NOLS provides extended wilderness, water and mountaineering expeditions, along with semester-long courses. Each course emphasizes a core curriculum of risk management and judgment, leadership and teamwork, outdoor skills and environmental studies. International programs serve students age 18 and up. Participants may earn college credit through certain programs.
|Name||National Outdoor Leadership School|
|Program Focuses & Features||Adventure Travel, Canoeing, Caving, Conservation, Ecology, Environmental Science, Fishing, Geology, Hiking, Kayaking, Leadership, Mountain Trips, Mountaineering, Outdoor Education, Pack Train, Peace/Cross-cultural Studies, Ranch, Rock Climbing, Sailing, White-water Rafting, Wilderness Camping, Wilderness Canoeing|
|Grade Range (rising grades)||8-Col|
|Age Range||Residential — Coed Ages 14 and up|
|Director||John Gans, Executive Director|
|Residential Fee||$1255-15,200, 2-11 weeks.|
|Dates & Sessions||2-11 weeks|