NOLS Blog

Browse by Category

USNA Midshipman Turned NOLS Instructor

By Mike Titzer on May 16, 2019
 Photo by Nick Valentine

It was the second week of our course, and our hiking group of US Naval Academy Midshipmen sat on the side of an Alaskan mountain overlooking a giant herd of caribou.  

Read More

Topics: leadership, nols instructor, Alaska, military, service academy, US Naval Academy

A Day at the NOLS Faculty Summit

By NOLS on May 11, 2011

It's the second official day here at the NOLS Faculty Summit. Distinguished alumni and veteran instructors from around the world are sharing their knowledge and experiences with the rest of the NOLS faculty.

Read More

Topics: NOLS, gates richards, dan garvey, john gookin, wilderness education, nols faculty summit, Educators Notebook, nols instructor, outdoor education, jim sibthorp, mark jenkins, ann mills

The Faculty Summit Has Begun!

By NOLS on May 10, 2011

Over 150 instructors from around the world have gathered for a week of workshops, discussions, lectures, seminars, networking and fun. Topics range from river crossing techniques to the state of inclusion here at NOLS. Today we will hear from Tori Murden McClure, John Grunsfeld, Joe Thomas, and an expedition-full of veteran instructors. Follow along on Twitter at #NOLSsummit.

Read More

Topics: NOLS Faculty, leadership leassons, wyoming news, Faculty Summit, experiential education, Lander Wyoming, KTWO, Educators Notebook, nols instructor

Extreme Makeover Winner is Heading into the Winds

By Aparna Rajagopal-Durbin on Aug 26, 2010

Read More

Topics: NOLS, Wind River Wilderness, Marshall-Spreiers, National Outdoor Leadership School, Ty Pennington, NOLS scholarships, Dream Expedition Video Contest, nols instructor, Live the Dream, Dream Expedition Contest, Extreme Makeover Home Edition

"Hand Me The Baby!!!"

By Aparna Rajagopal-Durbin on Mar 31, 2010

Caution, sappiness may follow.

Read More

Topics: NOLS, moms on the run, Nursing on the Go, Rocky Raccoon, WMI, Liza Howard, Educators Notebook, nols instructor