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Earlham College
Outdoor Education Office:
LBC 118
wilderness@earlham.edu
765-983-1790

Outdoor Education

Developing Leaders for Outdoor and Environmental Fields

Since 1971, Earlham has been at the forefront of training and developing outdoor leaders and educators with a unique, liberal arts approach to outdoor and experiential education. The Outdoor Education designation is designed to prepare students for a leadership role in the professional field of outdoor education.

August Wilderness 2016 Trips Have Returned!

Learn more about August Wilderness here!

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Earlham August Wilderness Histories Project

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We are starting a new project to reconnect with our alumni who went on August Wilderness. We'd love to hear your stories and how August Wilderness affected both your college experience and your life after Earlham.  If you fall under this category and would like to contribute and share your story, fill out our questionnaire!  We would love to hear from you!

Upcoming Events

October 5-9

Outdoor Rock Climbing Course  
The Outdoor Rock Climbing is an introductory course intended to provide a positive experience of outdoor climbing. Course instructors are fellow Earlham students who have a passion for climbing and additional training through other courses including Outdoor Trip Leadership, Wilderness First Responder, and Outdoor Rock Instructor. The trip corresponds with the College's Early Semester Break (Oct. 5-9) and equates to about 4 days of climbing. Rock Climbing is .5 credits and counts towards the Wellness requirements in General Education. 

October 5-9

Backpacking Course 
Backpacking is an introductory course open to students who want to enjoy the simple pleasures of hiking and cooking outside. Course instructors are fellow Earlham students who have a passion for backpacking and additional training through other courses including Outdoor Trip Leadership and Wilderness First Responder. The trip corresponds with the College's Early Semester Break (Oct 5-9) and equates to about 4 nights on trail. 

 

 

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