Confidence.
Resilience.
Nature Kinship.

Confidence. Resilience. Nature Kinship.

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Semester-long fall/spring programs for ages 3-13

Coyote Kids! Afterschool
At local Eugene/Springfield schools
2-hours weekly, right after school

(Spring registration now OPEN!)

Coyote Kids! Immersion
At Mount Pisgah Arboretum
4-hours weekly, 9:30-1:30

(Spring registration now OPEN!)

Unique nature connection programs, utilizing an approach rooted in ancient knowledge, filled with real-life experience, and sprinkled with a touch of mystery. More than just outdoor play, we transform the way students see the world.


9-month programs for middle/high school age

F.O.R.E.S.T.
Profound, flagship 9-month experience
2-hours weekly + monthly outings

(Registration is now CLOSED.)

F.O.R.E.S.T. Understory
9-month series that builds epic skills
Full-day once a month on Saturdays

(Registration now OPEN!)

For students dedicated to personal growth to work with some of our most veteran staff to deepen their nature and survival skills as well as nurture their leadership abilities. FOREST students become confident leaders who work to expand their skills and push their personal comfort edges.

 

Year-round immersive experiences for ages 6-17

Nature Camps

Winter Break Camps
At Hendricks Park
For grades 1st-7th

(Registration now OPEN!)

Summer Camps
At local parks and wilderness retreats
Week-long day camps and overnight camps

(Registration opens in January)

The perfect blend of adventure play, fantasy, and outdoor skills. Nature camps help kids build self-confidence, develop strong social skills, learn to assess risk, cultivate a passion for learning and discovery, grow their leadership skills, and become resilient to life’s challenges.

Coyote Outdoor School

During the regular school year, Oregon fifth and sixth graders attend 3-6 day Outdoor School programs and receive funding from the state to cover costs. At Coyote Outdoor School, students develop better scientific skills and ecological understanding but also greater self-confidence, new human and non-human friends, curiosity to discover more, and gratitude for nature’s gifts. Our overnight programs enhance students’ connection to self, community, and nature. 

More than just playing outside…
CHANGING LIVES WITH MENTORING IN NATURE CONNECTION

Experienced Professionals

Hands-on Attention

Based in Eugene, Oregon

"My child adores the programs and camps put on by Whole Earth. Whether for a day, a week, or the whole semester, he always has an adventure and learns so much. He is much more aware of his surroundings and the effect we have on them."
"These camps provide more than just outside play time. The kids come away with a real knowledge of ecology and our place in the wilderness. The whole program is well organized and authentic in its commitment to teaching our kids to respect and honor our natural surroundings. Bravo."
"I appreciate that the kids have experiences that are just outside their comfort zone. The instructors provide a safe and caring environment for all children to grow and learn. Our girls have learned a lot of new skills and gained great confidence in being outdoors."