Wilderness School Workshops

Become Capable & Confident in the Wild!

Practical, Hands-On Skills Development

Develop Leadership, Communication & Initiative

Skills Development for Outdoor Enthusiasts!

Check out all the cool ways that you can increase your knowledge and skill in outdoor competencies!  These sweet three hour workshops will be happening throughout the winter and spring!   You can book one or a few in topics you want to improve on, or save some money and book the whole series!  Classes will be in person and held at the Haliburton Highlands Museum.  Simply click in to book!

If you run a camp, school or organization and would like us to run one or several of these workshops on a custom date/place as part of your training, please reach out to Owner/Operator and Lead Instructor, Corina Mansfield at info@deeprootsadventure.com.  We can facilitate custom training requests as well, which can include survival, camp instruction, leadership & communication and more!

Take advantage of EARLY BIRD Pricing for 25% off Course Price – or Book the ‘FULL SERIES’ to pay 25% less than the individual course prices.  

*Courses must be booked 7 days before the scheduled start of the course to take advantage of Early Bird pricing. *

Mastering Maps

A focused 3 hour workshop designed to help you master the art of using and making maps!

1:30 – 4:30 pm

Winter Session:  Sun, Nov 27, 2022

Spring Session:  Sun, Apr 2, 2023

Haliburton Highlands Museum

Reg: $75 / Early Bird: $56.25


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Conquer Your Compass

A focused 3 hour workshop designed to help you become capable and confident utilizing your compass!

1:30 – 4:30 pm

Winter Session:  Sun, Dec 4, 2022

Spring Session:  Sun, Apr 16, 2023

Haliburton Highlands Museum

Reg: $75 / Early Bird: $56.25


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Staying Found with GPS

A focused workshop designed to help you utilize your GPS in partnership with your map and compass!

1:30 – 4:30 pm

Winter Session:  Sun, Dec 11, 2022

Spring Session:  Sun, Apr 23, 2023

Haliburton Highlands Museum

Reg: $75 / Early Bird: $56.25


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Knots & Lashings

You will leave this workshop feeling confident in your knowledge of which knot or lashing to use for which practical application. We will be covering several critical knots and lashing for outdoor applications. Having a few in your ‘toolbox’ that you know really well is very important.

1:30 – 4:30 pm

Winter Session:  Sun, Jan 8, 2023

Spring Session:  Sun, Apr 30, 2023

Haliburton Highlands Museum

Reg: $50 / Early Bird: $37.50


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Trip Planning in Two Parts

This two part workshop focused on teaching you the elements of trip planning, from route, to equipment, food, fuel, etc..

It is recommended that you take the navigation workshops before this one. These two part workshops are scheduled as such:

1:30 – 4:30 pm

Winter Sessions: Part 1, Jan 8, 2023 / Part 2, Jan 15, 2023

Spring Sessions: Part 1, Apr 30, 2023 / Part 2, May 7, 2023

Haliburton Highlands Museum

Reg: $150 / Early Bird: $112.50


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