A 501 (c)(3) nonprofit corporation

Want to teach a fun workshop? Let us know! 867~647~7010

*Currently Collecting:

~glass bottles (please rinse out)

~tea kettles

~rain barrel(s)


~edible/food bearing plants/trees

~medium+ rocks

~willow tree clippings

~metal filing cabinets

(mostly) FREE Workshops

happening EVERY MONTH!!

All ages welcome depending on adult participation.

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Would you like to share with us your specialty or know-how?

Schedule a day of fun at The Backwoods!

We love learning new things, and I bet you have something to offer your community-

raising farm animals, gardening, pruning, bee keeping, mushroom hunting, sewing, weaving, science, music, jewelry, recycled crafts, grey water systems, wild edibles identification, fruit trees, geology, history, mechanics, soap making, home-grown cleaning products... what do you know? Pass down your knowledge through a public workshop or private art classes.

The Art Experimentation Center

Workshops & Guest Speakers:

"Like Us" on Facebook and make sure to Follow Us and subscribe to our Events to keep up with upcoming workshops and guest speakers. Workshops are taught by community members and focus on their specialty~ recycled crafts, jewelry, science, and more! Prices vary. Interactive guest speakers will teach us what they know and how to utilize it in our lives.

Special Events:

Hire The Backwoods to host your birthday or be a special guest at your club event, festival, or special gathering. Up to ten people to an event hosted at The Backwoods. Come utilize the Art Experimentation Center for your organized craft lesson, or just get crazy and start experimenting! Make it all day, or for just a few hours. Unlimited number of people to an event hosted elsewhere.

  • At The Backwoods:

All Day Rate (11am-5pm max) includes lunch: $350 total

By The Hour: $10/person

  • At your special event elsewhere:

Rates Vary, please Contact Us for a quote.

Private Art & Craft Classes:

Whether you want to learn a new craft or teach your child about art, join us in private art and craft lessons. All ages are welcome to learn and create. Learn anything you want to know. $10/hour per person

“Walk with the dreamers, the believers, the courageous, the cheerful, the planners, the doers, the successful people with their heads in the clouds and their feet on the ground.  Let their spirit ignite a fire within you to leave this world better than when you found it...”


                                                                               Wilferd Peterson

  • Workshops
  • Guest Speakers
  • Special Events
  • Private Classes