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Wilderness Skills

Wilderness Skills

Ever wonder what to do if you’re lost in the wild? Join one of our experienced instructors for a fun and adventurous jaunt through the wilderness where you’ll learn to build a debris shelter, collect and treat water, build a fire, and discuss the essentials to make sure you’re prepared any time you are headed out on a hike in the woods. Cost: $20 per person Availability: Pre-registration is required. Duration: 2 hours Ages: Ages 5+ (Children must be accompanied by an adult.) Led by: Moriah Other Info: Be sure to wear comfortable shoes for hiking, and bring sunscreen and bug spray. Register at... Read More
Archery/ Tomahawk Throwing

Archery/ Tomahawk Throwing

Enjoy a short hike through the Earthshine Lodge 76-acre property and learn the basics of shooting and throwing. Our instructor(s) will show you the basics, give you some pointers, and maintain a safe archery and tomahawk throwing range. Equipment is provided. Availability: Pre-registration is required. Duration: About 2 hours Ages: Ages 5+ (Children must accompanied by an adult.) Led by: Earthshine staff Other Info: Be sure to wear clothes comfortable to hiking in the... Read More
Creek Hike & Gem Mining

Creek Hike & Gem Mining

Put on your water shoes and bathing suits, and join us for a creek exploration – hiking up one of our favorite creeks! Embrace summer by cooling off and going on an aquatic adventure together. Highlights include gem mining along the way in the creek and an Earthshine sliding rock experience. A fun summer outing for families! All participants must be comfortable in water, and be able to bend over and crawl up moving water on their hands and feet. Availability: Pre-registration is required. Duration: 2 hours, including the hike, gem mining, and spending time at the natural rock slide Ages: Ages 5 and up welcome, must be able to walk in the rough terrain of the creek – children CANNOT be carried at any point. (Children must be accompanied by an adult.) Led by: Moriah Other Info: Be sure to wear closed-toed water shoes – remember, you are walking and playing in the creek! Register:... Read More
Blacksmithing Basics for Kids

Blacksmithing Basics for Kids

Our Blacksmithing & Brews experience has been so popular, we didn’t want to leave anyone out of the fun! Our seasoned educator Mo has been teaching hands-on living history at Earthshine for over sixteen years. Under his expert guidance, kids will all have the chance to stoke the coal fire, hammer glowing metal straight from forge, and learn all kinds of the stories behind the craft. Everyone will get to make their own hand-forged souvenir to take home. We’ll emphasize safety procedures throughout the entire program. Each participant will have their own set of safety equipment, including gloves and safety glasses. Cost: $35 per person Availability: Pre-registration is required. Duration: 2 hours Ages: Ages 6 and over; children must accompanied by an adult. Led by:... Read More
How to Build the Ultimate Campfire & S’more Making

How to Build the Ultimate Campfire & S’more Making

Learn all sorts of cool ways to make awesome and safe campfires, then try your new favorite technique as you build your own fire with your family or friends. Of course, the best way to test your campfire is to make s’mores and we’ll have all the marshmallows, graham crackers, and chocolate you need. Availability: Pre-registration is required. Duration: 2 hours Ages: All ages welcome (Children must be accompanied by an adult.) Led by: Moriah Other Info: Please let us know if you or anyone in your party have food... Read More