Welcome to Alderleaf Wilderness College, a wilderness survival school and outdoor education center. Alderleaf offers courses on wilderness survival, wild edible & medicinal plants, permaculture, wildlife tracking, and more.
"If you want to learn about wilderness skills from extremely knowledgeable instructors, then Alderleaf is for you. I learned more than I ever thought possible at their classes." -Casey Kafka
Our New Book! (also an Amazon and Barnes & Noble Best Seller!)
The Essential Skills of Wilderness Survival
(paperback and ebook versions available)
This beautifully-organized, 164-page survival book shows you our systematic approach to survival that will increase your confidence in the outdoors and teach you exactly what to do, and in what order, if you find yourself in a survival situation.
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Watch a short video introduction to Alderleaf Wilderness College:
"Alderleaf Wilderness College is outstanding at developing and
delivering wilderness skills programs, providing both a deep level of
knowledge and context for the teachings."
"I would recommend Alderleaf to
anyone wanting to reconnect with nature and a desire to live simply,
with and for the land. Through their program I have become the change I
was waiting for!"
"Alderleaf provides a wide range of studies that will increase anyone's knowledge and understanding of the natural world."
"Every course I've taken at Alderleaf Wilderness College has had a huge positive impact on my life and changed the way I look at, approach, and relate to the world around me."
"Alderleaf is a wonderful school for learning how to live with the earth and not just on it."
"Alderleaf Wilderness College's staff uses teaching styles that allows for all kinds of learners to learn and have fun. I use this knowledge all the time. I would highly recommend this wilderness survival school to others."
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