Human beings are hard-wired for being outdoors and our group is all about creating opportunities for members to enhance their experience with local wilderness areas through primitive skills and nature awareness activities. Meetups happen monthly and are an adventure every time! Some of the things our members experience include: - Primitive Friction Fire Clinics - Wild Edibles Plant Walks & Picnics - Weekend Campouts - Stone Tool Fabrication - Wilderness First Aid Basics - Animal Tracking Basics - Primitive Camouflage & Stalking Games

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Welcome Primitives!

  • April 15, 2014 · 5:30 PM

    Intro to Friction Fire!

    1 Member

    Intro to friction fire techniques taught at California Survival School. We will focus mainly on bow-drill method. Space is extremely limited, so please only sign up if... Learn more
  • February 22, 2014 · 1:00 PM

    Wilderness First Aid Basics - P.A.S. System

    3 Primitives

    California Survival School's lead wilderness first-aid instructor, Sean Mula, will be teaching a 2 hour training on P.A.S. (Patient Assessment System) for wilderness... Learn more
  • January 4, 2014 · 10:00 AM

    Coal-burned Tools & Containers

    16 Primitives | 5.00 | 27 Photos

    We’ll meet at Rengstorff Park in Mountain View for an afternoon exploring the ancient art of coal-burning that has been used by cultures all over the world to create... Learn more
  • December 21, 2013 · 1:00 PM

    Winter Solstice Party!

    5 Primitives | 17 Photos

    Let’s meet in the beautiful redwoods of the Santa Cruz Mountains in Saratoga for a fun holiday themed wilderness adventure. We’ll wander the woods and use natural... Learn more

What's new

  • New Member
    Cesar H. Cesar H. joined
    September 29
    Cesar H.
    "Hi, my name is Cesar. I am definitely interested in this group, as being out in nature is def a feeling unlike the feeling the city gives you."
  • New Member
    Michael Michael joined
    September 29
    "Enjoy primitive skills, connecting with nature on a deeper level than hiking through it."
  • New Member
    Paul Paul joined
    September 29
    "Hi, I'm Paul."
  • New Member
    Mark Mark joined
    September 29
    "I have been practicing primitive skills for about 15 years"
  • New Member
    Robin B. Robin B. joined
    September 29
    Robin B.
    "I mentor kids, teens, & adults in deep nature connection & survival skills. I joined Lynx Vilden on the 2011 Stone Age Living Project, studied with Jon Young (IONA, RDNA, Native Eyes, Kamana 4), visited the Nharo Bushmen in Botswana."
  • New Member
    Erika B. Erika B. joined
    September 29
    Erika B.
    "Just moved back to the area for the new few months and looking to get involved, meet people, and get out of the house! Trying to rediscover the area I grew up in. :)"
  • New Member
    Snow M. Snow M. joined
    September 29
    Snow M.
    "Over the last 8 years or so, I’ve been diving deeper into skills of a simpler time. I’ve studied a bit about herbalism, archery, bow making, tracking, wild food foraging, permaculture, and other skills for living on the land with little."
  • New Member
    Nick Nick joined
    September 29
    "Outdoor enthusiast"
  • New Member
    Paul Paul joined
    September 29
    "Wanting to learn more about natural resources."
  • New Member
    Joan Joan joined
    June 23
    "I love to be outdoors."
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