Dates: July 11th - 14th
PLEASE NOTE: THE GATHERING IS OPEN TO THE PUBLIC. HOWEVER, IF YOU DO NOT PURCHASE A 2019 GATHERING TICKET, YOU CAN ONLY ATTEND BETWEEN THE HOURS OF 8AM AND 6PM. YOU WILL ALSO NOT BE ELIGIBLE TO PARTICIPATE IN GIVEAWAYS OR CHALLENGES. DAY PASS ATTENDEES MUST REGISTER AT THE ENTRANCE OF THE GATHERING GROUNDS TO RECEIVE A DAY PASS. ALL ACTIVITIES TAKING PLACE AFTER 6PM WILL BE OFF LIMITS TO DAY PASS ATTENDEES. THANK YOU.
Discount/coupon codes cannot be used when purchasing a ticket for the Pathfinder Gathering.
Guest Check-in/setup - July 11th
Classes & Training - July 12th & 13th
Pack up Day - July 14th
- 13 yrs old and older: $75 per person
- Under 13 yrs old: 1 Free Youth per full price admission. Each additional youth is $50.
The workshops listed below are in addition to the $75 per person Gathering Registration.
To Sign up for any of the PAID WORKSHOPS please CLICK HERE
- Axe Hanging
- Band Weaving
- Infusions & Decoctions
- Tinctures & Salves
- Junkyard Flint Knapping
- Flint and Steel Fire-Making
- Bow Drill Friction Fire
*Note: anyone can attend these workshops; however, only those that sign up can participate in the hands-on activities.
- Fire Lays & Ferro Rods - Tony Daniel
- Axe & Tool Sharpening - Chris Killinger
- Plant Walk - Kevin Baxter
- 10 C's Self Aid - Josh Enyart
- Basic Navigation - Shawn Kelly/Dave Canterbury
- Shelter & Knots - Shawn Kelly
- Knife Safe & Notches - Matt Mercer
JS WARNER CONCESSIONS will again be offering a menu with a variety of sandwiches and drinks, including selected full meals for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
2019 Gathering Vendors: (Vendor Registration click here)
- Self Reliance Outfitters
- Killinger Woodsmen Gear & Tool
- Rocky Woodland Forge
- Messer Custom Leather
- CW Outfitters
- The Wayfaring Woodsman
- Beaver Creek Woodcraft
- First American Axe & Forge
- Opossum Pouch Soft Goods
- Stitched Gear Outfitters
- Stowells Outdoor Solutions
- Short Lane LLC
- WG Bushkraft Survival Gear
Basic Gathering Price Includes:
Registration Price includes your Primitive Camping and classes offered those days, with the exception of Workshops. It does NOT include firewood or ice. Firewood & Ice will be available for sale from 8am to 6pm each day.
No alcohol is permitted at the Pathfinder Gathering Event. No foul language or inappropriate actions will not be tolerated. If you or someone in your group is found to be disruptive you may be asked to leave. Children will be present and we want this to be an enjoyable time for everyone.RV/Private Site:
If you wish to bring a RV/Camper or would like a site with electrical outlets, you will need to make arrangements with Ohio State Parks (see link below). A site with electrical outlets will cost additional above and beyond the $75 per person for the Pathfinder Gathering event.
For Reservations of private camping spots www.ohiostateparks.reserveamerica.com
Rocky Fork State Park
9800 North Shore Drive
Hillsboro, Ohio 45133