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Q&A with a NOLS Parent

By Shelli Johnson on Nov 17, 2017

Editor’s note: Shelli Johnson, a NOLS grad, writes about what it was like for her son Wolf to go on his own 30-day NOLS course in the summer of 2016.

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Topics: interviews, Wind River Range, Live the Dream, classic courses, stories

NOLS' Amazing Public Relations Internship

By Nate Robbins on Sep 5, 2012

My internship here at the National Outdoor Leadership School has been better than I could have ever expected. I have been given many opportunities to grow in more ways than just working at my desk. I do get the chance to develop my skills on normal public relations tasks including writing press releases. I have been sending out press releases about students who complete NOLS courses, and I’ve been getting published. I also have been working on social media postings on the NOLS blog about interesting stories and topics.

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Topics: NOLS, Sinks Canyon, Behind the Scenes, opportunity, Lander, Public Relations, Wyoming, Headquarters, Internship, Gannett, International Climbers' Festival, Wind River Range, Vedauwoo, summit, CWC, rock climbing

Levine Scholars Learn Leadership at NOLS

By Brian Fabel on Sep 27, 2010

This summer the Levine Scholars Program of University of North Carolina Charlotte (UNC-C) traveled to NOLS Rocky Mountain for their summer orientation wilderness expedition. The Levine Scholars partnered with NOLS Professional Training to provide their incoming freshmen scholars a common leadership foundation and an opportunity to develop as a team.

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Topics: Behind the Scenes, Backpacking, University of North Carolina Charlette, Wind River Range, Levince Scholars, UNC-C, Leadership Training, NOLS Professional Training