Class Schedule

 Please note: our classes are priced on a sliding scale. Not sure what that means? Visit our FAQ’s page for an explanation. Also check out our Visitor Information page for more info about what to expect during your class. Thanks, and we hope to see you at a class soon!


01Jun2017
15Jun2017

Woods and Wildflowers

Spring is a wonderful time of year to learn about Virginia's amazing plants!

From 6 pm until 8 pm three Thursdays in June

03Jun2017
11Jun2017

Wilderness First Responder: First Aid for Wilderness Professionals

Medical training for adventurers and remote environments.

From 8 am until 5 pm (all 9 days)

18Jun2017

Father's Day Special: "Rugged Skills" for the Whole Family!

Make this Father's Day one you and your family will never forget!

From 2pm until 8pm

25Jun2017

Making Honey Wine/Mead & Healthy Sodas

Learn the art and science of fermentation to create delicious beverages!

From 1 pm until 5 pm Sunday

27Aug2017

Beekeeping 101: What's All the Buzz About?

Meet honeybees, examine active hives, and learn fundamentals of beekeeping!

From 10 am until 3 pm

22Sep2017
24Sep2017

Deerskin to Buckskin: The Art of Hide Tanning

Transform a deer hide into beautiful, strong, velvety-soft buckskin--an amazing fabric that’s perfect for making moccasins, bags, clothing, and more.

From 10 am until 5 pm (all 3 days)

30Sep2017

Trees and Chainsaws: Their Care and Use

Embrace your inner lumberjack!

From 10 am until 4 pm


Please visit this page again; we’ll be adding a lot more adult classes in the next few weeks!

Also, sign up for our newsletter (at the bottom of this page) to be notified when new classes are added to the schedule.


Some of our past classes:

Visit our Facebook page to see photos from many of the classes listed below.

Art from the Landscape: Make Pens and Inks

Basic Animal Tracking

Basic Blacksmithing for the Home and Garden

Beekeeping 101: What’s All the Buzz About?

Bow Making: Carve a Wooden Long Bow

Cordage Making with Natural Fibers

Deerskin to Buckskin: the Art of Hide Tanning

Eco-Printing and Dyeing Fabric

Emergency Shelter: How to Build a Debris Hut

Father’s Day Special: Rugged Skills for the Whole Family

Fermented Beverages: Making Honey Wine/Mead and Soda

Primitive Fire Making: Create Fire by Rubbing Sticks Together

Primitive Fishing

Stalking, Movement, and Natural Camouflage

Trees and Chainsaws: Their Care and Use

Wet Felting Wool: Make your own Messenger Bag

Wild Edible and Medicinal Plants

Wilderness First Responder: First Aid for Wilderness Professionals

Wilderness Photography & Awareness

Wilderness Water Collecting and Purifying