Our Mission:  To ensure the survival of future generations by

guiding youth and community to a pure connection with the Earth.


         Making a survival shelter              Finding & Purifying Water             Creating fire from nature           Finding & Cooking Food

The Children of the Earth Foundation (COTEF) is an educational non-profit 501 c 3 organization.  It was created by Tom Brown, Jr. in 2001 as an opportunity to offer his Tracker School teachings to children and families.  We are committed to hands on learning activities through the ancient art and science of tracking, awareness, and wilderness living skills.


  Real experience.  Lasting results.
A guided adventure through the forgotten arts of tracking,
nature awareness, and wilderness survival living.


  • Give a COTEF Program This Season Make a gift of a COTEF program to your favorite children this season!Just contact us for a gift certificate, and pay through the "store" section here.  Although our schedule ...
    Posted Nov 28, 2014, 11:20 AM by Holly Strahan
  • Giving Tuesday After Black Friday and Cyber Monday, comes Giving Tuesday.  Non-profits all over the country are set to receive your donations on December 2nd.  We hope you think of us ...
    Posted Nov 28, 2014, 11:12 AM by Holly Strahan
  • Coyote Teaching For Adults With Rick Berry and Juan Villarreal The Children of the Earth Foundation is proud to invite you to a unique class that Rick Berry and Juan Villarreal will be teaching on how to teach primitive skills ...
    Posted Aug 27, 2014, 10:23 AM by Holly Strahan
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