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Looking ahead to Summer 2021

Looking ahead to Summer 2021

Dear Parents: Sometimes when we meet new people they ask us what we do. We describe Northwaters and Langskib and how we spend our summers ...

Participant and Parent Testimonials

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 ...

How to pack for a canoe trip

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 ...

Alumni News & Updates

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 &...

Your brain, nature, and NWL

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 ...

Going North for the Summer

When I entered my 7th grade year I was a Girl Scout, a dog-lover, and an unpopular “teacher’s pet”. As the year progressed I ...

The Journey North

The pace and scope of my work has increased steadily over the past few weeks as I attempt to develop the velocity necessary to escape ...

Camp is the answer!

Although it may at first seem counter-intuitive, often the best thing we as parents can provide for our children is an enriching experience without us. ...

Navigating the Murky Waters of Adolescence

I am fortunate to have a view of both sides of the coin. I am both a mother and a camp professional. We play outside ...

Parent Testimonials

What our first timers are saying about Northwaters and Langskib … “I just wanted to drop a quick note to say thanks to everyone for making ...


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