Fall Registration NOW OPEN!

OWLE (Outdoor Wilderness Living Experience)- Ages 8-13

“I love Wilderness School! It is a great way to learn what the Indians did and it helps me learn about ways to survive in the wilderness alone." - Brian, Owle student

“My daughter LOVES OWLE! Thanks for being such amazing guides” – Melissa

“You have changed my life and my son’s.  Getting him into the outdoors with you has had a huge impact on who he is becoming.  It is so clear to me that this is feeding his soul.  Thanks again.” - Paula

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OWLE is our day long Friday or Saturday program.  Students spend each day, sharing responsibilities as a tribe and practicing skills that our ancient ancestors once knew. We play together, learn together and do chores together. We learn how to build emergency shelters, make primitive arrows, collect pitch from conifers for glue, how to make a fire pit, build and maintain a fire. Then there is lunch, where students learn to cook over a fire, another new experience!

This unique program is offered on two different days at two different locations, the choice is yours.  Friday OWLE is held at Three Eagles Camp in the Woodinville area, while the Saturday program is held at Coyote Camp in Edmonds.

Fall 2018

Location: Three Eagles Camp, Woodinville Area (Friday Program); Coyote Camp, Edmonds (Saturday Program)

Dates: Sept. 14- Dec. 14 (Friday Program); Sept. 15- Dec. 15 (Saturday Program)

Time: 10-4

Tuition: $632 for the full fall season, $460 every other week

Register for Friday OWLE                              Register for Saturday OWLE

Winter Season: Jan 11 and 12 to Feb. 15 and 16

Spring Season: Mar. 1 and 2 to June 7 and 8

ANCESTRAL SKILLS PROGRAM- Ages 13+ (some outdoor experience required)

“Just wanted to say a quick thank you for the wonderful experience our son had earlier today with you.  He clearly had a magical, special day that he will hold dear forever.  I appreciate all the work you guys put into your time with the kids.  Thanks again.”           - Alison

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This is the most advanced and challenging program that we now offer. Students will be trained in awareness, tracking, primitive and survival skills, shelter construction and acquiring food through team work in a small and intimate community. Registering students must be at least 13 years of age and possess some outdoor experience.

IMMERSION: The ultimate challenge of skills and survival training that we have ever developed. Students meet each week at the OWLE campsite to work with their own instructor on appropriately challenging projects.

Location: Three Eagles Camp, Woodinville area (Friday Program), Coyote Camp, Edmonds (Saturday Program)

Dates: Sept. 14- Dec. 14 (Friday Program), Sept. 15- Dec. 8 (Saturday Program. No Immersion on Discovery outing dates)

Time: 10-4

Tuition: $632 (Friday program), $450 (Saturday Program), or make your own schedule at $60/day (Registration required by the Wednesday prior)

Register for Ancestral Skills


“Our youngest son is so looking forward to joining Pathfinders with his brother, and to learn about nature from your wonderful staff. We are thrilled too, that our boys have such an amazing opportunity (I wish we had such an opportunity when we were young).” – Mother of four boys

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Wandering, exploring and discovering.  Seeing and becoming aware.  Students will be learning about nature and our connection to it while playing in the woods.  This is what the PathFinders program is all about.

Guided by our experienced naturalists, PathFinders students will be acquiring the basic skills, knowledge and experience to allow them to be comfortable in the outdoors in any weather. Activities include awareness games, plant identification, hiking, shelter building, and more!

Fall/Winter 2018

Location: St. Edwards State Park, Kenmore

Dates: Sat. 9/29,  Sat. 10/13,  Sat. 10/27,  Sat. 11/10, Sat. Dec. 8, and Sat. Jan 12.

Time: 10-2

Tuition: $315 for the full fall season, Drop- In $65 per day (Registration required by the Wednesday prior)

Register for Pathfinders

Coyote Kids at Brighton School

Join us as we learn about the natural world through exploration, games, and hands-on learning experiences! Quiet Heart’s Coyote Kids offers students in grades K-2 and 3-5 an opportunity to expand their naturalists skills and grow their awareness and knowledge of plants, mammals, tracking, birds, and survival in the PNW. We will learn about wild edible plants, animal tracks, shelter building, basic knots, cordage making, fire making, and more. These experiences will extend the participants’ knowledge, confidence, and love of the outdoors as they connect with nature and each other. Snack time will be provided at the beginning of the program.

Instructors: Rachael Witt and Jack Batteiger

Location: Brighton School, Mountlake Terrace, WA

Dates: K-2- Mondays,  Sept. 24 - Dec. 10 (no classes 10/29 & 11/12)

Grades 3-5: Wednesdays,  Sept. 26- Dec. 12 (no classes 10/31 & 11/21)

Time: 3:15-4:30

Tuition: $200

Register for Coyote Kids Grades K-2              Register for Coyote Kids Grades 3-5

“Through the Eyes of a Naturalist” PRESCHOOL PROGRAM

"Hawkeye and Quiet Heart are an integral part of our curriculum. Enhancing our student's education and lives." - Kait, Olympic View Montessori

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Our preschool curriculum designed for 3- to 5-year-olds was created to follow the seasons and the calendar with a child’s curiosity toward learning. Added to your preschooler's existing school program, we will come into their classroom and open their eyes and minds to the view of a naturalist. Standard program involves two 45 minute visits per month. We can also conduct and lead special field trips for your child’s preschool. Please contact for more information.


