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Beyond survival there is Earth Living. The self reliance that comes from crafting a comfortable and enjoyable experience with any landscape in all seasons until the outdoors feels like home. Choose the month to train and we’ll provide the landscape and experience.
Make an effective shelter from debris, make fire from the landscape, process drinking water and prepare wild food.  Learn how primitive skills, bush craft, and survival skills can become a way of life. Skills will carry over into daily life, increasing balance, health, diversity, and a sense of connection to nature.

Skills Covered:

  • Debris Hut Construction
  • Finding and purifying water
  • Primitive water containers
  • Fire construction and starting
  • Friction fire starting
  • Reverse Wrap Cordage
  • Intro to Tracking
  • Edible & Medicinal Plants
  • Field Processing Animals
  • Primitive Cooking
  • Intro to Nature Awareness

Time: Sat. 9am – Sun. 5pm

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Maine Primitive Skills School offers campsites to students during their stay at no extra charge. We encourage folks to arrive Friday evening to set up camps and settle in before start of class Saturday. 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.


Cost: $650

Deposits transferable but non-refundable

Minimum Age: 16 years old

Limit: 12 Students

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