Summer Camps ’19

Dear Community,

We are excited for the 12th season of summer camps at Laughing Coyote! We are offering a wide variety of camps for youth and teens this summer. Please note that we have new opportunities for our teens, Urban Scout is not on the schedule this year, but in its place are a number of skills intensive camps. We hope you can join us. 

To sign up for Laughing Coyote Camps:

Summer Camp Registration begins February 15th

Camps are filled on a first come first serve basis. Please contact us directly via phone or email to request registration forms. We will hold your spot for 2 weeks, until we receive the deposit. Returning those forms to us with a non-refundable deposit secures your child’s spot in desired camps.  The deposit is $50 per child, per camp. Your child must be the minimum age by the first day of camp.

The tuition balance is due June 1st.

To register please contact:

Marni Wheaton (Program Coordinator)

programs@laughingcoyoteproject.org

303-659-4079

All camps will be held at Fire Willow Farm: 10152 N 65th Street, Longmont, CO 80503

 

YOUTH DAY CAMPS:

Scout Day Camp

Dates: Monday, June 10 – Friday, June 14, 2019

Ages: Boys and Girls ages 8-12

Times: 9am-2pm

Location: Fire Willow Farm: Longmont, CO

Description: The scouts were the eyes and ears of every tribe. Awareness, tracking, and invisibility were mandatory skills for their survival and the protection of their people. In this exciting camp we will explore the many facets of scout skills, and invisibility. We will practice camouflage, stalking, animal forms, awareness expanding activities and scout games.

Cost: $300 (includes a free Laughing Coyote T-shirt)

Bushcraft Camp:

Dates: Monday, June 17 – Friday, June 21, 2019

Ages: Boys and Girls ages 8-12

Times: 9am-2pm

Location: Fire Willow Farm: Longmont, CO

Description: Walking into the natural world, the Bushcrafters are at home, feeling at ease upon the landscape. They engineer shelters, conjure fire, and craft their tools from their surroundings. In this camp, small clans will build a village, learning the creativity that is a Bushcrafter’s most valuable tool, as well as learn the skills of barter and trade for materials. Games will be used to settle disputes, and the door to adventure in the wilderness will be opened.

Cost: $300 (includes a free Laughing Coyote T-shirt!)

Skills Day Camp:

Dates: Monday, June 24– Friday, June 28, 2019 

Ages: Boys and Girls ages 8-12

Time: 9am-2pm

Location: Fire Willow Farm: Longmont, CO

Description:  Campers will begin their journey into Earth Living Skills. A large part of each day will be spent focusing on Ancestral skills, working with stone, bone, shell, wood and fiber. We will also be playing signature Laughing Coyote games and spending time cooling off in the pond. Every year Skills Day Camp offers unique projects, so returning campers will be learning different skills each year.

Cost: $300  (includes a free Laughing Coyote T-shirt!)

TEEN CAMPS :

Advanced Scout Day Camp

Dates: Monday, June 10 – Friday June 14, 2019 

Ages: Boys and Girls ages 13-16

Times: 9am-2pm

Location: Fire Willow Farm: Longmont, CO

Description: For those campers who wish to take their scout skills to the next level. We will cover earth-camouflage, stalking and movement, games, and enter the world of Shadow Scouting

Cost: $300 (includes a free Laughing Coyote T-shirt)

Advanced Bushcraft Camp:

Dates: Monday, June 17 – Friday, June 21, 2019 

Ages: Boys and Girls ages 8-12

Times: 9am-2pm

Location: Fire Willow Farm: Longmont, CO

Description: In this camp participants will hone the science and skills of shelter building, fire craft, cooking rigs, and creativity essential to true Bushcraft.

Cost: $300 (includes a free Laughing Coyote T-shirt!)

Advanced Skills Day Camp

Dates: Monday, June 24 – Friday, June 28, 2019 

Ages: Boys and Girls ages 13-16

Time: 9am-2pm

Location: Fire Willow Farm: Longmont, CO

Description:  Advanced Skills Day Camp is where campers can jump into Earth Skills in earnest. Friction fire, fibercraft, containers, tools and projectiles, as well as play games.

Cost: $300  (includes a free Laughing Coyote T-shirt!)

Teen Basket Camp

Dates: Monday, July 8 – Wednesday, July 10, 2019

Ages: Boys and Girls ages 13-16

Time: 9am-2pm

Location: Fire Willow Farm: Longmont, CO

Description: This three day camp will focus on the magical technique of twining baskets. We will use several different materials found on our farm. This will be a small, intimate group working closely with head instructor Gelsomina Malferrari. If you love working with your hands with natural materials, this is the camp for you.

Cost: $300 (includes a free Laughing Coyote T-shirt!)

Teen Archery Camp

Dates: Monday, July 15 – Wednesday, July 17, 2019

Ages: Boys and Girls ages 13-16

Time: 9am-2pm

Location: Fire Willow Farm: Longmont, CO

Description: Archery is a powerful skill stretching back into the mists of human history. In this three day camp we will immerse ourselves in the many facets of traditional archery, working on technique, inner skills of focus, as well as the fitness of mind and body needed in hunting.

Cost: $300 (includes a free Laughing Coyote T-shirt!)