Rangers Apprenticeship
Stealth, Archery & Wilderness Survival

Join our Rangers Guild! 1 weekend a month, Fall to Spring

Become a Ranger! Train in stealth, archery, and wilderness survival with expert Trackers Guides. Build shelters and forts. Learn to skillfully use a woodcarving knife. Master the skills of fire craft. Hone your focus with a bow and arrow at our archery range. Delve into the art of camouflage, becoming virtually invisible while playing fun games of forest stealth.


Rangers Apprenticeship

Through our apprenticeships, expert Trackers Guides act as mentors to youth and teens learning in a small team of fellow Trackers. Kids share epic adventures while learning real outdoor skills:

Wilderness Survival & Archery: Master the essentials of wilderness survival, including shelter building, fire-making, and the identification of wild plants. Train in field archery at our private ranges. Learn woodworking to create useful forest crafts.

Tracking & Navigation: Journey into the amazing world of wildlife while training to become an expert tracker, following the hidden trails of deer, elk, foxes, and bobcats. Hone your orienteering skills by navigating with a compass, map, the sun, and more.

Stealth & Invisibility: Engage in the specialized Rangers martial art of stealth and invisibility, known as the Curriculum of Shadows. Develop awareness, strategy, and leadership skills. Get camouflaged and engage in epic games of forest stealth.

Our Team

Our mentoring team includes our top Trackers staff featuring:

  • Expertise in mentoring and Trackers skills.
  • Low student-to-guide ratio facilitating personal, team-based learning.
  • Background checked with First Aid & CPR certification.
  • Trained in outdoor safety and the Trackers Earth curriculum.

Our Place

For Apprenticeships, we use buses or vans to journey from our drop site to authentic wilderness locations, featuring local forests, farms, and fishing spots. Each site is unique, specifically chosen for the day's activity, bringing kids to incredible places where they can both learn and grow in the skills Trackers teaches.

Mentoring Programs

Our school-year programs aim to ignite an adventurous spirit in every student. Guides mentor Apprentices in Trackers skills to develop teamwork, connect to nature, and build independence. Our curriculum is tailored to each age group and adapts creatively to the unique interests of each team:

Grade K-1: Inspiring curiosity through imagination and play in nature.
Grade 2-3: Encouraging fun, hands-on exploration and discovery.
Grades 4-5: Fostering independence and connection to friends and the natural world.
Grades 6-8: Empowering confidence with skills of self-awareness and adaptability.
Grades 9-12: Advancing service and leadership through ecological and community stewardship.

Choose Your Schedule

9 Field Days: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
When choosing, be sure your child can make most weekends.
Due to group size limits, we cannot switch between schedules.
We offer make-up days for weather-related postponements.
The Graduation BBQ is May 10, 2025

Schedule Options



Grades 1 / 2-5 / 6-9
  • September 14, 2024 - Field Day
  • October 5, 2024 - Field Day
  • October 26, 2024 - Field Day
  • November 16, 2024 - Field Day
  • January 4, 2025 - Field Day
  • February 1, 2025 - Field Day
  • March 1, 2025 - Field Day
  • March 22, 2025 - Field Day
  • April 26, 2025 - Field Day
  • May 10, 2025 - Graduation Day



Grades 1 / 2-5 / 6-9
  • September 29, 2024 - Field Day
  • October 20, 2024 - Field Day
  • November 10, 2024 - Field Day
  • December 15, 2024 - Field Day
  • January 19, 2025 - Field Day
  • February 23, 2025 - Field Day
  • March 16, 2025 - Field Day
  • April 13, 2025 - Field Day
  • May 18, 2025 - Field Day
  • May 10, 2025 - Graduation Day