• Find a course from the Calendar you are interested in registering for. The Courses page also lists all the same classes in chronological order.
  • Under the “Tickets” section in the top right of the event page type in how many people you are registering for the class and follow the prompts to enter your information and choose a payment method.
  • Paying via cash or check?  Sign up using the process described above and mail your check to the specified address or bring your cash payment with you on the first day of the class.
  • If you have specific questions regarding our courses, accommodations, or other programs please refer to the Contact Us page for directions on the best ways to reach us. We’ll do our best to reply in a timely manner, but we do love playing in the woods so “bear” with us!


Many colleges and universities offer financial aid to full time students who apply for course credit at outside institutions. The Maine Primitive Skills School has fulfilled requirements for students to receive funding from both Marlboro College and Burlington College. We encourage prospective students to contact their school to explore funding options.

Gift Certificates

We offer gift certificates that can be used towards any of our programs. See the Gift Certificates section below.


Volunteering at MPSS is part of our community building strategy. We would not continue to function without the generous support and service of many volunteers, please consider joining us in this capacity. All of our instructors began as students and volunteers, and progressed to assistant instructors before coming on as full time instructors. Stepping through the MPSS doorway not only gives you the opportunity to become reconnected to your ancestors and the earth, but also to become part of our community and learn how to share this sacred knowledge with future generations. Please visit our Volunteering page for more information.


Donations support our sliding scale tuition options, providing the opportunity for many student’s to attend our programs. You can donate either by mailing a check or online via credit or debit card below. Send a check payable to Maine Primitive Skills School to the following address:

716 Church Hill Road Augusta, ME 04330

Donate with a credit or debit card on our secure PayPal site by clicking Donate below.


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Gift Certificates

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