When I had a bunch of homeschool families over to play capture the flag in the dark, trackerschool style, I had fun demonstrating to the kids and adults how to use mud and oily charcoal to camouflage yourself for the game we were about to play. ONE of the most fun parts of the night, … More Camouflage Capture The Flag In the Dark Game
In 2010 the kids and I attended Rick Berry’s 4 Element Earth Education class in Northern California, and had a great time. Rick is one of the original people in charge of Coyote Tracks, an appendage of Tom Brown Jr.’s Trackerschool, in New Jersey. One of the activities the kids liked best was hunting … More Kids and Bows and Arrows!
This past January I joined a homeschool group. The administrators have allowed me to teach a group of 10 kids ages 8 to 12, and in class I have been sharing some of the most fun things I learned in survival school. We have played some stalking and awareness games, made clay bowls that we … More Wilderness Survival Workshop going well.
These kids really impressed me. The 3 older boys practically fought over who was going to shovel the bedding mix out of the truck! We had to set a timer so they could switch out every 5 minutes so they could each get a turn. Of course, getting a tiny little tootsie roll when they … More Gardening With Kids!
Hello all! Happy almost summer . . . Above are a couple photos from my Advanced Standard Class at Tom Brown Jr’s Tracker School in New Jersey. These were taken a few years ago, but I’m gearing up for this survival experiment in Oregon so I thought I’d share a couple photos with you. … More Still preparing for this summer!