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Twin Eagles Wilderness School
Greetings from Twin Eagles Wilderness School! Here in the midst of the winter season, we're appreciative of this quieter time of year. A thick blanket of snow covers the ground here in the Inland Northwest. This is always a special time to be out on the land, following clear strings of animal tracks, working on earth crafts, and spending plenty of time telling stories around warm fires in our natural shelters.
eNewsletter - January 2018
We're gearing up for full spring and summer camp seasons, and we're excited share all the news below. Enjoy!
Here is what we have in store for you in this months eNewsletter:
- Please Vote for Twin Eagles Wilderness School!
- Tim speaking at the Men's Wellness Summit
- Father Son Wilderness Program 2018
- Weekend Teen Wilderness Programs 2018
- Spring Alive! Spring Break Camp 2018
- Summer Camps 2018 Now Enrolling
- Looking for Summer Camp Adult Volunteers & Paid Staff
Please Vote for Twin Eagles Wilderness School
Voting has just begun for "Best Summer Camp" at The Inlander, a local newspaper in Spokane, Washington. Winning this award would be a big deal for us, and we've got a good chance of doing so, but only if you and your fiends vote for us!
I know your life is busy, but taking just a few minutes to vote for Twin Eagles as "Best Summer Camp" will make a big difference.
Here's how you can vote:
If you have any trouble with the process or need help, just let us know. Please share this message with your friends and family, and remember to vote! Thanks!
- Click on this link: http://bestof.inlander.com/
- Create an account - either within their system or by linking your Facebook account.
- Once you're logged in, cast your votes! Be sure to go to the "Recreation" category and then type in "Twin Eagles Wilderness School" under "Best Summer Camp".
- Be sure to answer the minimum number of questions so that your ballot will count. Twin Eagles Wilderness School as "Best Summer Camp" counts for one answer.
Tim Corcoran Featured at the Men's Wellness Summit
We're excited to inform you that our school co-Director and co-Founder Tim Corcoran is an honored speaker alongside Dr. Dan Siegel, Alison Armstrong, Ben Greenfield, and 30 other men's holistic wellness experts. Tim's topic is "One with Nature, One with Health", and will be speaking on the role of nature in human development, the power of having a tribe, and the significance of rites of passage and finding your purpose.
Men often find themselves stuck, unmotivated and unwilling to participate in their own journeys to improved health. They're often scared to know the truth about their conditions because they'll be deemed less of a man. Preventable conditions continue to kill men at higher rates than any other chronic condition. Feelings of anxiety, depression, and disconnection are also crippling men and preventing them from living fully.
The Men's Wellness Summit is designed to help men do better. Check it out here!
Father-Son Wilderness Program
For fathers and their 7 - 12 year old sons
Friday May 4 - Monday May 7, 2018
Medicine Circle Eco-Retreat - Priest River, Idaho
Imagine taking four days with your son(s), and connecting deeply with nature and your boy(s) through ancestral wilderness survival skills, all within a small "tribe" of other fathers & sons that are like minded with similar values.
Since the dawn of time, fathers and sons have bonded deeply in and with the wilderness. Ancestral wilderness skills have an innate ability to deepen the Father-Son connection like nothing else. This Spring, we're running a very special Father-Son Wilderness Program at Twin Eagles. During this program, we'll make fire by friction, build and sleep in natural shelters, learn traditional hunting and gathering techniques, and track wild animals. Primitive wilderness survival isn't a "Man vs. Wild" scenario, it is an opportunity to build a deep relationship with the Earth. As you and your son do so, you'll find that your relationship with your son deepens in powerful ways.
We'll have facilitated, open heart Father-Son relationship deepening time, and of course opportunities to connect with the other fathers and sons present. Just as our earth based ancestors did, we'll utilize traditional earth based spiritual practices to help facilitate the connection, and have surprise elements too. We're looking for fathers and sons who are ready to open their bodies, minds, and hearts to a deeper connection, have epic fun, and take the time to connect with what matters most.
Interested, or know someone who might be? Learn more here.
