NWL is coming to a town near you!

January 25, 2017

Adventurous youth ages 10 to 17 and their parents are invited to meet directors and friends of NWL on our annual Living Room Tour.  Learn about our canoe tripping programs in Temagami, Ontario. We’ll share what we’ve learned about empowering young people and balancing busy lives with simple living, adventure and fun. Please join us for an open house below:… read more »

Parenting with Intention (A work in progress)

May 8, 2016

What Have you been up to? Recently, a friend (and colleague) came to visit who I hadn’t seen in about 6 months.  We work together each summer at the wilderness canoe tripping camp I own and direct (with my husband) in northern Ontario. My friend Eric leads young people on the same canoe trips I did (to remote rivers emptying… read more »

NWL is Coming to a Town Near You!

December 18, 2015

Adventurous youth ages 10 to 17 and their parents are invited to meet directors and friends of NWL, on our annual Living Room Tour.  Learn about our canoe tripping programs in Temagami, Ontario, Canada. We’ll share what we’ve learned about empowering young people and balancing busy lives with simple living, adventure and fun. Here’s where we’ll be: Ann Arbor, MI … read more »

Participant and Parent Testimonials

September 21, 2015

Your feedback is why our program has been continuously improving for over 40 years. If your daughter or son has been to our program and you haven’t had the chance to tell us about your experience yet, here’s the link to the NWL Parent Evaluation 2015. If you’re considering our program, please read on to see what parents and participants… read more »

How to pack for a canoe trip

April 7, 2015

Now that the weather is warming up, our thoughts turn so easily to summer and preparing for our canoe adventures! Do you have everything you need? Wondering how to pack for a canoe trip? Take a look at this awesome tutorial created by our outstanding tripping staff- Isabella Fink, Andrew Miller and Eric Miller.

NWL is Coming to a Town Near You!

November 18, 2014

Adventurous youth ages 10 to 17 and their parents are invited to meet directors and friends of NWL, on our annual Living Room Tour.  Learn about our canoe tripping programs in Temagami, Ontario, Canada. We’ll share what we’ve learned about empowering young people and balancing busy lives with simple living, adventure and fun. If you, or someone you know, are… read more »

Scholarship Fundraiser in NYC!

October 1, 2014

Join us in New York City to support our scholarship fund! DEEP is a non-profit organization which provides funding for young people from diverse cultural and economic backgrounds to participate in experiential education programs at Northwaters and Langskib Wilderness Programs. Help us send kids on extraordinary and life changing experiences and work with us to create the next generation of leaders. read more »

Alumni News & Updates

April 3, 2014

We love hearing about what our alumni have been up to and their unique successes. Here is a glimpse into the amazing lives of Northwaters & Langskib alumni (drum roll, please): Danny Amidlak is busy with three jobs and two daughters in Inukjuak, QC hoping to make his way down to Temagami for a visit soon. Maggie Ballantyne along with… read more »

Your brain, nature, and NWL

March 19, 2014

I recently attended a conference in Boston called Engaging 21st Century Minds: Using Brain Science, Technology, Nature And Collaboration For Deeper Learning While the title may not immediately call Northwaters & Langskib to mind, I was struck by how much scientific research is validating what we do at Northwaters and Langskib. One interesting presenter was Dr. Alan Logan who along… read more »