To Register for a Course contact the School at staff@primitiveskills.com or call the school at (207) 623-7298

Broad-Winged Farm Wells, Maine

Situated on six acres of prime swampland, Broad-Winged Farm is a permaculture landscape in process. Their goals are energy efficiency, food sustainability, and land stewardship.

Delta Institute of Natural History Canton, Maine

The Delta Institute of Natural History mentors students in learning ancient and traditional skills, including nutrition and healing; generating health, self-reliance, awareness, and nature connection.

Maine Primitive Gathering Wells, Maine

The Maine Primitive Gathering is a yearly event where people from all walks of life come together to practice and learn primitive skills such as fire making, bow making, blacksmithing, healing arts, hide tanning, tracking, flintknapping, and so much more. We offer ongoing classes all weekend long by some off the top instructors in the Country. It’s a great time for the entire family. Come pitch a tent, share skills, meet new friends, and have a blast!

North Wind Guides Readfield, Maine

North Wind Guides provide Wilderness Survival training, taught by Maine Guides and Military Survival Specialists in a safe immersive atmosphere that focuses on skills, knowledge and a positive mental awareness. Also offering Maine Guiding and Security Services.

Grandfather Ray Canaan, Maine

Ray Reitze, Jr. former proprietor of Earthways School of Wilderness Living, author, teacher, naturalist, and Master Maine Guide lived, traveled and learned with a Micmac elder. Ray was trained in the ancient ways and now travels from Maine to California speaking, working with individuals, small groups, organizations, businesses, churches, healing centers, and medical practioners. Ray applies his teaching from the elders in his life, his life experiences from childhood through the Viet Nam war and from results obtained from past classes. His deep and gentle teaching style is effective for individuals or groups, private or business. He devotes his life to helping people from all walks of life to find inner peace and happiness, the ancient ways are still pertinent in these modern times.

Self Reliance Outfitters Pathfinder School Jackson, Ohio

Dave canterbury and the pathfinder school prepare you for the unexpected with practical woodland exercises as well as classroom type training. Combining decades of outdoor self-reliance knowledge and primitive skills experience, our staff is made up of an array of talent and mastery.

Tread LightlyScandinavia

Tread Lightly Survival School is an independently operated, international Wilderness Survival and Urban Preparedness school. Operating out of our Headquarters 60kms inside the Arctic circle of Northern Scandinavia.

Wildwood Path Unity, Maine

The Wildwood Path is nine month apprenticeship for women with a desire to learn the ancient skills of wilderness survival, nature connection, and earth-based ceremony. Supported by a group of experienced mentors and elders who link this circle with the broader world of deep nature connection mentoring, The Wildwood Path is a learning journey that will give women the concrete skills to feel at home in the abundance of the earth and the confidence to share these skills with others in order to regenerate our culture and the world.