MUD PUPPIES - at Bothell Family Cooperative Preschool
A new Day Camp for 3-5 year olds!
Quiet Heart and Bothell Family Cooperative Preschool proudly announce the first summer
of the Mud Puppies summer day camp to be held at 17836 92 nd Ave NE, Bothell.
*BFCP members will have priority when enrolling for this camp - non-members can request a space and will then be put on a waiting list for spots available to non-co-op members. 
Led by our outstanding instructor and herbalist Rachael Witt, children will have a day playing and learning outside in an environment where they feel comfortable and safe.
All students should dress for the weather, bring a small backpack with snacks, lunch and water. We will be outside, rain or shine and we will be getting dirty and possibly muddy.
*Three year olds must have turned three prior to September 1 st , 2017 and be potty-trained
Camp schedule options:
2 Day Camp Dates: - June 5th & 7th or June 12th & 14th Tuition: $85
3 Day Camp Dates – June 4th , 6th & 8th or June 11th , 13th & 15th Tuition: $115
5 Day Camp Dates – June 4th thru 8th or June 11th thru 15th Tuition: $175
10% Sibling Discount is available
Camp hours are 9:30 am to 1:00 pm.

FAIRIES, FORTS & MAGIC STONES - Exploring the Magic of the Forest
Come spend the week or your choice of days exploring the mysteries of the Yost Park woods. We will be building fairy houses, observation forts, learning about the stone people, Grandfather Maple and looking for Trolls under the bridge.
9:00-3:00; Ages 7-13; Tuition is $225 for the week or $60 per day. Due to snow day schedules, enrollment can be done either by the week or by the day.
*2018 Session: June 25 - 29

“Summer in the Woods” is an outdoors, in the woods, full day summer of fun. A truly unique summer experience! Students will participate in hands-on naturalist activities, wilderness games, crafts, native storytelling and much more, while the whole time being outside getting fresh air and exercise.


Come join us for another wonderful summer at beautiful Yost Park in Edmonds.
Monday thru Friday 9 am to 3 pm; Ages 7 to 13; A 2-week session is only $405.00.     (10% Discount for siblings.)
*2018 Sessions:
#1 July 2-13
#2 July 16-27
#3 July 30-Aug 10
#4 Aug 13-24


“Forest Camp” is our one week outdoors, in the woods, full day summer of fun. A truly unique summer experience! Students will participate in hands-on naturalist activities, wilderness games, crafts, native storytelling and much more, while the whole time being outside getting fresh air and exercise.


Come join us for another wonderful summer at beautiful Yost Park in Edmonds.
Monday thru Friday. 8:30 am to 3:30 pm. Ages 7 to 13.
This 1-week session is only $245.00. 10% Discount for siblings.
*2018 Sessions:
#1 July 2-6
#2 July 9-13
#3 July 16-20
#4 July 23-27

Join us to play in the Lynnwood woods this summer! Open to students ages 4 to 6


Monday, Wednesday & Friday, 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Tuition is only $115.00 per session
Join us for one or ALL sessions!
*2018 Sessions:
#1 July 9, 11 & 13
#2 July 16, 18 & 20
#3 July 23, 25 & 27
#4 July 30, Aug 1 & 3

Five very full days of learning some of the skills that our ancestors all knew in order to survive. Students will make & practice with their own bow-drill fire sets, make rawhide containers, primitive candles, burn out spoons, make dead fall traps and their own arrow. This will be a project-oriented week with lots of treasures coming home.


This camp is designed for students 8 to 13. Hours are 9:00am to 3:00pm.
Tuition for this busy week is $275
*2018 Sessions:
#1 July 30-Aug 3
#2 Aug 6-10  = FULL for summer 2018
#3 Aug 13-17 NEW

Monday through Friday at Yost Park in Edmonds.
9:00-3:00 daily. Ages 7-13. $225 for the week.
*2018 Session: Aug 27-31

ACHOOO! Family Plant Medicine for Cold and Flu Season

It’s that time of year where we start turning to our local plants as medicinal allies. Come join us for a day of medicinal plant exploration. We will introduce you to the basics of plant medicine through plant identification and hands-on medicine making. This class will focus on local herbs that can be used for the Cold and Flu season.

We will make Medicinal Foods, Syrups and Tinctures. And we will go over at-home recipes and remedies that will keep you and your family healthy throughout the Fall and Winter.

This class is intended to deepen your connection to the plant world while learning how our green allies can help your family's health and well-being.  Ages 12 and up (8+ with an adult). Instructor: Rachael Witt

Date and Time: Saturday, Nov. 3, 9:30 am to 1:30 pm

Location: Frances Anderson Center, Edmonds, WA

Fee: $65 for individuals, $90 for parent/child

Register for Plant Medicine for Cold and Flu Season