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March 2018
$60.00

Survival Fire

March 3 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Maine Primitive Skills School, 716 Church Hill Road
Augusta, ME 04330 United States

Learning multiple ways to start and maintain a fire can turn a life threatening event in to another great story around the campfire. From one match fires to friction fire, ferro rods, to lenses, this is the course for the fire bug in you. Learn strategies for cold weather and wet weather fire starting as well as a number of…

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$30

Tracking & Lost Proofing Family Day

March 4 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Maine Primitive Skills School, 716 Church Hill Road
Augusta, ME 04330 United States

Learn to read the landscape for important information and what to do when you lose your way. This day long workshop will give you the essential tools to read the landscape like our native ancestors and act in an efficient and effective manner should you lose your way. This is an important first step in making the outdoors an extension…

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$75

Primitive Skills Workshop

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

This Months Theme: Tracking and Fire Join us on the first Sunday of Each Month from 10am to 4pm to explore skills in the context of the yearly cycles. In March we will delve into wildlife tracking and the art of fire off the landscape. Be prepared to work your edge through one match fire challenges up to and including…

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$1200.00

High School Outdoor Literacy Program

March 5 @ 8:00 am - March 9 @ 5:00 pm

Students will learn self reliance through ecological relationships and responsibility. Shelter building, fire safety and abilities, gathering and treating safe drinking water, and foraging principles and skills along with wildlife tracking, bird behavior, field meteorology, and navigation skills are a few of the areas covered. Each program is tailor made to the needs of the students, teachers, and curriculum. Areas…

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$210.00

Backpackers Survival Weekend

March 16 @ 7:00 pm - March 18 @ 12:00 pm
Maine Primitive Skills School, 716 Church Hill Road
Augusta, ME 04330 United States

Modern gear used wisely can turn a potential tragedy in to an extra day in the woods with stories to share. Don’t be “that guy”. Learn to use and improvise gear in such a way as to provide quick and effective shelter, water, fire, and food. Limit: 12 Students Cost: $210 For more details contact the school via e-mail at…

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$610.00

Awareness & Philosophy Intensive (private course)

March 27 @ 8:00 am - April 1 @ 5:00 pm
Maine Primitive Skills School, 716 Church Hill Road
Augusta, ME 04330 United States

Moving from physical awareness, to intuitive skills, to applications of these skills to increase the health and bounty of self, family, and community, including the landscape. We will share tools to move from awareness, through empathy, past the ensuing grief, and into mentoring, caretaking, and healing. These are time tested technologies used the world over.

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April 2018
$210.00

Nature Awareness Weekend

April 6 @ 7:00 pm - April 8 @ 12:00 pm

Nature awareness is knowing where you are in relationship to your landscape. We share skills in aid-less navigation, reading patterns in tree growth for useful information, field meteorology, tracking technologies, understanding animal and bird behaviors, natural movement, 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…

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$210.00

Earth Living Weekend

April 13 @ 7:00 pm - April 15 @ 12:00 pm
Maine Primitive Skills School, 716 Church Hill Road
Augusta, ME 04330 United States

Earth Living begins with core routines of survival, including shelter, water, fire, and food from the landscape. It evolves into an approach to thriving in the wilderness through developing skills that create mutually beneficial relationships and awareness of cues in the landscape to find important resources and information. Whether you feel the calling to have a deeper connection with nature,…

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$75.00 - $600.00

Primitive Skills Workshop

April 15 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Maine Primitive Skills School, 716 Church Hill Road
Augusta, ME 04330 United States

This Months Theme: The Excitement of Spring Join us on the first Sunday of Each Month from 10am to 4pm to explore skills in the context of the yearly cycles. April is about emergent early spring edibles and medicinals, sweet roots and tubers, understanding bird language and building our shelters from fresh earthen materials.  A bag lunch is recommended as…

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Apprenticeship Potluck

April 24 @ 5:00 am - 9:00 pm
Maine Primitive Skills School, 716 Church Hill Road
Augusta, ME 04330 United States

Past, present, and future apprentices are welcome to bring a dish and share who they are at this meal before the inventory trip. For more information about the Apprenticeship contact [email protected]

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