Wisdom & Musings

“I have been teaching an after-school seminar on beekeeping, and one of my students found your page while looking for other resources to share with the class. I wanted to say thanks for creating your page - I found some resources on there that I had not seen elsewhere. Thought you might want to know! Carrie Cadwell, a volunteer at a local community center in the Seattle area

Northwestern Outdoor leadership Institute

The Goal of This Page

The goal of all the work that goes into this page is to support the mission of Northwestern Outdoor Leadership Institute.

This page has become a tool for our staff, educators, students, homeschoolers, parents, and visitors to the Northwest.

Wilderness Safety


Land Stewardship

Mentor Resources

Things to Make


Plants of the Northwest

Career Education


Health and Fitness

In the Wilderness Essentials

Families Hunting, and Trapping

Campfire Stories


In the Media

The Writings of John Mahkewa

Basic Information

Student and Staff Tools

Katie's Place

Katie's Writing Place

"Study without desire spoils the memory, and it retains nothing that it takes in."
—Leonardo da Vinci