*The projects listed are examples, not necessarily exactly what we will do.  Ultimately project selection will depend on student interest.

Days:  Monday - Friday


  • 9 AM - 3 PM, Monday - Friday

NEW Location:  38 McDaris Cove Road, Weaverville NC, 28787 (roughly 10 minutes from downtown Weaverville, 20 minutes from Asheville)  [Google Maps link]

Price:  $310 per child (Lunches not provided)

  • A $50 non-refundable deposit is due at registration to secure a spot in camp
  • ​10% discount for each additional sibling or week of camp
  • Overnight meals provided:  dinner Thursday and breakfast Friday

Limited Partial Scholarships Available
Contact us for more info:

  • Primitive pottery
  • Flint knapping
  • A variety of open fire cooking methods
  • Woods and creek wandering

We will gather together around the ancient hearth-fire

We will honor the importance of play

We will hear stories that feed our imaginations

We will sing songs to enliven our spirits

We will form friendships and celebrate each other’s gifts

We will be our wild and creative selves!  

Wild Crafters:

A summer experience for wild and creative children!

June 25-29      (ages 9-13)

Created and led by Allie Showalter!

Happening at our newest location in Weaverville, The Wild Crafters will spend their week answering the ancient call to create!  During our time together, we will engage in a rich series of nature based crafts while connect deeply to fire in a community of fellow creatives.  

  • Gourd bowls
  • Wild foods preparations
  • Herbal salve making
  • Optional OVERNIGHT on Thursday!

Forest Ninja (ages 8-12)​​

July 2 - 6  FULL

Run Wild! (ages 6-12)

July 9 - 13, July 16 - 20 &  July 23 - 27

This is the schedule for our Summer 2018 Season

We plan on publishing our Summer 2019 Schedule in late November or early December.

To stay updated on prgram schedules and when registration will open please sign up for our Newsletter:

Each year is unique, but projects and activities may include*:

(828) 338-9787

This camp is now FULL.  Get on the waitlist HERE

Survival Skills (ages 9-13*)​​

July 30 - Aug 3

  • Wild Crafters            June 25 - 29            FULL waitlist available

  • Forest Ninja               July 2 - 6                 FULL waitlist available
  • Run Wild!                     July 9 - 13              FULLwaitlist available

  • Run Wild!                   July 16 - 20              FULL waitlist available
  • Run Wild!                  July 23 - 27              only 1 space available
  • Survival Skills         July 30 - Aug 3          OPEN spaces available

(828) 338-9787

Wild Crafters Day Camp