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Apostle Islands

Stewards of Tomorrow: Island Adventures

June 19, 2023June 23, 2023

Stewards of Tomorrow: Island Adventures is for participants 14–17 years of age interested in sailing, stewardship, hiking, and beachcombing. We will be living aboard a tall ship and also making stops to explore various island trails, forests, and beaches throughout the Apostle Islands National Lakeshore (always weather dictated and dependent)….

Northland student portaging canoe

Outdoor Education

…Bound and NOLS, lead expeditions, direct summer camps, and run outdoor programs at schools, universities, cities, and military bases. course list Outdoor Program Management Adding to the core of outdoor education theory and practice, this emphasis will help you think about marketing, business plans, financing, and staffing. Graduates become sustainable…

Study Abroad

Off-campus Study

Whatever your interest, you can deepen and expand your education by studying off campus. This includes intensive, in-depth courses during May term, a semester at an EcoLeague school, or special courses at a partner organization. There is something right for you. Travel grants and scholarships are available. Learn more. Pay…

Northland College student Isa Meyer works with a display in the Native American Museum

Native American Studies

The Native American studies major focuses on indigenous culture and traditional teachings at the core of the program, with particular attention given to Lake Superior regional native history. The program includes first-hand contact with local tribes and native Ojibwe communities alongside a rigorous academic curriculum. The curriculum includes native worldviews…

Northland College Professor Tom Fitz holds up a slide containing asbestos.


…is exactly what you get in the geology program at Northland. The faculty love getting out in the field with students, and when they can’t go out, they bring the field into the classroom through maps, rock samples, slides, and stories. You’ll learn how the Earth works and how society…

Ethiopian girl stretches before running (Girls Gotta Run Foundation)

If You Give a Girl a Pair of Sneakers . . . .

Dr. Patricia E. Ortman '71 Creates Girls Gotta Run Foundation

…and helped develop and get approved a new required multicultural, interdisciplinary core course sequence for all undergraduates, a core program which was carried over by George Washington University (who annexed Mount Vernon in 1999) as a one-year program known as the Women’s Leadership Program, “preserving Mount Vernon’s legacy and providing…

Northland student in the lab

Research Experience Lands Weir His Dream Job

…to spend three years building his resume through the Mary Griggs Burke Center’s applied research program working in the Applied Research Environmental Lab on campus. Each year up to 20 Northland College students are accepted into the program with the goal that they will advance throughout the four different job…

Northland College alumnus Matt Claybaugh directs Merimed in Hawaii

Ocean Wilderness Model Transforms Lives

…Claybaugh joined the team as program director and spearheaded a two-year joint venture with a ship-based, rolling admissions program for twenty-eight, court-referred youth from several states, including Hawai`i. He helped create Kailana (Calm Seas) a residential adolescent behavioral healthcare program that incorporated boat building and daily ocean-based activities like rowing,…