Wildkind Academy offers educational courses, retreats and mentorship for those seeking to grow in a community of nature lovers who want to build their wilderness living skills, experience outdoor adventure with more confidence and become more resilient and self-sufficient.
Explore our Live Courses & Retreats page for your access to direct living skills including: Wilderness living and survival training, backcountry medical training (WFR), food sovereignty including hunting, wild foraging, animal processing, clamming and fishing, as well as nature crafting, archery and holistic health for equanimity of the mind and body.
Through experiential and relevant life skills training, we can cultivate a greater reverence for our symbiotic relationship with all living things. Feel more alive, grow in connection to self and community, and shift into joy-based living. Welcome to Wildkind Academy, choose your own adventure of learning.
Subscribe below to join a growing community of nature lovers, life learners, outdoor adventurists and health optimizers who value connection, mindfulness, direct living skills and food sovereignty as the new self-care.
Founder and Total Wildkind
Jess has always taken the “Road Less Traveled”. She has experienced the transformative power of getting hands-on and dirty with the elements and embraces the cultivation of joyful and adventurous living. With a multi-disciplinary approach to optimal health, Jess welcomes you on this unique path of self discovery.
As a nature lover and professional rewilder, Jess founded Wildkindkind Academy with the desire to learn, share and grow in community with others who feel drawn to expand and challenge themselves into a more integrated partnership with the natural world.