Where Wilderness is the classroom,

Ancient Voices are the teachers, knowing self and Balance is the quest…

Teaching Drum Outdoor School is home to the Wilderness Guide and Guardian Intensive Programs, the only wilderness immersion experiences of their kind. Our wilderness guides have over 74 years of combined experience in wilderness survival skills and personal development training. They have made it their life’s mission to help others reconnect with nature, to their deepest selves, and to find balance within.

Whether you are looking to learn wilderness skills, wanting to challenge yourself in one of our immersion programs, or are yearning to reconnect with Nature and the ways of your ancestors, our courses are designed to help you take the next step on your journey. Click here to learn more.

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We are now offering guided tours of the Headwaters Wilderness
and Nicolet National Forest

Guardian At-Home Training

Wilderness Guide Program

Family Wilderness Guide Program

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