a person who has a love for the wild and operates with a deep connection and respect for the natural world, seeing themselves as a part of the bigger whole. Creativity, beauty, wonder, magic, kindness, relationship, stewardship, mindfulness and gratitude are just some of the qualities an EarthKeeper tries to cultivate as well as learning all about the natural world, having adventures and making things with their hands and hearts.
A year-long apprentice program for middle and high school age teens that brings an adult-level of wild crafts, folk arts, wilderness skills and challenges to a small group of engaged young adults.
Our lively year-long Earth Keeper program for elementary age kids (2nd-5th grade) full of wild crafting, botany, music, wilderness skills, and creative arts that follows the wheel of the year in our wondrous forest classroom.
Join a group of other wildings in the enchanted forest as you quest to gather the secrets of the trees, meeting magical creatures along the way and unlocking the forest’s greatest treasure!
This day camp is a fantasy based adventure camp for those that love nature, imagination and magic.
It includes art, storytelling, wildcrafting, wilderness skills, games, nature connection, botany, music and more!
Wild Daughters Camp is a teen girls camp that meets at different trailheads every day to explore the wild beauty of our region through adventures to waterfalls, rivers and lakes.
Through our adventures together and by sharing a wide range of nature skills with them, we want to challenge your daughters, nurture their love of nature, help them build confidence, have a super fun time and inspire them to be themselves in an ever-changing world.
Earth Keeper programs are held at our family land which is a beautiful 5 acres of cottonwood groves, mossy cedars, hills of ponderosa and sunlit meadows only 10 minutes from Sand point, ID.
Our campus includes the Earth Lodge, an open-air round wood cedar pavilion classroom at the edge of the cottonwood grove and the Sky Lodge, a 20 foot diameter shelter up in the forest. Classes happen in our outdoor classroom and under the two open air shelters rain, shine or snow.
The tuition for our year-long programs ( Teen Thursday and Forest Friday) is $400 per session to be paid in full by the first day of each session.
We are expecting if you sign your child up that it is a commitment for the year. It is important to have solidity for the group dynamic.
Summer Camp tuition varies depending on the camp but a five day camp is $200-$250 to be paid in full by the first day of camp.
We do have a few scholarships available. Please let us know if you would like to be considered for a scholarship and we will send you the application.
In signing up for Earth Keepers you are not only investing in your child’s education but investing in the Earth and in creating a more sustainable and connected future for us all.
If you or someone you know would like to make an additional donation to Earth Keepers to help nurture this ember, additional donations will be used to fund more amazing opportunities for the youth in our community.