OLDS Recap – Swift Water Rescue + River Training Edition

October 17, 2016   •   By:

“No man ever steps in the same river twice, for it’s not the same river and he’s not the same man” –Heraclitus of Ephesus. Now, I don’t personally know Heraclitus … Continue reading


OLDS – Hoppin’ on the T BUS

October 15, 2016   •   By:

The OLDSchool crew has headed back into the woods to learn the basics of rock climbing. By the end of the section they will learn new gear systems, rock movement, … Continue reading


OLDS Recap – Backpacking Edition

October 10, 2016   •   By:

After backpacking we asked Curtis Batten to give us a little recap of how the section went.  Enjoy the update and the photos of this beautiful backpacking expedition! The concept … Continue reading

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Meet the Battens

October 6, 2016   •   By:

We are so excited to introduce you to the newest members of the OLD School family! Curtis and Bailey Batten are our new OLD School Programming Managers. These two will … Continue reading


OLDS16 – Proctor Training

October 5, 2016   •   By:

  Hey y’all, this is Erin and Glendon, two of the proctors for the fall semester! We just wanted to give you some insight into what it took to train … Continue reading

SWO17 Video: Eden

October 3, 2016   •   By:

SWO17: At the Cross – Eden from Snowbird Wilderness Outfitters on Vimeo.


Proctor Spotlight – Hamilton

October 3, 2016   •   By:

Last but not least, we want to introduce to you one more proctor for the Fall 2016 Semester. Meet Hamilton. Main sections Hamilton will be leading: Backpacking, River Training, and … Continue reading

Register for SWO17 Summer Now!

October 1, 2016   •   By:

Registration is now open for SWO17 summer and missions camp. Check our Summer Camp or Missions Camp page for information on the weekly schedule, dates, recreation, and more. REGISTER HERE


OLDS Recap – Wilderness First Responder Edition

September 28, 2016   •   By:

The Wilderness First Responder certification is internationally recognized industry standard for any outdoor professional, and the first section of OLD School! All fifteen students learned skills ranging from assessing scene … Continue reading


Proctor Spotlight – Erin

September 24, 2016   •   By:

Last week we introduced you to Glendon, one of our proctors for the OLD School Fall 2016 semester. Again,The role of a proctor is to build intentional relationships with students … Continue reading