Tribal Wisdom Academy  
2018-2019 School Year

RSVP your spot NOW! 


Only 12 students per class. Ages 7 to 10.

(Age 6 with parent supervision.) 

Two Semesters: 10-week course in Fall 2018, and 10-weeks in Spring 2019. (Course outlines will be published soon). 

Choose one or two days per week, 11am to 3pm. RSVP below.

Special Wednesday 1:30-4pm Outdoor Maker Labs: 

Located on a 30-acre horse ranch near Los Gatos, California, within our own Forest Adventureland. 

  Students build and test and learn, old school! 

Students build, test and learn... old school! Tribal Wisdom Academy is where childhood & adventure are in the curriculum.

"The long years of the world's modern school systems are sadly replacing the time required for actual childhood, and the experience required for full human development. Is it reasonable to expect that 13 straight years of sitting in K-12 classrooms will inspire your child to love learning and then reach his or her full potential?"  -Ben Walker. 

A Gap-Year for your child: If your child is age 7 to 10 and attends a regular school, we are suggesting that you take a year off. Parents may register as homeschoolers during any day of the year. Find out how at . Parents of our students also often stay to visit with each other during classes.

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Tribal Wisdom Academy is a "Transitional Gap Year" that adds actual real-world experience to the K-12 desk sit. Founders Ben and Claire Walker agree with parents that actual child development is the key that unlocks actual adulthood.

"It’s the strong, healthy, inquisitive and skillful children of the pioneer days who became the adults that built successful countries around the world. We will need those kinds of people to merge with future technologies and lead world populations sustainably forward." - Ben Walker


Please Note:  These TWA transitional school years are not for children who have behavior issues. Our 6:1 student/staff ratio only allows us to supervise and mentor children who can be safely trusted with real tools, fire, weapons, and real-world responsibility. 

Fall 2018 & Spring 2019
RSVP Form:

Parent Name *
Parent Name
Please tentatively RSVP these WEEKLY class days at the TWA Forest Adventureland:
11am-3pm during Sept-Oct-Nov 2018 and March-April-May 2019. Tuition is $900 per 10-week semester.
Tentatively RSVP a MONTHLY Wednesday for your Homeschool Support Group
1:30-4pm during Sept-Oct-Nov 2018 and March-April-May 2019. Cost is $480 per school-year (six Wednesdays).
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Awakening a personal connection to history with easy stone tool making... your child's primal human heritage.