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Deep Nature Connection, Survival, Wilderness Awareness and Skills, Solo Rite of Passage, Bird Language, Community, Inner Tracking, NVC Leadership, Nature Mentor Apprenticeship. We offer a range of programs, from day-long to year round.

The international Art of Mentoring with Jon Young is coming to BC, Canada, for the first time in August 2016. Don’t miss this dynamic, unforgettable week-long community experience in nature connection and culture.


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Fire Making Workshop

Primitive Fire Making Ignite a Spark in your Life! Sunday May 28, 2017 Salt Spring Island, BC Learn the magic of making fire without matches using ancient earth-based techniques.   Explore the element of fire while deepening your connections to Self, Community and...

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Wild Impulse! Dance and Nature

Dance Temple Salt Spring and Wisdom of the Earth unite for this unique opportunity to explore our deep connection to the natural world, our community and our selves.   You were born wild and free, with natural impulses, a creative fire, and instincts to sense the...

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Art of Mentoring 2017

We're doing it again!   BC ART OF MENTORING 2017 A Deep Nature Connection Community Experience August 21-27, 2017 Salt Spring Island, BC   We're FULL! Registration is now CLOSED!     Join us for a dynamic, week-long community gathering with programs for youth, adults,...

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9-month Nature Connection Journey

We are presently accepting applications for our 9-month NATURE CONNECTION MENTORING JOURNEY 2017 A Transformational Journey of Awareness and Deep Connection with Self, Community and Nature Begins April 1st! Please contact Ingrid at to apply.  ...

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Discover Bird Language

Discover Bird Language Saturday May 13, 2017   8:00am to 3:00pm Salt Spring Island, BC Experience Life Through the Awareness of the Birds A way to deepen your connections to nature, self, & others  Bring more presence to all that you do     Understanding the language...

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4-weekend Survival Rite of Passage

COMING HOME TO THE WILD Survival Course and Rite of Passage for Adults May 21, 28, June 11, 24-25, 2017 Salt Spring Island, BC Navigation • Shelter • Food • Water • Fire Awareness • Gratitude • Empathy • Initiation   Can you imagine yourself spending a night alone in...

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Way of the Wild 8-week Course

8-WEEK WILDERNESS SKILLS PROGRAM FOR ADULTS 8 Saturdays, each with a specific focus October to December, 2016 Dates TBA Explore the Wild outdoors to discover the Wild within! Discover what it means to be truly alive.   Connect deeply with the natural world and learn...

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Inner Tracking Journey

Renewal of Creative Path – Inner Tracking Journey   Navigating the inner ecology of self to live your life’s purpose   Create the fully connected life you long for! Wednesday evenings for 6 weeks, starting February 15, 2017, 6:30-9:00pm at Stowel Lake Farm, Salt...

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Become a Wisdom of the Earth Nature Mentor Apprentice!   Do you dream of learning ancient wilderness survival skills, like fire making or tanning hides? Are you wanting to grow a deeper knowledge of place, connecting with plants, animals, birds, and elements? Do you...

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We enroll families throughout the year. If you are interested in any of our family programs please click here to fill out an application form.