Have you completed Tier I of the Wildwood Path, but want more?

We are excited to announce an advanced study program for former participants who want a deeper dive. You can come back for as many years as you like and keep learning and growing with the support of The Wildwood Path. This program runs jointly with Tier I, and is divided into two tracks:

Mentoring Track: Build your mentoring, teaching, and leadership skills. Practice Art of Questioning, “Acorn” style leadership, and how to share skills at the Wildwood Path and beyond. Join the behind-the-scenes planning and visioning processes and challenge yourself to share your gifts as a leader and guide so that you can more skillfully facilitate nature connected programming in a variety of contexts.

Meets monthly. Fridays 2pm – Sundays 3pm.

Skill-Building Track: Feel like you just started to scratch the surface on the skills we learned in Tier I? Want more time to practice and learn in a community of supportive mentors and peers? Come hone your naturalist and survival skills through supported learning within the context of the broader Wildwood Path community. Participate in personal and group challenges and missions, develop competencies in selected skill areas, and gain confidence and more expertise in the topics introduced in Tier I.

Meets monthly. Fridays 5pm – Sundays 3pm with optional extended time Friday afternoons to work on personal projects or connect with the other advanced participants.

Both Tracks include and require:

  • A 1 hour Mentoring Call (or visit) with a lead mentor each month.
  • Participation in (3) Wildwood Path events or workshops between October – June in addition to regular weekend sessions.
  • Optional extra gatherings or practice times for Tier II participants to be scheduled once the group has formed.
  • Support to design and offer a community workshop or advanced project relating to your personal interests and program focus.

This advanced program is application-based will be priced along the same sliding scale as Tier I.

Applications are due July 15th and space is limited.

Get in touch if you have questions, would like to discuss more, or are ready to apply now!