Knife and Knot Skills

Ages 10 to 13

Cougar Mountain Park, St Edward State Park, Seward Park

Includes T-shirt; M-F 9am to 3pm

Wow! What a fantastic experience for her. Thank you. : ) What a really lovely group of people running the camp. : )

Maria Renninger, mom of 11 year old camper.

Love the curriculum and the emphasis on safety while still making it cool and fun for the kiddos.

Mother of 11 year old camper

Thank you for a wonderful experience for my daughter. She had a wonderful time. Loved it!

Jackie, mother of 12 year old

Am so pleased with the consistent quality of this camp!  My son has been attending many years now and always wants to return.

Bonnie L. or Mom of 11 yo camper
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Learn knife safety while carving a wooden spoon or walking stick. Have fun learning the craft of knot-tying and use what you’ve learned to construct a shelter. Challenge yourself while navigating missions, with and without the help of a compass.

Recognized by ParentMap as the best nature camp!

Your Child Will Learn Skills By

  • Carving a wooden spoon or walking stick
  • Creating useful tools using knots
  • Building shelters with ropes, tarps, and natural materials
  • Navigating missions with and without a compass
  • Experimenting with trap-building
  • Enjoying wild adventures outdoors!

Our Instructional Team

  • A 1:9 staff-student ratio
  • On-site director and volunteers who offer additional instructor support
  • Staff trained as Coyote Mentors, a widely-respected educational philosophy developed at the Wilderness Awareness School
  • Compassionate educators who encourage each child’s respect for self, others and nature
  • Experienced Wilderness First Aid and CPR certified professionals
Location Date
Cougar Mountain Park 2021 Dates TBD
St Edward State Park 2021 Dates TBD
Seward Partk 2021 Dates TBD