Animal Tracking & Nature Awareness
Adult Courses & Classes

Develop an eye for natural beauty, and capture it for yourself

Through nature awareness, practice exercises to improve your senses, mindfulness, and the detail you perceive. Become a detective, solving previously hidden puzzles and riddles of the forest.

See below for updated health and safety guidelines.

Year Long Intensive Series

Animal Tracking Intensive
1 day a month in person Sept - May 

This animal tracking course introduces a unique way of experiencing the wilderness. During this nine-month program, Tom Brown III shows you how to identify animal tracks, read their gaits, study their habit and trail even difficult to find tracks when the ground is covered in leaves or is too hard for animal feet to leave any marks! —see below for schedule.

Tuition $50 deposit + 9 monthly payments of $100 (total $950).
Location Sandy, Oregon

Enhancing Nature Connection in the Modern-day
3 Sunday Classes

We live in an age of technological marvels. Each year we dive deeper into the virtual world, losing sight of our deep connection to Nature. Although our gadgets are supposed to make life easier, humans have never been more unhappy. Research shows that time spent out in nature is the best antidote for the crushing anxiety and depression that plague so many. During this 3-day class, you will learn how to exist in our ever-changing technological world, while still maintaining your connection to Nature. —see below for schedule.

Tuition $165
Location Sandy, Oregon

Single Day Programs

Animal Tracks & Sign 1 single day
Have you ever seen tracks on the ground and wondered which animal made them? Come learn how to identify, read and trail the trails you find. Tuition $49

Nature Observation & Awareness 1 single day
All our ancestors were far more aware of their surroundings than their modern descendants. Explore techniques that develop a greater connection to nature. Through real world exercises, heighten awareness, increase mindfulness, train movement for stealth and develop a closer realtionship to the natural world. Tuition $49


Classes are at our camp locations in Sandy, Oregon. Students are responsible for their own site transport.


Be sure you can make all or most of the weekends. Due to group size limits, we do not offer credits for absences.

Enhancing Nature Connection in the Modern-day Field Days

In person field days are 9 AM - 4 PM

  • August 1, 2021 Field Day
  • August 8, 2021 Field Day
  • August 15, 2021 Field Day

Prepare Ahead

  • Please bring the following items: water bottle, food, portable hand sanitizer and any items in packing list we email.

Covid 19 Related Information

  • All participants must were a cloth or disposable CDC-recommended face covering mask. Use fitted masks exclusively as these have been proven more effective.
  • Please take your temperature each day before attend and assess any Covid symptoms.
  • If covid symptoms are present, do not attend programming and contact us to record absence.
  • We organize class space to maximize social distance.
  • When transporting or indoors we keep everything well ventilated. Dress with warm layers to accommodate this.

Please contact us with any additional questions regarding health and safety