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TWA school and camp founders Ben & Claire Walker have had a lifetime of careers in environmental and experiential education. Our Tribal Wisdom Academy adult team of Mentors are role-models of pioneer skills, safe practices, good character, mindfulness, and deep nature connection. All staff are trained in First-Aid and CPR, tool safety, fire safety, and all adults have the highest standard of FBI/DOJ fingerprint background screening. We ensure that your child is getting a true mentorship and an authentic childhood experience, as expressed in our photos and camp videos from the past 4 summers at Los Gatos Farms. Ben Jamin Walker has been teaching kids outdoors for forty years!

The TWA historic childhood experience equips your child for any world future.

TRIBAL WISDOM ACADEMY - VISION 2019

  • Allow children to have an actual childhood that is full of real adventures.
  • Create unstoppable self-directed lifelong learners that can get into any career or college that they choose.
  • Focus on moral character and sustainability.
  • Help families find a balance between self-reliance and community.
  • Train kids to thrive in any world future with an intertwining of paleolithic survival skills and modern day life-skills.
  • Connect students with how the natural world provides all of our food and raw materials, in today's advancing technological world.
  • Have a lot of fun.

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