Instructors - Wilderness, Fishing, Movement

Jason Drevenak (North American Bushcraft School)

​Jason is a lifelong practitioner and teacher of Bushcraft, Primitive Skills and all things outdoors.  His West Virginia based School provides everything from homeschool programs to Individualized Survival Training, skills workshops and the annual Mountain Craft Gathering. 

Jason has been profiled on several Television Programs including National Geographic's Mygrations Series.  Jason has a particular passion for working with youth and instucts with a powerful sense of providing fun and empowering responsibility.

Hollie Bates

​​​Hollie is the mother of a 10 year old boy and studied Environmental Sciences and Education at Oregon State University. She's been teaching young people with the Oregon outdoors as her classroom since 2015.


When she is not teaching, she enjoys surfing and cross-country skiing as well adventuring in the wilderness with her family to see wildlife and camp out. Hollie is a native Oregonian who grew up at the coast in Newport, OR. 

Ingrid Gendreau

Ingrid is a devoted mushroom identifier, forager, cultivator, and spore dispersal agent who has led expeditions for specimen collection all across the cascades and coastal regions of Oregon.


In the outdoor classroom, she is an advocate for young people and their environment and steps in as an intermediary between the two. She uses inquiry-based learning to foster intrigue and build up cognitive skills as her students explore connections with the ecological systems they are inseparable from. 

Ingrid is a disciple of the temperate rainforests of the Pacific Northwest. She gives thanks to her

forager peers in the Oregon Mycological Society for her mentoring in Mt. Hood, Willamette, Deschutes, Gifford Pinchot, and Shasta-Trinity National Forests - and from Portland State University, where she graduated with a biology degree and sustainability minor.

​Daniel Greholver

Daniel has spent most of his working life outside as an arborist, instructor, and builder. He started his path of learning outdoor skills at the Tracker School in New Jersery, and continues to be not only a student of these skills, but a student of life. His belief is that mastery can only be strived for, and strives to follow the example of his teachers that true mastery is the dedication to learning. 

In the classroom he seeks to focus on what is not known, rather than what is; Daniel seeks to promote an environment of asking questions, rather than espousing knowledge with the hope that everyone has the opportunity to both teach and learn. He believes confidence comes through practice, and focuses on hand-on learning. His aim is to test theoretical knowledge in order to gain real knowledge through hands-on experience. In this way, the focus is learning at least as much through failure as is learned from success. Daniel is passionate about Archery, Bow-Making, and anything which brings one closer to Nature.

Randy Bonner

Randall Bonner grew up hunting and fishing in Alabama with his father, who guided hunters for whitetail deer. He is an award-winning author, with dozens of articles published in print magazines and newspapers, and hundreds of articles published online. An avid angler, hunter and forager, he enjoys providing for himself with what mother nature has to offer, as well as sharing his knowledge and skills with others.


Deckhanding on a charter boat in Depoe Bay kindled Randy's passion for working with families to create lifelong memories and he hopes to create the same experiences with Coyle Outside.

​Angelo Seaver (Hawk)​​

Hawk (Angelo Seaver), founder of Red Hawk Pathways, brings a plethora of skills and experience from years of practicing stone age and modern survival methods.  He is a Rites of Passage youth mentor for Cascadia QuestOn a lifelong learning journey, his passions for nature connection started early. Growing up on an organic farm in the California Redwoods taught him the interconnectedness of all things, how to hunt, hike and blend into nature. Later on in his young adult life he traveled extensively seeking out and practicing lessons from many along the way including, B.O.S.S. (Boulder Outdoor Survival School), Tom Brown Jr, and Backtracks skills gatherings. Some of his favorite skills to practice and use are fire and archery.

Jessie Krebs (SERE Training School)

Jessie spent four years as an Air Force Survival, Escape, Resistance and Evasion Instructor.  One of less than 10 women in a group of over 250 elite instructors teaching Navy Seals, Army Rangers and many other military in the arts of survival.  She spent 11 years working with at risk teens in the Wilderness where she further honed both her people and wilderness skills.  Jessie is a committed and passionate teacher who truly lives to pass on her knowledge.  She runs her own school in Colorado and is a special guest instructor with Coyle Outside.  ANY chance you get to take a class with Jessie is not to be missed.

Sheris Patten

Sheris is a Montessori teacher during the school year and a mom of two. She's been in love with the outdoors since her teenage years and every moment outdoors has been an impactful time. Her passion giving every child a moment to embrace all the special things the outdoors can provide and to instill hope that they will be the best caretakers of it in the future. Sheris finds that nature's classroom is the best teacher and she guides young people through it with all their senses. She has been teaching on and off for 15 years and always finds herself learning something new around another tree branch - that’s why she loves it!

Andy Howell

Andy hails from the midwest and has studied Primitive Skills, Natural Building (in Ecuador and Oregon), animal processing and hunting, Canoeing Expeditions in the Hudson and Boundary Waters, Backpacking the Continental Divide Trail and Fly Fishing in Remote Alaska.  This spring he will take part in a one month Primitive Living Skills Immersion Course in Washington.  Andy graduated from the University of Cincinnati with a  Design degree.  He has a passion for teaching youth that comes from his own camp experiences as an adolescent.  Andy is the only straight laced feral person I know!

Contact Info


PO Box 2389, Corvallis OR 97333

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