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A three day course designed for those wanting to live long term in the wilderness or independently off grid and/or refine their craft.  This level is focused upon what is described as “off glid living” and the enhancement of established skills.

Prerequisite: Earth Living 5 Day

Topics covered include but are not limited to:

  • Long term Shelter Building (Multi-generational shelter build)
  • Food Prep and Storage
  • Primitive Cooking & Food Preservation
  • Expanded Traps and Snares
  • Quick Bows
  • Stone and Bone Tools
  • Advanced Fire Making
  • Rocket Stoves
  • Tracking Skills
  • Caretaking toward Increase
  • Pruning
  • Seeding
  • Selective Hunting and Foraging
  • Tool Selection and Use

Thriving off grid is a popular idea that needs careful attention to skill development for the leaders/trainers in a group or family.  Living in a long term nature setting is not only rewarding but beneficial to all involved.  At this level we study the essentials of long term living in an independent environment.

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Maine Primitive Skills School offers campsites to students during their stay at no extra charge. When preparing to arrive, plan as if you were going on a comfortable car camping experience. You will have easy access to your vehicles during meals and before and after course times. Check out our “What to Bring” page and don’t hesitate to contact the school for more details.

Limit: 12 Students

Deposits transferable but non-refundable

Minimum Age: 18 years and older

Course location:– Maine Primitive Skills School, 716 Church Hill Road, Augusta, ME 04330   www.primitiveskills.com  Tel: +1 207-623-7298 E-Mail: staff@primitiveskills.com