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New Courses for Summer 2017

By Molly Herber on Feb 21, 2017

When we decide to create a new course, it comes from a combination of our faculty’s passion for the area and constant desire for growth, and from what students say they want to see more of.

So, here’s a peek at the new courses you can take starting the summer of 2017. You can focus on service learning, explore the far north of Norway, or walk through the heart of Alaska’s Talkeetna Range.

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Topics: service, NOLS Rocky Mountain, Sea Kayaking, Events, Skills, NOLS Alaska, Backpacking, Kayaking, NOLS Scandinavia, Announcements

Building and Rebuilding: What I Learned on an Alumni Service Trip

By Haley Cushing on Jan 10, 2017
Photo by Julie Polhemus.

On the first day of the 2016 Alumni Service Trip in the Adirondacks, I remember thinking that our motley crew of highly motivated yet enormously unskilled laborers had quite an impossible mission before us. It was our goal to revamp a bridge and, looking at the bridge spanning across Moose Creek, it looked like a daunting task.

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Topics: service, Alumni, service project, NOLS Northeast, Alumni Trip, Stories, Alumni Accomplishments