demonstration and direct application important benchmarks…

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$210.00

Native Awareness Weekend

November 17 @ 7:00 pm - November 19 @ 12:00 pm
Maine Primitive Skills School, 716 Church Hill Road
Augusta, ME 04330 United States

Native awareness is knowing where you are in relationship to your landscape. We share skills in aidless navigation, reading patterns in tree growth for useful information, field meteorology, tracking technologies, understanding animal and bird behaviors, tracking, and reading the history of the landscape through it’s flora and geological features. What You’ll Learn: Develop your nature literacy. Dialogue with the landscape…

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$210.00

Tracking Skills Weekend

November 24 @ 7:00 pm - November 26 @ 12:00 pm
Maine Primitive Skills School, 716 Church Hill Road
Augusta, ME 04330 United States

Learn to interpret the disturbances in your woods, fields, and with as much depth as you would read a book. The art and science of tracking is an important tool for naturalists, hunters, search and rescue, and folks who want to know what is eating their garden or their chickens. In this course we will explore track identification, track interpretation,…

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$305.00

Mukluk Making

November 24 @ 7:00 pm - November 26 @ 12:00 pm
Maine Primitive Skills School, 716 Church Hill Road
Augusta, ME 04330 United States

Learn to make practical cold weather foot gear that will keep you comfortable an warm during our long Winters. Cost includes Materials for the Mukluks.  Wool felt insoles and wool inserts (also known as pac boot liners) should be brought by each student. $305.00 Limit: 6 Students To Register or for more details contact the school via e-mail at “staff@primitiveskills.com”

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December 2017
$75.00

Primitive Skills Club (Monthly Workshop)

December 3 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Maine Primitive Skills School, 716 Church Hill Road
Augusta, ME 04330 United States

This Months Theme: Wisdom of the North Join us on the first Sunday of Each Month from 10am to 4pm to explore skills in the context of the yearly cycles. Winter is a time for introspection, healing work, and regrouping. We’ll share tools used by both our ancestral “Wisdom Keepers” and modern best practices to facilitate a comfortable transition in…

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$580.00

Introduction to Snow Shoe Making

December 6 @ 9:00 am - December 10 @ 12:00 pm
Maine Primitive Skills School, 716 Church Hill Road
Augusta, ME 04330 United States

From selecting a tree, to shaping the staves, to lacing your shoe and making bindings. We will be walking you through the entire experience. Imagine handcrafting your snow shoes from tree to finished shoe. Learn, not only how to make your own shoe, but how to become a competent snowshoe maker who can confidently grow in the skill and share…

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$620

Earth Philosophy

December 13 @ 9:00 am - December 17 @ 12:00 pm
Maine Primitive Skills School, 716 Church Hill Road
Augusta, ME 04330 United States

Wellness and Nature go hand in hand. Learn traditional perspectives and applications found around the globe toward manifesting health and bounty in our every day life. Dynamic forms of meditation, reading the landscape from a deeper perspective, and utilizing tools to establish a foundation and base line of wellness are each important components to this course. This is the pre-requisite…

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