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Trackers Outdoor Homeschool
Nature Skills - Kirkland & Redmond

Become a Tracker! Join our weekly homeschool program.

Trackers Earth offers one of the most innovative outdoor homeschool programs in Kirkland and beyond. Here kids make friends while adventuring with expert Trackers Guides. In the forest, train in archery and wilderness survival. Along the waterways, embark on fishing adventures.

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Trackers Outdoor Homeschool cultivates curiosity, creativity, and connection. Our expert Trackers Guides act as mentors to youth and teens learning in a small team of fellow homeschoolers. Kids share epic adventures while learning fantastic outdoor skills.

Our Educational Philosophy

Trackers Earth's curriculum complements homeschooling families. Our unique educational philosophy focuses on creating a deeper connection to community, nature, and social-emotional well-being.

  • Friends & Community: Kids learn together in small teams, building social support within their cohort. We teach skills of independence to empower everyone to contribute to their community.
  • Multi-Generational: Our mentors begin with our developmental curriculum while adapting to follow the interests of our cohorts. We teach leadership by fostering a multi-generational community.
  • Natural World: We get outdoors to thoughtfully increase a child's comfort and adaptability. We learn skills of connection and caretaking for the natural world.
  • Awareness: We practice being present with our peers and environment. We connect to how a child's unique gifts can inspire them to care for their community and nature.

Learn Trackers Skills

Adventuring outdoors entails learning with the seasons. During our journey, each seasonal term draws from the curriculum of our Four Guilds. Our Rangers Guild trains in archery and wilderness survival. Our Mariners Guild goes fishing while exploring our waterways. Our Wilders Guild studies wild plants and cooks outdoor over the campfire. Our Artisans Guild teaches natural arts & folk crafts.



Our Team

The Trackers Outdoor Homeschool team features some of our best Trackers staff. They are Mentors, guiding each day to help every cohort grow in their connection to each other, community, and nature.

  • Expertise in mentoring and outdoor skills.
  • Low student-to-guide ratio facilitating personal, team-based learning.
  • Background checked with First Aid & CPR certification.
  • Trained in outdoor safety and the Trackers Earth curriculum.

Our Places

Our Outdoor Homeschool transports by buses and vans from our in-town site at Redmond Parks & Rec facility (15670 NE 85th St) to real wilderness locations where we can offer outdoor activities such as archery or wilderness survival. We also visit local farms and animals and explore our waterways fishing and learning about aquatic ecology.




Trackers Outdoor Homeschool Interest

Homeschool registration will be done through Redmond Parks & Rec. To receive a notice of when registration is open, please feel out our Homeschool Interest Form. Filling out this form also helps us know how many folks are interested in attending, which inturn helps us plan for the year's programming. We look forward to a year of adventure!

Choose Your Schedule

Fall Term Sept 26, 2024 - Nov 14, 2024 (8 weeks total)
Winter Term Dec 5, 2024 - Feb 20, 2025 (8 weeks total)
Spring Term Mar 6, 2025 - May 1, 2025 (8 weeks total)

Save over $500 with our Year Discount registering for all three seasons, or choose one season at a time. To ensure a high-quality experience with optimal staff-to-student ratios, we typically don't allow switching between days. We offer make-up days for weather-related postponements.

Homeschool Year



FALL TERM

  • September 26, 2024 - Field Day
  • October 3, 2024 - Field Day
  • October 10, 2024 - Field Day
  • October 17, 2024 - Field Day
  • October 24, 2024 - Field Day
  • October 31, 2024 - Field Day
  • November 7, 2024 - Field Day
  • November 14, 2024 - Field Day


WINTER TERM

  • December 5, 2024 - Field Day
  • December 12, 2024 - Field Day
  • December 19, 2024 - Field Day
  • January 16, 2024 - Field Day
  • January 23, 2024 - Field Day
  • January 30, 2024 - Field Day
  • February 6, 2024 - Field Day
  • February 20, 2024 - Field Day


SPRING TERM

  • March 6, 2025 - Field Day
  • March 13, 2025 - Field Day
  • March 20, 2025 - Field Day
  • March 27, 2025 - Field Day
  • April 3, 2025 - Field Day
  • April 10, 2025 - Field Day
  • April 24, 2025 - Field Day
  • May 1, 2025 - Field Day
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