Join the Trackers Homeschool Outdoor Skills Program!
A Fall to Spring program that teaches outdoor skills 1-day a week.
Trackers Earth offers award-winning programs for Homeschool families. We are a homeschool program where kids find friends while sharing in adventures with a team of like-minded peers. Expert Outdoor Educators guide students to explore outdoor skills and leadership.
Choose Trackers Homeschool
Our priority: Care for your child. We set the standard of safety for outdoor camps in Oregon and beyond. Many programs look to us for best practices in teaching skills to children.
Old & New Friends
Homeschoolers return time & again. Your child makes new friends and connect with old ones. Our professional educators foster teamwork through all summer camp activities and curriculum.
Experienced educators teach authentic skills. Our training is highly respected in the field. Chosen through intensive interviews and background checks, the maturity of our staff is unparalleled.
Choose Your Program
Our homeschool program offers different options for different families. Our Adventure and Leadership programs travel by bus or van to wilderness sites. Our Craft & Skills programs teach afternoon courses at our SE Portland Studio. Options include:
Ages 4-5 Rovers Forest Adventures 9 AM - 2 PM, Weekly, Options M, T, W, Th, F
Rovers Forest Days is a separate program with options every day of the week. This age group builds the foundations of comfort and confidence in the outdoors. Learn more
Age 6-9 Homeschool Outdoor Adventure 9 AM - 4 PM, Weekly, Options M, T, W, Th, F
Learn skills of shelter, fire, and outdoor safety. Train archery and discover woodworking for forest craft. Explore farm craft and the world of wild plants. Read maps and learn to navigate by sky and compass. Create handwork and tools, from fiber arts to stone work.
Age 10-17 Homeschool Outdoor Leadership 9 AM - 4 PM, Weekly, Options M, T, W, Th, F
Get hands-on experience with outdoor skills such as kayaking, rock climbing, hiking, snowshoeing, archery, navigation, and gear care—along with wilderness survival and traditional Trackers skills. Through the guidance of professional Outdoor Educators, elevate your capacity for leadership in the outdoors and beyond. Please note, many of these skills are weather and season dependent. For example, kayaking and rock climbing may be limited to Fall and Spring, while snowshoeing may be limited to Winter.
Age 7-17 Realms of Cascadia: Elves, Wizards & Dragons 9 AM - 4 PM, Weekly, Options Th
Develop your character and get experience in essential outdoor skills. Become an Elf, Wizard, Ranger, or more! Bring cosplay to life. Create your costume and questing tools for your wilderness adventures. Live the game. Experience an ongoing role-playing saga that continues the adventure. Weave these tales into an epic year-long story, questing with all your friends. Always remember, the fate of the Realms is in your hands!
Ages 4-17 Homeschool Craft & Skills 12:30 PM - 2:15 PM, Weekly, Options M, T, W, Th, F
These afternoon courses teach traditional arts and crafts. Courses include Art of Nature (Ages 4-6), Woodworking, Archery, Blacksmithing, Martial Arts, or Table Top Role-Playing Games. Register or Learn More
Different age groups have customized learning experiences.
Ages 4-5 ∙ Ages 6-7 ∙ Ages 8-9 ∙ Ages 10-12 ∙ Ages 13-16
Our Homeschool Mentors are experienced educators teaching authentic skills. They are facilitators of thoughtful growth through the power of nature and community.
How It Works
Mentoring Days 1-day a week, Fall to Spring
At our Weekly Mentoring Days, Homeschool Students join a team of friends learning in nature with our Teachers. For flexibility, we offer two drop-off locations and four different days (register below):
W Portland 6100 SW Raab Rd Options one day a week—Monday
SE Portland 4617 SE Milwaukie Ave Options any day of the week—Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday or Friday
Optional Community & Family Programs Dates Vary
Homeschool students and immediate family get free admission to Archery Range and Community Events.
Pay a $50 non-refundable deposit for each day in the 10-week term.
Complete the remaining tuition in a 3-month payment plan, with the first payment due 2-weeks before term.
To make our programs more affordable for families, we offer multi-day and self-transport discounts:
|2-day registration - 5% discount||4-day registration - 15% discount|
|3-day registration - 10% discount||5-day registration - 20% discount|
|Full-payment - additional 5% discount|