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.


  • 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
  • Get $150 Back! Invite a Friend and Get $150! Announcing Our New Referral Program If you enroll in Coyote Tracks programs this summer, you can refer a friend or relative (who is not ...
    Posted Jun 11, 2014, 3:20 PM by Holly Strahan
  • Simon Harrison Returns to COTEF We are delighted to welcome Simon Harrison back to COTEF as Program Director of Coyote Tracks.  Simon has returned to the East Coast after several years of directing his non ...
    Posted Jan 18, 2014, 2:41 PM by Holly Strahan
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