Welcome to the <strong>Arnot Forest</strong>

Our current offerings do not include dates and prices for summer 2020. Schedule will be up soon. and don’t hesitate to get in touch with any questions you may have.

Forest Explorers

Ages 9-12

It’s a big world out there. If you want to explore it, you need to master some basic skills—and this is the place to do it! Join us for a 6-day adventure thriving and surviving outdoors. Visit the course overview page.

 

Forest Explorers

Ages 9-12

It’s a big world out there. If you want to explore it, you need to master some basic skills—and this is the place to do it! Join us for a 6-day adventure thriving and surviving outdoors. Visit the course overview page.

   

Wilderness Quest

Ages 11-16

The journey begins with time at our Forest Base Camp, mastering the skills we will need for overnight trips into the outback. Experience the thrill of adventure we take our skills to the next level of amazing. Visit the course overview page.

 

Explorers + Quest

Ages 11-12

Combine Forest Explorers with a session of Wilderness Quest to extend your experience to 20-days where you’ll master the skills required to venture into the outback for overnight excursions.

   

Double Quest

Ages 11-16

Take the challenge of doing two sessions of Wilderness Quest back to back to extend your experience to 27-days in the Forest. You may never look at the world the same way again!

   

Teen Rendezvous

Ages 13-16

Teens of the world unite! We hear your call for adventure and a space to grow in the company of your peers. Returning campers and new campers alike are invited to this Rendezvous. It’s your chance to learn new skills, push through some growing edges, and also have time to relax and just be! Visit the course overview page.

   

Our Community

Our team of talented wilderness instructors works behind the scenes and all over the country to give you the best experience possible. Our programs are brought to life by an eclectic mix of educators, community partners, students, and supporters.

Our Mission

For 20 years it has been our mission to steward the health of our community by fostering life-long relationships with the natural world through exceptional mentoring and nature education.

Take a <strong>Tech Break</strong>

Getting the opportunity to unplug from the digital devices of daily life and connect with the natural world is just part of the magic that happens in the Arnot Forest.

Join Our <strong>Community</strong>

All of us here at Primitive Pursuits embrace the challenges of fostering courage and togetherness in this ever-changing world. We’re not just a summer camp. We offer experiences throughout the year to diverse groups and in all kinds of weather. When kids come to Arnot Forest Camp, they become a part of this ongoing cultural experience, deeply rooted in supportive learning and facilitated by seasoned mentors as well as young adults returning as leaders and wanting to give back the support they received as kids.

build <strong>Skills</strong>

Our instructors are some of the best-trained nature guides out there. We constantly push ourselves to get better at the skills we teach, and we’re not afraid of role modelling what passionate life-skills development looks like.