“In the school of the woods…there is no graduation day”
– Horace Kephart

Want to explore the outdoors, but need more education first? Take one of our informative classes, which will teach you the skills to set out independently. We offer various classes, such as fire making, backpacking 101, tracking, and wild self-care. Experienced and knowledgeable experts teach all classes in the field.

Backpacking 101

Are you or a family member interested in backpacking? In this hands-on class, you’ll practice some basic skills and learn what gear you need to get started. We’ll cover planning resources, safety, and equipment, practice setting up tents, stoves, and water filters, learn how to pack a backpack, what to bring, and much more.


Contact Stacey Stoner
Outdoor Programs Manager
206-842-5661 #115