Outrider Camps

Authentic Adventure Education

Summer Camps Eugene Oregon Kids Youth Nature Adventure Outdoors Skills Theme Archery Fishing Tracking Stealth Wilderness Survival Blacksmithing Mobile Day Camps Outriders

 

 

The Core of Outriders: Wherewithal, Traditional Skills, & Traditional Living Technology, Navigation, Well-being, Tracking, Carving, Archery, Fishing, Fire making, Stealth and Stalking, Plant Identification & Visions of Environmental Stewardship.

We seek balanced relationships between people, plants, & places.

We honor paying attention & being aware.

We create individual growth & friendship in our old-school outdoor survival skills camp environment.

We work with people who are responsible to lead outdoor skills instruction safely.

 

Examples of Questions which we often pose to Campers:

  • How do you do? (Howdy?)
  • Have you been to Outdoor style camps before? 
  • Where is your water bottle? How much water is in there?
  • What are the 3 rules of Camp? 
  • Cool stick. What is its purpose? 
  • Did you bring a knife to Camp?
  • Are you following ALL the rules of Carving
  • Would you like to shoot archery?
  • What do you think is the purpose of this activity?
  • Would anyone like to drink more water?
  • Did you hear that bird? Song or alarm?
  • Do you recognize this track? 
  • Do you see a trail?
  • What did our ancestors use to hunt those big furry things?
  • What makes YOU an OUTRIDER ?  

 

Every passing hour brings the Solar System forty three thousand miles closer to Globular Cluster M13 in Hercules — and still there are some misfits who insist that there is no such thing as progress.
— Kurt Vonnegut, Sirens of Titan