Sustainable Shelter Series Registration

All courses in the Sustainable Shelter Series take place on Aprovecho’s beautiful 40 acre campus in the foothills of the Oregon Coast Range.  We provide either a room in our Strawbale dormitory or camping facilities depending on your preference and the order in which you sign up.  All students have access to showers, kitchen, library, hiking trails, and relaxation space.  All courses include three organic meals a day sourced (as much as possible) from the campus or surrounding areas.  There is a limited number of positions for this course.

Full Course Tuition: $2975 – $3975 ($500 deposit)

Week-by-week Tuition: $600/week

If you are interested in student financing, please fill out the registration form below making sure to check the “yes” box under student financing.

Registration Instructions

Register by filling out the form below.  You can submit your deposit through the online system or avoid a 3% visa tax and send your $500 deposit through the post to:

Aprovecho – NB Program
80574 Hazelton Rd.
Cottage Grove, OR 97424

Your Name

Your Age

Your Email

Mailing Address

Best phone # to reach you at

Which program are you signing up for? Spring or Summer session? Just one week or the whole Shelter Series?

Tell us about yourself and your goals, and how they relate to the program you are applying for.

Tell us about your educational background, special skills, or anything else you consider important as it relates to the program.

During your program, you will be living in a group setting with shared facilities. Are you open to helping with household responsibilities (for example, cooking a meal/doing dishes once per week and daily chores)?
 Yes No

Do you have any food allergies or special dietary needs?. All meals will made with organic or local ingredients, and prepared with love.

Would you prefer a shared room in the strawbale dormitory or a camping space? (Dorm rooms are limited to the first 10 participants and are secured with your deposit)

How did you learn about Aprovecho?

We would like to share your contact information with other registered course participants. This can be useful for arranging rides to your program. Are you OK with your Name and Email address being shared on this list (which you will also have access to once we receive your deposit)
 Yes No

Are you interested in student financing options for this program?
 Yes No

Do you intend on paying your deposit online here or by post (check or money order)?




Email Chris Foraker with any questions.  Aprovecho’s refund policy can be found here.