The Self-Reliant Vintage Skills Academy

A 36 Week curriculum to help your kids develop the vintage life skills for total independence and self-reliance

Building self-reliant & independent kids
during (uncertain) times
with Vintage Life Skills Curriculum

We went from lost with no skills to using the Vintage Skills lost to time

Just a decade ago, I was pregnant with my third child, with uncertain times ahead of us, so I became obsessed with the idea of homesteading – growing our own food, homeschooling, and raising our children to be self-reliant. But I had no idea how to do it. 

So, we decided to just dive in. We started with chickens, ducks, small greenhouses, gardens, and learning how to bake bread and sew from scratch. We had our ups and downs – losses to predators, plants that died – and mistakes with preserving food, but we kept at it and became more and more skilled.

My kids began to educate others around them on these vintage skills – and that’s when I knew that other families needed the same journey. That’s why we created the Self-Reliant Vintage Skills Academy – to help families who feel lost go from having no skills to mastering those that are lost to time.

Self-reliant Vintage skills academy

Imagine what it would be like if your kids were…

learning hands-on and valuable skills they will need and use for life

Having fun while leaning skills that puts them heads above the rest of the crowd

Gaining skills like building, using tools, cooking from scratch, growing healthy food, survival skills, food preservation, and more...

Learning right alongside you beacuse learning never stops

Your kids will feel confident they can do anything!

My kids are plant experts now

Shelly M. Missouri

My kids loved learning all the vintage skills. My older kids took a special interest in foraging and medicinal herbs. During a family camping trip my kids would point out to their cousins what different plants were and the beneficial qualities. My brother and his family were amazed at how a bunch of kids knew this!







Hi, I'm Beth!

Raised in the city, I'm a farm girl in the making – teaching my kids to become self-reliant.

There's no need to move to the countryside and buy a herd of goats and a coop of chickens to teach your kids these essential skills. You can practice self-reliance skills wherever you are – all it takes is a little knowledge and know-how! Homeschooling families wanting to become more self-sufficient are in the perfect position to hone their skills and learn traditional techniques.

In today's modern world, the ultimate reward comes in the form of self-sufficiency and confidence to rise above all the challenges life throws your way.

The Self-Reliant Vintage Skills
Academy Includes:

A Full 36 Week Vintage Life Skills Homeschool  Curriculum filled with pictures, explanations and examples. 

Accompanying Workbook

Self-reliant Vintage skills academy

Get The Self-Reliant Vintage Skills Academy
a $49 value for $25

but what about...

Q1: Do I have to have these vintage life skills for my kids to be able to learn them with this program?

Answer: Absolutely not. In fact you will be able to learn right along with your kids together. 

Q2: Do we need a lot of equipment?

Answer: This is all about Self-Reliant living. So much of this is built around the idea of tools or things you might already have at home or easy to get items.


Q3: Do we need to be homesteaders or live on a farm for this?

Answer: No you do not. Many lessons go over things like farm animals and gardening, but it is built with the intention of doing what you can where you are. So there are ideas that help people living in city neighborhoods or even apartments on how to use that lesson for self-reliance in those situations. 

The Self-Reliant Vintage Skills Academy will help you:


You don’t have to know how to do many of these skills. Thats part of the fun you get to learn and gain skills right along with your kids.

This product is best suited for 3rd graders and up. However there are many lessons that can be done earlier and will need a little more adult help. 

There are some lessons that take things outside to a back yard or a park. Many lessons can also be done in a regular kitchen, a garage or workshop. These lessons are designed to be flexible and work with what you have where you are. 

There are 36 weeks of lessons. But they are yours to do with in the best way that suits you. You can do a lesson a week, or focus on one lesson for a month. Do what works best for your homeschool situation. 

Much needed {in these times}

Susan  J. Wyoming

My Daughter started homeschooling in 2020, but she still has to work part-time. So I take my 2 grandkids and I teach them homeschool lessons twice a week. I was excited to find this. Some of these skills I remember my grandpa teaching me, but I never took the time to teach my kids, now my grandkids will know them too. 

What would be possible if...

Your kids learned young the skills and knowledge that were becoming more rare by the year but they knew how to provide for themselves and others all because they took a vintage life skills journey of a lifetime.

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