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Knife Course, Survival Trips, Greenhouses, & Position Announcements - Alderleaf eNews, Dec 2014
December 30, 2014
Welcome to the December 2014 eNewsletter from Alderleaf Wilderness College!
1.) Upcoming Knife Making Course!
2.) Featured News: Survival Trips and New VA Approval
3.) Featured Article: Heating a Greenhouse Without Electricity
4.) New Position Announcements!
Forge your own knife! Learn how to make a knife; including design, steel selection, basic metallurgy, layout, forging, profiling, heat‐treating, grinding, and sharpening. There is a maximum of six students in this course, to allow for highly personalized instruction.
Dates: Mar 21-22, 2015
Call the office or visit the course page to register or learn more: https://www.wildernesscollege.com/knife-making-course.html.
In late November and early December two different cohorts of Wilderness Certification Program students embarked on wilderness survival field trips with only the clothes on their backs, a knife and canteen. Read about their experiences and lessons learned on our blog:
In related news, Alderleaf's second-year core program, the Advanced Wilderness Skills Program (AWSP), is now also approved to accept the VA education benefits. AWSP also now has an undergraduate credit option which allows 529 college savings plans and Americorp awards to be utilized towards tuition. Visit the financial aid section of our FAQ to learn more about all the various financial aid options.
by Filip Tkaczyk
There are many creative ways to heating a greenhouse. Here are several methods you can use to trap, maintain and raise the heat inside of your greenhouse without using electricity! Continue Reading
Learn all about homesteading and sustainable living skills - check out our Permaculture Courses.
Alderleaf is growing. Apply to join our staff and change the world through wilderness education! We are adding additional core instructor positions and also hiring a property manager / resident assistant. Now accepting applications. Check out the position announcements webpage for more information about the positions and how to apply.
The application period for the 2015-2016 school year is open. Classes begin September 8th, 2015.
Visit the Certification Program page.
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