Please Note

Summer of 2018 there will be no day classes offered for students 17 & under. Watch for our wilderness immersion programs. Please click here for a link to our latest newsletter explaining our newly changing programs.

Upcoming Courses And Events

Community Living & Caretaking, Summer 2018

Dates: July 23 - Aug. 1, 2018

Location: CT Wilderness Campus

Cost: $75 per household, to cover sanitation, propane, etc.

Who: Any former staff ages 14+, or graduates of our Fox Trail ages 16+. **Each person please register through the website. We may require a follow-up application.** -- A welcome letter will be sent following your completed registration with details about the gathering.


Join us for 10 fun-filled days on the “Mountain” to live in community with each other as Coyote Trails evolves into the next iteration of “Earth Living.”  We will be giving back to Earth Teach Forest Park by caretaking for Pete Cotton in thanks for the 16+ years of Coyote Trails programs upon the mountain. Each member of the tribe will be responsible for their portion of community food & help with community chores, as we are each responsible for our Self. 

You are responsible for attaining your own transportation to/from “the mountain.”

NOLS Wilderness First Aid (WFA), May 5-6, 2018

(Lodging and meals will not be provided. A list of local restaurants & hotels will be provided to you upon registration.) **Please arrive 15 minutes early on the first day of class**

Fast paced and hands-on, this two-day course covers a wide range of wilderness medicine topics for people who travel in the outdoors. Whether spending time in the backcountry is your passion or your profession, you should never have to ask, "What do I do now?" In this course, you'll learn how to prepare for the unexpected.

In just two days, you will have the knowledge, skills and ability to make sound decisions in emergency situations. This course is ideal for trip leaders, camp staff, outdoor enthusiasts and individuals in remote locations. NOLS Wilderness Medicine's course is pre-approved by such organizations as the American Camping Association, the United States Forest Service, and other governmental agencies. This course does not include CPR.

Upon completion of the program, you will be nationally recognized as certified in Wilderness First Aid (WFA) from NOLS Wilderness Medicine. Scenarios, and practice sessions will take place both inside and outside. Please dress accordingly and bring a waterbottle.  

Age: 16+
Date: May 5-6, 2018 (Saturday-Sunday)
Time: 8am-5pm
Fee: $225
Location: Coyote Trails Nature Center (click here for directions)
Instruction by: NOLS Wilderness Medicine Instructors
Pre-requisite: None required.

Ninja Movement Training, Mar. 18, 2018

Ages: 7-70+

Mobility and stealth exercises will help you tap into your inner ninja. Did someone say "peaceful warrior"?

Tuition: $20
Date: March 18, 2018
Time: 1-3pm
Location: CT Nature Center (directions here)

Cancellation Policy: Notification of cancellation needs to be received four (4) days prior to the day of your class in order to receive a full refund minus a $10 processing fee per transaction. No refunds are issued if cancellation occurs within four (4) days of your class.

Rogue River Steelhead, Mar. 18, 2018

Ages: 8-Adult

Embark on the amazing journey of wild, Rogue River Steelhead! Unravel the mystery of this incredible native fish from life in a small tributary stream, into the Rogue River, the Pacific Ocean, and back. Spawning Steelhead beat tall odds and travel over 100 miles upriver to reach their natal stream in the Rogue Valley!

Local guest instructor: Jim Andras -- a professional fly fishing guide with over 10 years of experience on the Rogue River. He is an advocate for wild Steelhead. 

Tuition: $5
Date: Sunday, March 18, 2018
Time: 10-11:30am
Location: CT Nature Center (directions here

Caring for our Monarchs Responsibly, Mar. 10, 2018

Ages: 10-Adult

Want to provide a safe place for wild monarch caterpillars to grow and be re-released into the wild? This informative workshop will include: milkweed sources, enclosure selection, handling caterpillars, chrysalis issues, predators, parasites and disease, cleaning vs. sterilizing, when to euthanize and how to do it.

Local guest instructor: Robert Coffan

Tuition: $10
Date: Saturday, March 10
Time: 1:00-3:30pm
Location: CT Nature Center (directions here)