THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED.
The 2020 Pathfinder Gathering at Byrd's Adventure Center in Ozark, Arkansas
We are looking forward to an amazing event!
Guest Check-in/setup - July 9th
Classes & Training - July 10th thru 12th
Pack up Day - July 13th
Byrd's Adventure Center
7037 Cass Oark Rd
Ozark, AR 72949
Admission Price: (click on the Admission tab above to see what all is included)
- 13 yrs old and older: $125 per person
- Under 13 yrs old: 1 Free Youth per full-price admission. Each additional youth is $50.
- Unlimited Primitive Camping
- Miles of National Forest Trails
- Shower Houses
- Restaurant on Site
- Camp Store on Site
- Access to Mulberry River for Canoeing, Kayaking, and Fishing
NOTE: There is NO INTERNET ACCESS or CELL PHONE SERVICE AT THE CAMPGROUND
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.
The workshops/classes listed below are included in your Gathering Registration.
CLASSES this year will include:
- Creating Primitive Pottery (Phillip Leibel)
- Junk Yard Knapping (Justin Cook)
- Hand Drill Fire Making (Phillip Leibel)
- Bow Drill Fire Making (Joshua Enyart)
- Creating Herbal Salves and Tinctures (Kevin Baxter)
- Dutch Oven Cooking (Kevin Baxter)
- Simple camp recipes for the Trail (Matt Mercer)
- Bushcraft Knife Skills and Basic Notching (Matt Mercer)
- Roycraft and Ladder Pack Frames (Shawn Kelly)
- Improvised Buck Saws and other wooden Camp tools (Shawn Kelly)
- Useful Knots for Camp and Trail (Shawn Kelly)
- Kayak packing for an Expedition (Johnathan Burton)
- Field Navigation (Rick Spicer)
- Basic Map and Compass (Rick Spicer)
- Tenkara Basic Equipment and Fishing (Tenkara Rod Co., and Dave Canterbury)
2019 Gathering Vendors: (Vendor Registration click here)
- Bombproof Bushcraft
- Opossum Pouch Soft Goods
- Meandering Make Outdoor
- BadgerClaw Outfitters
- Stitched Gear Outfitters
All students must read, agree, and sign a Liability Waiver and Release form for the Pathfinder School LLC and the venue prior to attending the course. This can be signed brought to the course and given to staff upon arrival. No student will attend training without both forms being on file. Please note we do not share this information with anyone.