Stay Wild.

Adult Programs


We have a variety of opportunities for adults to become connected to White Pine and engage in their natural environment. We offer weekly trainings, week-long intensives, and over night quests. Programs run throughout the year and are welcome to those in town and out-of-state.


Movement Training Calendar

This Month:

October: Sit Spot Ecology

Upcoming Programs:

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Event Venue Date
Foundations of Western Herbalism White Pine Wilderness Academy
  • September 29, 2016 6:45 pm
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Sit Spot Ecology White Pine Wilderness Academy
  • October 14, 2016 6:00 pm
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High Speed Survival ™ Brighton Recreation Area Michigan
  • November 3, 2016 8:00 pm
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Youth/Teen Programs


White Pine Youth and Teen Programs are designed to connect our children back to nature through experience and knowledge. We offer a variety of Day, After School, School Break Camps for ages 6 and up. Nature is our classroom.


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Upcoming Camps:

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Event Venue Date
September Wilderness Experience (6-8 Year Old- Day) White Pine Wilderness Academy
  • September 26, 2016 10:00 am
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September Wilderness Experience (Teens- Day) White Pine Wilderness Academy
  • September 27, 2016 10:00 am
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September Wilderness Experience (8-11 Year Old- Day) White Pine Wilderness Academy
  • September 27, 2016 10:00 am
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The Academy


White Pine Wilderness Academy is based in Indianapolis, Indiana. We use wilderness survival skills and aboriginal technologies to foster a connection with nature and each other. We offer Adult Workshops, Youth & Teen Programs and Community Events year round. Our school is open to all cultures, religions, and backgrounds.


Community Class Dates
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Community Events:

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Event Venue Date
Community Skills Mondays White Pine Wilderness Academy
  • July 25, 2016 5:00 pm
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Just Sitting 317 (meditation)
  • October 2, 2016 7:45 am
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Community Drum Circle White Pine Wilderness Academy
  • October 2, 2016 1:00 pm
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Aboriginal Technologies. Ancient Skills.

Located on the island of Rocky Ripple between the White River and the canal. Surrounded by riparian habitat, our classroom is the Eastern Deciduous Woodlands. Our curriculum is aboriginal technology, the knowledge of our hunter gatherer ancestors. We offer a wide range of intensives for adults and youth. Subjects range from Traditional Bow Building to Wild Foraging. Our Instructors are masters at their craft and are driven by a passion for knowledge.


Our Classroom is Nature.
Our Curriculum is Thousands of Years Old.

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Coals started
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Mink Tracks
Train the body through the skills of survival.
Re-pattern the mind through the science of tracking and bird language.
Confront deepest fears through ancient rites of passage.
Integrate these transformative experiences into the wider circles of family and community.
Matt Shull, WPWA

Our Clients & Partners

IPS - Indianapolis Public Schools
National Powow
Cold Springs Academy
Indianapolis Art Center
The Orchard School
Earth Charter Indiana
Indianapolis Museum of Art
Indy Hostel
White River Alliance
Oaklandon Elementary


The Children's House
Concious Marketing
Wild Nature Project