black and white photo of NOLS Founder Paul Petzoldt teaching a group of students in the early years of NOLS.

Celebrating NOLS in the New Year

NOLS welcomes new president, and celebrates Paul Petzoldt's 112th birthday, our 55th anniversary, and 50th anniversary of 30 Days of Survival ...


Looking Within, Stepping Forward

52 years after its founding, NOLS reflects on its foundational values and the relevance of its leadership curriculum then and now.