Pathfinder Event - July 8th - 13th (no early arrivals will be accepted)July 8th - Guest Check-in/setup - starts at 9am
July 9th thru 12th - Classes & Training
July 13th - Pack up & Head home
$175 per adult. 1 Free Youth (under 18 yrs.) per adult. Each additional youth is $50.
Tentative Schedule of Events/Classes:
The following is subject to change as we are zeroing in on the exact dates, times and instructors.
Morning Bush-Fit PT Sessions
Evening Iron Man Challenge that includes some Bush Fit Principles
Opening Lecture-Lessons from the Ice Man
Woodsman's Apothecary uses for trees as medicinals
Aluminum Cookware care and Maint.
Dutch Oven Pizzas and Cobblers
4hr Bushcraft First Aid Cert. ($25/ person, Card provided for age 16+)
NPYO: First Aid
Stew & Pastry
Basketry x 2
Making Pace Beads
Stool Build (with Dave/Stefan)
Spoon/Bowl Carving (with Dave/Stefan) - those wishing to Carve bowls will need to bring and Axe, Carving Knife, and 7/35mm Gouge to the clinic
NPYO: Pitch Sticks
Tracking: Sign walk
Pine Tar rendering
NPYO: How to not get Lost
Birch Bark Project
NPYO: Knife Safety
NPYO: How to use Charcoal when sick
Plant & Tree Walk
Tarp Shelters and Set Ups
Leather Pouch Project ($25 per person)
1 Stick Fire
Backpacking & Hiking Tips
Tinder Bundles, Bird Nests and Fire Starters
NPYO: Fire Skills
Registration Price includes your Primitive Camping and all non-specialty classes offered those days. It does NOT include firewood or ice; however Firewood & Ice will be available for sale from 8am to 6pm each day.
No alcohol 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 $175 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