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Spring Break

Gettin’ Primitive

Outdoor skills that build confidence within

A Wilderness Workshop

March 13–19 and April 13–21, 2019

School may be on break, but it’s the perfect time to learn primitive skills—you know, the ones that can keep you alive if you ever got lost in the woods? Join Paws Up’s resident outdoorsman and real-deal Montana mountain man Gary Steele as he provides hands-on instruction around The Resort. He’ll show you and your family survival techniques such as edible plant identification, fire making, knot tying, longbow archery, shelter building and tracking.

Designed to bring families together in an environment that fosters confidence, responsibility and self-esteem, the Gettin’ Primitive workshop is sure to ignite your children’s imagination.

Gary Steele

Steele is also available on a fee basis for private demonstrations or lessons.

Gary Steele: Outdoorsman in Residency
Gary Steele has had a long career as a backcountry guide, blacksmith, outfitter and woodsman and has been leading traditional outdoor skills workshops for years with the help of the nonprofit Inspire Foundation. Gettin’ Primitive provides an excellent outlet for Steele to pass on a lifetime of experience of learning about fun things to do in the woods and how to appreciate the great outdoors.