Weekend Teen Wilderness Programs
Twin Eagles Seasonal Teen Rendezvous
For teens ages 13 - 18 · Locations throughout the Inland Northwest
Weekends run Friday evening through Sunday Afternoon
Spring 2018 Session Now Enrolling
Twin Eagles Seasonal Teen Rendezvous offers awesome experiences to teens throughout the Inland Northwest and beyond to sink deep roots to the earth through wilderness skills while soaring high through full-on group adventures. Teens learn leadership by working together as well as applying their sensitivities through ancient earth based skills and crafts. This is a powerful opportunity for teens to encounter the wild around them. As well, teens have a chance to touch their own inner wildness by giving unique voice to their inner selves amongst a community of peers and mentors.
Click here to learn more about Twin Eagles Seasonal Teen Rendezvous!
Spring Alive! Spring Break Camps
For kids ages 6 - 13 · Spokane, WA
Tue Apr 3, Wed Apr 4, & Thu Apr 5 · 9 am - 3 pm
Spring in the Inland Northwest is an amazing time, full of inspiration. The snow has melted, and the landscape is coming back to life with all kinds of flowers blooming, frogs & salamanders crawling about, and young animals & birds being birthed into the world. Indeed, all of life is being renewed! Twin Eagles Spring Alive! spring break camps are the perfect way to help get your kids outside to enjoy this precious time of year. Like all Twin Eagles Youth Programs, our spring break camps bring out the best in kids by connecting them intimately to the natural world, forging resilient community ties, and developing authentic self-awareness. Click here to learn more about our Spring Alive! Spring Break Camps
Summer Camps 2018 Now Enrolling!
At Twin Eagles, we believe that connecting deeply with nature is critical to whole child development. The experiences we offer bring kids back to a simpler, more connected way of life where their senses are honed to once again hear the call of the wild, revel in the feeling of mud squishing between their toes, delight in the beauty of wildflowers, and listen to the music in mountain streams. Kids develop authentic resiliency through real world challenges and traditional earth based skills as they experience the deep peace of the natural world.
Our highly trained instructors draw out kids' passions through nature based activities like:
This coming summer we are offering fourteen full weeks of summer camp in Sandpoint, Coeur d'Alene, Spokane, and Priest River. They include:
- Making fire by friction
- Learning edible & medicinal plants
- Exploring natural mysteries
- Tracking wild animals
- Building natural shelters
- Discovering the language of the forest
- Training as the native scouts of old did
- Learning earth based crafts, stories, songs
- and much, much more!
This summer we are continuing our inspirational theme based day camps here at Twin Eagles! 2018 Day Camp themes include:
These theme based camps are only for our day camps for kids ages 6 - 13, and are very popular. That said, we especially encourage you to register for these soon!
- Nature Adventurers Day Camp - Mystery and adventure await all those who heed the call of the wild. Have you ever looked out onto a wild landscape, and imagined all the possible natural adventures, just waiting to be experienced?
- Wilderness Survival Day Camp - There is an ancient calling deep in the heart to experience the freedom and adventure of living wild and free, close to nature - to provide for one's own needs directly from the Earth...
- Nature Ninjas Day Camp - Nature ninjas are the eyes and ears of the tribe, protectors of the village. They are masters of stealth, camouflage, and invisibility, traveling unseen and unheard amongst the shadows...
For full information on our summer camps, check out our Twin Eagles Summer Camp web page here.
Looking for Summer Camp Adult Volunteers & Paid Staff
We are currently looking for Volunteer Assistant Instructors who are open to a transformational experience being professionally trained as a Deep Nature Connection Mentor. Volunteers will learn new wilderness skills, network with other nature based mentors, and develop a powerful sense of place, all while supporting a worthy cause. As you steep in our authentic nature based community, you'll develop passion, purpose, gratitude, confidence, and leadership. You'll have tons of fun experiencing a truly inspirational vision of hope as you are mentored to develop your fullest potential in service to the Earth and future generations!. Click here for more info on volunteering at Twin Eagles!
We are also looking to hire Lead Instructors and a Program Director. We're offering paid positions based on experience, with accommodations & meals provided for overnight camps. Have a blast working in a powerful deep nature connection mentoring culture, and deepening your mentoring expertise while supporting a common Vision of restoring hope in today's youth. We're known for crafting a culture of authentic depth mentoring. Contact us for more info on working with Twin Eagles.
co-Director & co-Founder
Twin Eagles Wilderness School
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