Northern Tier Conservation Programs

Northern Tier Forest Corps

Forest Corps is a coed two-week leadership training course for outdoor enthusiasts. The course consists of 10 days of canoeing and camping in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness (BWCAW) and includes training in conservation, Leave No Trace, field science, and outdoor education.

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Northern Tier O.A. Wilderness Voyage and Canadian Odyssey

The Order of the Arrow Wilderness Voyage and Canadian Odyssey programs are an experience like no other. For two weeks, Arrowmen from around the country join together and give back to the Canoe Country region through portage trail restoration work. Participants have an opportunity to leave a mark on the Border Lake region that will enable millions of visitors each year to better enjoy their experience. Trail work involves restoring and protecting trails that have existed for centuries and are in dire need of repair.

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Northern Tier Leave No Trace Master Educator Course

Northern Tier offers Leave No Trace Master Educator courses in the summer and winter. This five-day course features a day on base of lectures before a four-day immersive wilderness classroom experience. The class is designed to teach LNT trainers the pedagogical methods necessary to instruct others in LNT ethics. After graduating the class, participants will be able to teach BSA 101 sessions, LNT awareness workshops, and LNT trainer courses.

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