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August Wilderness is a pre-orientation experience for incoming first year and transfer students at Earlham College. Since 1971, Earlham students have started their college careers on a wilderness expedition, making new friends, interacting with faculty members, and gaining self-confidence and self-sufficiency. It is very simply the best way to start your college career.
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But don't just take our word for it, check out our testimonials from the national media, past participants, faculty and parents.
Listen to a recent Earlham Podcast where Program Director Jay Roberts and previous faculty leader Gail Clark discusses the program and its outcomes.
Western Ontario's beautiful "Caribou Forest" is the site of this course. It is a unique wilderness waterway of lakes, rivers, bogs, and northern boreal forest.
Utah's rugged Uinta Mountains are the site of this expedition. It is a spectacular range of alpine meadows, rocky summits, and glacial lakes.
For more than 40 years, August Wilderness has been instrumental in helping students transition to college and life at Earlham. Read more
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Program Dates: July 27-August 15, 2013
Contact:Alexia SpringerField/Outdoor Education CoordinatorCenter for Environmental ActionEmail: email@example.com
August Wilderness ProgramDrawer 87Earlham College801 National Road WestRichmond, IN 47374Phone: (765) 973-2121Fax: (765) 983-1207Email: firstname.lastname@example.org