Wild Deer Wilderness Skills Program


Wilderness Survival Skills, Naturalist Training, and Mentoring Deepening awareness, developing skills, and passing it on… Join the p.i.n.e project one weekend every month, January through June 2017, for a unique naturalist skills and mentoring training experience. Gain incredible skills and experiences in the wilderness. Learn tools and methods to inspire profound connection with the natural […]

March Break Nature Retreat


March Break Nature Retreat (Ages 6 – 12, adults 17+) For Educators, Families and Nature Lovers We are excited to be offering our annual March Break Nature Retreat at the edge of Algonquin Park. This retreat is open to everyone who loves the outdoors regardless of their experience level or background. Each year, we welcome families, teachers, outdoor […]

Herbal Medicine Making Weekend


Many of the expensive tinctures and salves available in health food stores can be made naturally from the comfort of your own home. By growing and harvesting plants from your garden or the wild, you can use them to create quality medicinal oils, salves, balms, ointments and tinctures. In this workshop, Alexis Burnett of EarthTracks will […]

Wilderness Skills Intensive


This Wilderness Skills program is the epitome of our “be more, need less” philosophy. It’s focus is to give participants the skills and knowledge to be able to head off into natural spaces and take care of themselves, with little or no modern tools! This program is designed for mature adults looking to rekindle their connection […]

Urban Edible and Medicinal Plants


p.i.n.e. is excited to have Alexis Burnett of Earth Tracks Outdoor School and Wilderness Canoe Trips back for his 7th annual Urban Edible and Medicinal Plants Class. Come learn about the edible and medicinal properties of many of the plants that grow right in your own backyard. This program is a wonderful mixture of content […]