Year Round: Preserving the wilderness...

Outdoor Wilderness Living Experience (OWLE)
Ancestral Skills Program (ASP)
Preschool Program- "Through the Eyes of a Naturalist"

Summers Camps: For generations to come...

Summer in the Woods
Little Chipmunks
Self-Sufficiency Day Camp for Kids
Forest Summer Camp
Primitive Skills

Workshops: Through education today

Bow Making Workshop
Knife Making Workshop
Traditional Arrow Making Workshop
3-Day Survival Program
Rites of Passage
Basket Making Workshop
Individual Survival Courses for Men and Women

News From the Woods

Full sessions are indicated below, updated on 7/13/17

FULL - FAIRIES, FORTS & MAGIC STONES - Exploring the Magic of the Forest
June 26-June 30 from 9:00-3:00 at Yost Park in Edmonds. Ages 7-13.
Lead instructor: Eric "Little Bear" Kitching
Sign up for the whole week or your choice of days - $200 for the week or $55 per day.

SUMMER IN THE WOODS AT YOST - 9:00 to 3:00 - Monday through Friday at Yost Park in Edmonds - Begins July 3rd and runs thru August 25th – Four 2 week sessions - Ages 7 to 13 - $375 for a two week session – Lead Instructor: Eric “Little Bear” Kitching.
FULL - Session 1 – July 3rd to 14th
FULL Session 2 – July 17th to 28th
FULL - Session 3 – July 31st to Aug. 11th
2 SPACES AVAILABLE - Session 4 – Aug. 14th to 25th

FOREST CAMP - 8:30 to 3:30 - Monday through Friday at Yost Park in Edmonds  - Ages 7 to 13 –Tuition $225 for a week – Lead Instructor: Rachael Witt
FULL - Session 1 – July 3rd to 7th
FULL - Session 2 - July 10 to 14
FULL - Session 3 - July 17 to 21
FULL - Session 4 - July 24 to 28

LITTLE CHIPMUNKS CAMP IN LYNNWOOD- 10:00 TO 1:00 – Three day sessions of playing in the Lynnwood woods. Your choice of one or all four sessions – Open to students ages 4 to 6 -– Tuition $105 per session – Lead Instructor Brian “Wapiti” Harris
FULL - Session 1 – July 5, 6 & 7
FULL - Session 2 - July 10, 12 & 14
FULL - Session 3 - July 17, 19 & 21
FULL -  Session 4 - July 24, 26 & 28

PRIMITIVE SKILLS CAMP - 9:00 TO 3:00 – A week of intense projects – Two Sessions – At Coyote Camp in Edmonds – Ages 8 to 13 - $245 per session – Instructor Jeremy Cobb
FULL - Session 1 – July 17 to 21
FULL - Session 2 - July 31 to Aug 4

SURVIVAL SKILLS IMMERSION 4 DAY– August 14th thru 17th – Four days of survival skills and personal   discovery – Must be 13 or older and have some outdoor experience – Must register by May 1st – Group maximum is ten- Tuition $365. Lead Guides: Ted Packard & Leah “Sparrow” Houghton

A Little History

Welcome to Quiet Heart Wilderness School. Established in 1997, Quiet Heart is a wilderness education program designed to enhance students understanding of the natural world, and instill in them a sense of stewardship toward their planet and its creatures. Through exploration of nature, as well as the sharing of knowledge and lore of the Ancestors, Quiet Heart students gain a sense of comfort and respect for the natural world of which they are a part. Led by experienced instructors, students will find courses and programs on topics such as primitive and survival skills, edible and medicinal plants, animal tracking, wilderness navigation, awareness skills, team building and problem solving. Quiet Heart’s various programs range from Through the eyes of a Naturalist our preschool program, OWLE for 8 to 15 year olds, and many other family programs and courses. Quiet Heart is all about learning by doing and having fun.

Quiet Heart has been serving families of South Snohomish and North King Counties from Seattle and Shoreline to Woodinville and Redmond  for over 20 years!

view our course calendar 2017 click here