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Welcome to
Primitive Instincts
Youth Nature Program!

School year programs open for enrollment!! 

Enroll by September 15th!
Contact Ms. Cat today to see how we can make sure you're part of the program this year! 

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Conveniently located in Wimberley, Texas, is Primitive Instincts Youth Nature Program. We are an immersive outdoor nature program for youth, teens, families, and adults. While following our passions of the outdoors, we create magical experiences in many ways surrounded by the beautiful Hill Country scenery.

Primitive Instincts YNP  is incredibly unique, caring of our community, is inspired by children's passions, and fundamentally enriching. By combining ancestral knowledge of primitive, survival, and outdoor skills, along with modern resources, philosophies, and environmental sciences, we provide an exciting curriculum that we hope will allow for your child's passions to grow and most importantly, for the whole family to gain a strong relationship with nature. 

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Click on "More About Us" to find out more about the owner and Executive Director, Ms. Cat, as well as information about the land and why you should choose us.

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Join the community today!

During the 2023-24 school year:

  • Homeschool Tribe Courses​:

    • Open Ages - youth & teens, ages 5-14 (Fridays)

    • Private Group (>6 students; Thursdays)
      *Contact Ms. Cat to reserve!

  • Monthly Nature Quest Clan Program 

    • Youth, ages 5-12 (Sat)

**Enrollment for the school year of 2023-24 is NOW POSTED AND OPEN!!**

In addition to, events such as time for community, community campouts, courses like how to make ink out of oak galls, and walks discussing native and edible plants, will be offered. These events will be available for the whole family and any adults interested. Event information will provided and updated continually!

Make sure to keep an eye on us by giving us a 'Like' and follow us on Instagram and Facebook!  

Check out the information below!

Contact Ms. Cat at anytime with any questions you may have. We are here to always help you!

Thank you and we hope to see you soon for an outdoor learning adventure! 

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Orientation Day
and
Meet & Greets

Orientation Day: September 2, 2023
Saturday - 11 AM-2 PM

Need a different date and time?
Contact Ms. Cat for a private Meet & Greet!

Orientation Day is a day to orient ourselves with the land, the expectations, the fun, and the learning that the kids will be able to experience at Primitive Instincts YNP.

Meet and greets are very similar. Meet and greets are more private and can be scheduled based on availability. 

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Make sure to be prepared for the weather!
If it is over 80 degrees, we'll go swimming in the refreshing saltwater pool.If it is rainy, we'll still meet and have an awesome time! 

Ms. Cat can't wait to meet with you and your family! 

Contact information can be found on the "Contact" page. 

Weekly Homeschool Tribe

Open Ages (ages 5-14) on Fridays
*Private Group (ages 5-12) on Thursdays 

Every week during the school year, kids and teens will get to experience and learn from the outdoors! We will emerge ourselves in primitive, survival, and awareness skills. In addition, there are numerous natural sciences we’ll study, which will include botany, ecology, conservation, hydrology, entomology, ornithology, land stewardship, and more! We will be inspired by the seasons, play games, know how to be a land steward, think like scientists, and become more comfortable outside by learning outdoor survival skills. 

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Tuition is per year.
Monthly payment plans are offered; terms & policies apply.
Courses are rain or shine.
The specific dates of when we meet and costs are provided under the exact course's Event page, under "Enroll & RSVP". 

*Private Group for 2023-24 is still available; must be >6 students and on Thursdays. 

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Monthly Nature Quest Clan

Youth (ages 5-12) on Saturday

Kids will be able to go with the flow of nature and spend the day exploring what the outdoors has to offer. We will discuss our passions and discover how nature can fuel them. This program is great for everyone, from children who are just beginning to get acquainted with the outdoors to independent wilderness pros. From archery and fire building to studying details of our environment, kids will connect to nature and make wonderful life-long memories. 

Tuition is per year. 
Courses are rain or shine.
The specific dates of when we meet and the costs are provided under the exact course's Event page, under "Enroll & RSVP". 

Events

Follow our Facebook and Instagram for the most updated list of events!

All events are open to the whole family or any adults interested in the subjects. Additionally, we will be offering community camp outs, connecting to nature courses, night hikes, as well as courses where we create using natural resources. These courses will involve outdoor, primitive, survival, and awareness skills, as well as fire building, knife carving and safety, and native and edible plant walks.

Birthdays

Any nature-related birthday could be scheduled, ages 4-adult!
Contact Ms. Cat to see how we can celebrate a birthday outdoors together!

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Make sure to 'Like' and follow us on Instagram and Facebook, and check on our website to get our updates on all our upcoming courses and events!

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Special Groups

Private Group Sessions

Contact us if your group, such as a church group or Boy/Girl Scouts troop, would like for us to come visit them or for your group to visit the land. Activities offered vary; including nature activities, knife carving, and fire building. By appointment only.

There is an option to have a PRIVATE weekly homeschool co-op group registered for the Fall/Spring 2023-2024 year.
Please contact Ms. Cat today for information. 

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Here For You!

Please contact us at any time, with any questions. It would be wonderful to have you and your family as part of the Primitive Instincts YNP community!

Primitive Instincts YNP Campus is located in Wimberley, Texas, in between Ranch Road 12 and Old Kyle Road.

We are tucked away in a peaceful area where the stars shine bright and wildlife roam free.

Nearby locations include:

- 15 mins from Wimberley Square

- 20 mins from Dripping Springs

- 20 mins from Kyle

- 30 mins from San Marcos

- 40 mins from South Austin

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