Realms Apprenticeship
Elves, Wizards & Role-Playing

Quest in the Realms! 1 weekend-a-month, Fall to Spring

The fate of the Realms is in your hands! Create your character and embark on our epic role-playing adventure. Become an elf, wizard, dwarf, and more. Join friends on a magical quest. Create your costume through hands-on folk crafts and craft your trusty foam sword. Level up with real skills of stealth, archery, and wilderness survival. Explore the outdoors trailing mysterious animal tracks, healing with wild medicinal plants, and journeying by magical maps and waterways. At the end of each day, gather round the campfire and regale friends with your own epic tales of the Realms.

Join Your Adventure Party!

Join an Adventuring Party of four to eight fellow Apprentices questing and learning new skills together. Each team is mentored by our expert Realms Guides. Together as a team you…

  • Work with a Realms Guide mentoring you and your team on your quest.
  • Train to be self-directed, empowered to craft your journey together through the Realms.
  • Contribute to the greater community, helping younger Adventurers, your family and elders.
  • Forge a cohort of friends who are reliable, thoughtful, and truly helpful to one another.

Learn Realms Skills

In monthly outdoor weekends and evening meetups, you craft your character, quest through stories, and learn the following skills:

Character Creation & Role-Playing Develop your character—become an Elf, Wizard, Ranger, and more! Level up in the game of Realms by accumulating experience in essential outdoor skills. Learn stealth, archery, and wilderness survival to stay safe on your journey. Let animals, plants, trees and other forces of nature be your guides. Develop authentic skills of animal tracking and nature awareness.

Costumes & Theater Arts Create a costume and questing tools that are fully functional for your wilderness adventures. Work with fiber, leather, stone, bone, metal, and more. Go forth safely into battle with foam swords, arrows, and war hammers. Learn theater arts and handcrafts to create costumes and makeup for creature designs.

Questing & Storytelling Live the game. Experience an ongoing role-playing saga where each weekend is a new adventure. Weave these tales into an epic year-long story, questing with your friends. Help run the end-of-year Realms Faire & Festival with questing games, music, and tournaments. Always remember: the fate of the Realms is in your hands!

As a champion in the Realms you follow the trails of deer, elk, fox, and bobcats to discover their mysteries. You also learn to decode bird language, using forest songs and calls to help find other wildlife.

Explore the Program Schedule

Fall to Spring, 1 weekend a month & 1 optional evening a month

This transported program is made up of Weekend Adventures where your team explores and trains in the outdoors and Seasonal Gatherings where families can connect with each other. Schedule options below.

Weekend Overnights 8 total - Typically 1 weekend a month, Fri (5:30 PM) to Sun (3:30 PM)

During Weekend Overnights you journey to the wilderness to camp out and train with your Trackers Team and Guide. Stay in tents in the fall and spring and in cabins in winter.

Graduation Wrap our year together with a community potluck and BBQ.

Get a Trackers Realms Membership

Register and receive a Trackers Realms Membership for your full year (Sept - August). This includes:

  • 8 weekend overnights, 3 Seasonal Family Gatherings
  • A Trackers T-Shirt, Trackers Woodcarving Guide & monthly Trackers Journal.
  • 10% off other Realms programs for the registered Realms Apprentice. Includes all programs occurring from program start to the end of following summer. Cannot be combined with other discounts or scholarships.


Weekend Overnights

Includes 8 Weekend Overnights

Reserve your place with a $195 non-refundable deposit, then 9 monthly payments of $300 (total $2,895). Your first payment is due August 31.

Returning Student Discount Apprentices returning from the previous program year (within Fall to Spring) receive a 15% discount. Use your discount code (emailed) or Contact Us to receive one.

Need Financial Help? We offer Opportunity & Merit Scholarships of 5% - 15% off. Up to a $200 discount off the full tuition. It's quick and easy to apply.

Please note, scholarships and multiple discounts cannot be combined.

Choose Your Schedule

When choosing a schedule, be sure your child can make all or most of the weekends. Seasonal Gatherings are optional. Due to group size limits, we do not allow switching between schedules.

SALMON Weekend


Grade 6-8 & 9-12 Realms Apprenticeship

Adventure Day
Friday (5:30 PM) to Sunday (3:30 PM)
  • September 22-24, 2023
  • October 13-15, 2023
  • November 3-5, 2023
  • January 19-21, 2024
  • February 9-11, 2024
  • March 15-17, 2024
  • April 26-28, 2024
  • May 3-5, 2024

Family Gatherings

We offer 3 Seasonal Family Gatherings (optional).

Tracktoberfest Oct 5, 2023
Holiday Party Dec 9, 2023
Graduation May 11, 2024