The American Gap Association (AGA) released a report containing results from a new survey on gap year participation among college-age students. The National Outdoor Leadership School (NOLS) is an accredited gap year provider through the AGA.
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Truly, the best part about all of those choices is that students will often get credit for the experience when they do go to college.
Over three months last fall Kevin Cadogan got a chance to hike 38 miles in the Wind River Range in Wyoming, rock climb in southern Idaho, and take part in an 84-mile canoe expedition on Utah’s Green River and San Juan River.
The expedition was the dream of a lifetime for the 20-year-old Sudbury native, who as a child summited several of New England's highest peaks with his stepdad, including Mt. Washington, Mt. Kathadin, and Mt. Mansfield.
Immersion leaders as well as other students and community members gathered in the Center for the Arts (CFA) for Wilderness First Aid (WFA) training on March 5 and 6. This certification program, led by the National Outdoor Leadership School (NOLS), provided attendees with skills in first aid, communication and the ability to cope with difficult or dangerous situations.
Astronauts dreaming to one day set foot on mars learn important skills at Lander's National Outdoor Leadership School (NOLS).
LANDER, WY– The American Alpine Club (AAC) awarded NOLS Instructor Craig Muderlak the Copp-Dash Inspire Award last week in Golden, Colorado.
LANDER, WY— The Wilderness Education Association (WEA) presented James Mills with the Paul K. Petzoldt Leadership Award, at the 2016 International Conference on Outdoor Leadership this past weekend.
LANDER, WY—The National Outdoor Leadership School (NOLS) is excited to announce its second Exploration Film Tour. Come celebrate the wonder of the outdoors through film! The Exploration Film Tour is a series of free events hosted by NOLS featuring six outstanding short films including An American Ascent (Distill, 2013). In 2016, the Exploration Film Tour will share stories that aim to inspire adventurers to pursue their dreams, from reaching remote summits, to paddling the world's oceans, or just exploring their own backyard.
Today, just before the rain began, the National Outdoor Leadership School dedicated its newly finished bronze statue of its founder, Paul Petzoldt. It will permanently reside at the NOLS headquarters in Lander.
LANDER, WY—The National Outdoor Leadership School (NOLS) is excited to announce its sponsorship with the Banff Centre, Canada’s leading arts and cultural organization.
As part of this partnership, NOLS will be a sponsor of both the the Banff Mountain Film and Book Festival as well as the Banff Adventure Filmmakers’ Workshop.