Join us in learning and practicing primitive skills. They can enhance your outdoor recreation, and offer you a default position in an emergency. We will explore primitive tools, weapons, shelters and clothing. Processing food and hides. Everything from cavemen to mountain men. Stone tools to forging a knife. No matter who we are, we have the blood of stone age ancestors running through our veins. While civilization has made amazing changes in the past 1,000 years, our biology is the same as our ancestors who lived 10,000 years ago. Without judging the modern world, I think that our biology has a longing for the simple connections to lifes processes. And so we run to the lakes, rivers, trails, mountains and trees to get away from the complicated. Enhance that experience with primitive skills and feel a different connection to life.

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Recent Meetups

  • January 3 · 11:30 PM

    Stone to Steel, knapping and forging

    5 Primalists | 5.00

    Stone tool knapping and forging iron and steel at my place. This is a change from our previously scheduled badlands trip, which is canceled do to the abundance of snow. ... Learn more
  • December 12, 2014 · 6:30 PM

    Meet and Greet

    10 Primalists

    This is an opportunity for members to meet each other in a comfortable setting and get acquainted. We have over a hundred members now and only been around a year and a... Learn more
  • October 25, 2014 · 10:00 AM

    Introduction to Tracking

    8 Primalists | 5.00 | 1 Photo

    To those who listen the land speaks. Tracks are part of it's language. Tracking has been invaluable in hunting, warfare and search and rescue. To the primalist it can... Learn more
  • September 27, 2014 · 9:00 AM

    Fall Encampment

    7 Primalists | 5.00 | 15 Photos

    Never mind the date and time announced. The tipi will be set up Fri-Mon, 9/26-29. This is a national forest camp with horse corrals If you got'm, bring'm. The camp host... Learn more
  • August 23, 2014 · 9:00 AM

    Wild West Show!

    3 Primalists | 1 Photo

    This is a fun, free, outdoor show with wild west shootouts! Come visit me at the tipi. The event is Saturday and Sunday. Native American and Western arts/crafts and 2... Learn more
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  • Greg Booth founded Central Oregon Primitive Skills

    on June 3

Founded Jun 3, 2013

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