Archive for the ‘Alumni News’ Category

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 »

The belief that simple living, hard work and risk changes lives.

September 10, 2010

A thousand or so days after the ball began to roll, CG and Jodi have now officially become the caretakers and owners of Northwaters and Langskib Wilderness Canoe Camps. Coincidentally this landmark event fell within weeks of our esteemed leader’s birthday, and thus his 35th anniversary on the islands. Below is a speech that was given in his honor at… read more »

“The canoe trips I lead were stepping stones for the adventures that followed.”

May 7, 2010

Last year, life was getting a little too slow and too domesticated, I was missing the adventures I had leading canoe trips, the traveling into the unknown, not knowing where camp will be until evening comes. I missed the nomadic life I lived as a cowboy. So I packed some belongings and traveled to Mongolia for three weeks.read more »

Meanwhile, back at the Mill – Winter 2010

February 3, 2010

We are having a great winter here at Northwaters and Langskib off season  headquarters. Everyone is healthy, summer camp enrollment is at record levels and a steady stream of visitors has made cheerful the dark days of November and December. New to the mill (and NWL) this winter is Jen Zahorchak.  Jen comes to us with many years of experience… read more »

New Years Day Paddle

January 12, 2010

January 1st 2010. My friend Bill Perkins wants to be the first one to paddle the Crystal River this year and this decade. So here we are at Fishers Landing with winter boots and many layers of wool and polypropylene clothing. His little ford station wagon is not quite stuck in the snowbank. We unload his old aluminum canoe and… read more »

Winter Greetings

December 12, 2009

Well, it’s finally happened.  Winter is here, and my thoughts now begin to shift from rivers and giant pine trees to cross country skiing and hot chocolate.  I live in Toronto where winter really never completely sets in.  While there are people running around in minus 40 celsius rated down jackets and there is talk of storms of the century,… read more »

News from Recent Staff

March 23, 2009

Brad Sablosky married the lovely Sara in a fun filled Durango wedding last Spring—complete with bonfires, a rafting trip and mountains of Colorado fun. Blake Shester married Katie Logan in Nashville, TN (where they also have a home) last August. Fellow NWL alumni staff Geoff Shester was best man, and Blake’s blue grass band, Off the Wagon, played the rehearsal dinner… read more »

Northwaters & Langskib Alumni News

March 11, 2009

Here is a sampling of Alumni news between March 2008 and March 2009. Stephen Kress Ashgrove, QLD: Moved to Australia (Brisbane). Trying to reach anyone who was at Langskib in 1974 or 75 Jason Farber Tenafly, NJ: 3 Children; 15, 4 and 2. Bought a new house in Tenafly, NJ in May of 2007. Just finishing up a MS in… read more »