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Non-Residential Option (Two Years)

Non-Residential Option (Two Years)

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Worth over $ 15,000 two full years of instruction to join and repeat any course or class open to the public from the moment of registration.

Designed for those with every day commitments and cannot attend an extended residential environment whilst offering a complete and rounded education in an outdoors environment. Driven by personal availability and interests, you will progress from Wilderness Survival skills through Sustainable Long Term Off Grid Living toward being a leader in Outdoor Skills and Education.

  • Participate in any Apprentice Only programs which may include: Wild Rice School, 5 day canoe trip, and various leadership trainings
  • Apprentice Camping area with access to the outdoor kitchen, bathrooms, and seasonally available shower (winter is frozen)
  • Support and mentoring from our staff which may include developing a custom “learning path” designed to meet personal interests, nature and wilderness skills mentoring, homework assignments, and more.
  • Volunteer at any workshop you have previously attended to gain leadership training by aiding instructors
  • Work with instructors to improve course curriculum, skill sets and imformation related to course material.

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* Please note that Foundations of Survival Training Courses or Special Guest Instructor Courses are not included due to their specialist nature.  Any necessary tuition is covered in other events.

Limit: 12 Non-Residential participants enrolled per year

Deposits transferable but non-refundable

Minimum Age: 16 years and older

Course location:-

Maine Primitive Skills School, 716 Church Hill Road, Augusta, ME04330 

Tel: +1 207-623-7298 E-mail: staff@primitiveskills.com