Introduction to Nature Mentoring


  Date: Saturday July 29th 2017 Time: 10:00am – 4:30pm Location: Taylor Creek Park Price: $90 This one-day course will offer an experiential, behind-the- scenes glimpse into the mentoring model and philosophy of the p.i.n.e. project. For most of human history, all people had a deep relationship with the natural world and an incredible depth […]

Urban and Emergency Survival


Dates: Saturday September 16th & Sunday September 17th 2017 Times: 9:30am – 5:00pm on Saturday & 10:00am – 4:30pm on Sunday Location: 1139 College Street Price: $190 How prepared are you for the unexpected? If the power goes out for a week in the middle of winter? If a major flood contaminates the municipal drinking […]

Fall Medicine Making


Dates: Saturday September 30th & Sunday October 1st 2017 Time: 10:00am – 4:00pm both days Location: Taylor Creek Park (Saturday) & 1139 College St (Sunday) Price: $175 Join folk herbalists Lee Earl, BSc Hon and Nikki Satira, BEs Hon for a weekend of learning about local medicinal plants and herbal cold and flu preparations. On […]

The Art and Science of Fire

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  Date: Sunday 30 July 2017 Time: 10:00 am – 4:30 pm Location: Norval Outdoor School Price: $90 Lighting and tending fires is one of the most ancient skills in the world. In this one-day intensive, we will dive deep into modern and ancient techniques of working with fire. Can you reliably light a fire […]

Natural Born Tracker eCourse


Learn How to Track Wildlife & Read the Story of Nature Natural Born Tracker at We Are Wildness University will immerse you into the art and science of wildlife tracking in a hands on and engaging way. Learn the beginning steps of how to become a expert Wildlife Tracker, how to read the story of […]

Wild Deer Year 2: Advanced Skills


Wild Deer 2: Wilderness Experience Required Are you ready for the next step on your earth skills and naturalist journey? The Year 1 Wild Deer Program exposes you to many different wilderness arts, naturalist skills and the 8 shields mentoring approach. Many individuals complete the course feeling very inspired and with a wealth of new […]

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 […]