School Year ProgramsMonthly Programs
Our Monthly Nature Programs provide children in the Austin area, ages 5 – 16, the opportunity to meet one Saturday each month from September to May to learn about our Central Texas Hill Country. Working closely with skilled nature mentors, students work in small groups to discover wisdom of birds, mammals, plants, trees, and more.
Through creative games and inspired adventures lead by our amazing naturalist instructors, students discover a passion for solving natural mysteries, learning to adapt in mock survival scenarios, shoot traditional bows and heighten their awareness of their surroundings through scouting.
Wild Roots ages 5-6
Wild Roots offers children the opportunity to meet one Saturday each month in order to explore and play in the wild outdoors. During this all outdoor program students get the chance to discover nature on their terms. Through fun games and exciting challenges, participants experience nature hands on in order to build lifelong relationships with our natural world that surrounds us.
Participating in Nature ages 7-12
Participating in Nature gives children in the Austin area the opportunity to meet one Saturday each month to learn and practice the skills of nature. During this programs students get the chance to explore the fundamentals of the naturalist, the survivalist, the archer and the native scout in order to build lifelong relationships with our natural world that surrounds us.
Practicing Primitive ages 13-16
Practicing Primitive meets one Saturday each month to learn and practice the core routines of wilderness living. Through shelter and fire building, water procurement, and harvesting wild foods, students gain a sense of confidence and self-reliance while learning ways to build a stronger community through earth-based skills and eco-literacy.