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Mountain Biking + Asheville Outreach RECAP

December 4, 2017   •   By:

Hey guys! Here’s a quick recap from two of our shortest sections of the semester, Mountain Biking and Asheville Outreach. Mountain Biking is two full days on a bicycle. Students … Continue reading

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Rock Climbing RECAP

November 15, 2017   •   By:

Rock climbing is a once in a lifetime experience for most people. Experiencing God’s creation by climbing up the side of a rock face is far from the mundane of … Continue reading

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Caving + Primitive Skills RECAP

November 11, 2017   •   By:

After wrapping up the river section students were briefed and prepared for Caving and Primitive Skills. Most students were unsure what to expect but from the stories and experiences they … Continue reading

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River RECAP

November 6, 2017   •   By:

The river section of OLDSchool is such a fun packed section. Students spent a lot of hours in the water. The first half of the section is Swift Water Rescue. … Continue reading

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Backpacking RECAP

October 27, 2017   •   By:

9 students, 3 instructors, and 14 days in the wilderness! Backpacking was a blast. Students learned how to live in the backcountry for more than just an overnight. Our students … Continue reading

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WFR Recap

October 24, 2017   •   By:

To begin the semester students were immersed in wilderness medicine. They spent 9 days taking their Wilderness First Responder. These days were packed with valuable information and sprinkled with scenarios … Continue reading

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OLDS – Winter Expedition Recap

March 22, 2017   •   By:

The Winter Expedition was a success! Students returned from Colorado with huge smiles and lots of stories. Over the 10 days we spent with Expedition Backcountry Adventures, our students learned a … Continue reading

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OLDS – Sea Kayaking Recap

March 7, 2017   •   By:

For the first backcountry section of the Spring Semester, our students set out on their sea kayaking adventure. They had one day for a practice paddle and the next morning headed … Continue reading

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OLDS – Wilderness First Responder Recap

February 15, 2017   •   By:

To kick off the semester students were immersed in wilderness medicine. They spent 9 days taking their Wilderness First Responder. These days were packed with valuable information and sprinkled with … Continue reading

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OLDS16 Recap – Refugee Outreach Edition

December 15, 2016   •   By:

To end the semester, our students had the opportunity to spend time working with a state side mission organization that works closely with refugees. This section was very educational about the basics of … Continue reading

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