Trailing Workshop with Master Tracker Adriaan Louw, July 26-27, 2016
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CyberTracker Trailing Evaluation with Adriaan Louw, July 28-29, 2016 (Call if interested 541.772.1390)

Upcoming Courses & Events

Jun 27, 2016 - Jul 1, 2016
Category: Day Classes
Location: Coyote Trails' Nature Center, Oregon

Jun 27, 2016 - Jul 1, 2016
Category: Day Classes
Location: Coyote Trails' Nature Center, Oregon

Jul 7, 2016 - Jul 10, 2016
Category: Overnight Classes
Location: EarthTeach Forest Park, Oregon

Jul 11, 2016 - Jul 15, 2016
Category: Day Classes
Location: Coyote Trails' Nature Center, Oregon

Central Fire - Activity

Sandy Willmore shared a photo. 15 hours 26 minutes ago

Just wanted to say Thank You! to the staff for sending Cal and I an awesome poster! We got it just 48 hours before the big event. We hung it up for the ceremony. We missed all you Coyotes who couldn't be there in the physical but felt your presence in Spirit. Much Love and Gratitude!
Sandy and Cal

Katie Buttermore added a video. 18 hours 36 minutes ago

"Don't you carry stones in your bowl of Light."
"Oh, Creator, I can hear you. Thank You."

Trevor Hall - Bowl Of Light (With Lyrics)

Interpret/Zpěvák: Trevor Hall Song/Píseň: Bowl Of Light Album: Kala (2015) Lyrics/Text: ______________________________________ The myth of Ulalena Of that oc...

"We want to put the quest back in question and the search back in research." -Tom…

Weasels Are Built for the Hunt

Members of the mustelid family, including badgers, ferrets and otters, have evolved into remarkable predators.

I woke up this morning and listened outside to a seeming increase in level of sound to the bird baseline -- the bird chorus sounding a little bit more like bird racket. During my sit spot this morning I settled in and watched what I believe to be a Black Phoebe, take its usual post on the end of the dock -- but to my joy was joined by a mate and adolescent! I watched commence the consistently observed behavior of short, sharp dives of the dock, and return to perch by both parents -- though more repeatedly by the parent I recognized to be the bird I see every morning. It appeared, though I can't confirm yet, that the parents were showing the little one the ropes -- occasionally feeding this young one the catches they made, but not always. I got the feeling this was one of the offspring's first lessons in self-sufficient feeding. I was surprised by the quietness the juvenile, and made but one begging call when the first meal I witnessed given to it (almost as if it couldn't contain its...


  • Thank you for sharing your skills on how to make ash cakes and pine needle tea. The ash cakes were delicious and the tea tasted citrusy.

    - Mrs. Packard's Class

  • If anybody were to ask what Coyote Trails was like I would run away for fear that I could not tell the greatness of the adventure. Thank you from every corner of my body, thank you.

    - Noah (Age 14)

  • Thank you for the gift of such a generous scholarship. Our son will treasure the memory of his three incredible weeks with you at camp for...

    - Sherrill (Mother)

  • Thanks for coming in and helping with Cooking with Gusto! I got a lot of positive response on the show, come back soon.

    - Julia (Radio Show Host)

  • I got to spend a week without time up in the woods with a lot of people who are interested in some of the same things as I am!

    - Kaya (Age 11)
    2008 Fox Trail

  • Aside from giving unmatched joy, tranquility, hope and peace of mind, my Coyote Trails experience has left me as enlightened as an ape in the fields of Africa...

    - Connor (Age 17)
    2008 Fox Trail & Fox Naturalist

  • Coyote Trails has brought to my life a relationship with nature that is truly meaningful. I look at the natural world now with a deeper understanding and humility towards all things. Learning the skills of our ancestors, and living the philosophy of the natural world, Coyote Trails has helped me to realize what truly matters in my life.

    - Johann (Age 14)
    2008 Fox Trail & Bear Trails

  • The important thing about Coyote Trails is that they are fun. I liked all the games.

    - Victoria (Age 11)

  • The best thing about Coyote Trails is it is free and open hearted, you have changed my life.

    - Rashelle (Age 10)

  • Coyote Trails helps you become free, to have determination, to never give up and to think good things. Fight until the world shatters.

    - Emily (Age 11)

  • I want to thank you again for I am a different person after this summer. Most kids my age only care about drugs and alcohol, I now have so much more to be happy about, thanks.

    - Darren (Age 24)

  • My relationship with my grandson has deepened...He is a lot more accessible to me. It was a wonderful bonding experience for us. He has really come to appreciate me a lot more, which is a great gift to me. He is also a lot more connected with the natural world.

    - Kaia (Grandmother)
    2008 Fox Trail

  • I remember the beautiful stories and the laughter and I know I want to come again.

    - Althea (Age 17)
    2008 Bear Skills

  • I am constantly busy practicing skills and activities from silent movement, to making natural cordage, to making primitive tools.

    - Ariana (Age 15)
    2008 Bear Skills

  • We have been coming to CTSN for 6 years. My boys are now 13 and 17 and the positive impact this program has had on them, I can truly say, has been life changing and one of the most important things I have ever done for them and for myself.

    - K. Daniels

  • I just plain loved being out in nature, learning and laughing 24-7.

    - Sarah (Age 14)

  • I had fun because we got to learn so many things and see footprints from animals.

    - Tori (Age 12)

  • The food was great! I want to eat like that all the time.

    - Alexa

  • I miss waking up and not knowing what time it is or what we are doing today.

    - Alexa

  • Thank you for the confident, funny, talkative, interested, and interesting young man you returned to me after 5 weeks at Coyote Trails.

    - Wendy (Mother)

  • There aren't many sites or programs that give thanks and appreciation for the Earth this openly. It makes me feel empowered to be my self always!

    - Maddee

  • One of my dreams is to travel to Africa, and to go with my Coyote Trails family would be incredible! Coyote Trails Belize was a life changing trip.

    - Ben Daniels

  • Our trip to Belize with Coyote Trails was truly UNBELIZABLE! It was a chance of a lifetime and a life changing experience.

    - Pam & Eric Fitch

  • The online mentoring did a lot for me. I was, and still am, so thankful to have a person with so much knowledge and experience guiding me along my journey.

    - Dave

  • I want to express to you how thankful I am for ALL you have done for my son. We were discussing Coyote Trails the other day as one of the primary influences on his life. He needed exactly what you and the program provided.

    - Kelley

  • I am so proud of my son that he is empowered to live in the wild without fear and the need to bring "things" with him.

    - Kelley

  • Recently our son toured on bicycle. Because he had your training and your personal example of integrity, I did not worry about him (mostly!). Thank you and please know how important your work is in this world of technological "sophistication."

    - Mother

  • This is Crazy FUN, I say Crazy Fun!

    - Sierra (Age 8)

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