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OLDS – From the Battens!

January 2, 2017   •   By:

Yes, all good things must come to an end (so they say.) It’s hard to believe that Fall Semester 2016 has already come and gone. This was mine and Curtis’ … 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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OLDS Recap – Sea Kayaking Edition

November 28, 2016   •   By:

An update from Erin Fleming! There’s no better escape from the hazy North Carolina mountains than a trip spent on the salt water! The crew of 20, including all three … Continue reading

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OLDS Recap – Mountain Biking

November 16, 2016   •   By:

Short and sweet. That describes the Mountain Biking section. The shortest and arguably the most exciting of all the sections that make up an OLD School semester. Two days of … Continue reading

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OLDS Recap – Asheville Outreach

November 14, 2016   •   By:

Asheville, North Carolina. An iconic city known for its vibrant art scene, historic architecture, deeply rooted musical culture, and remarkably distinctive mountain vibes. Bustling with quirky museums, farm-fresh eateries, independent … Continue reading

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My 40 Hour Solo – Tess Sangree

November 10, 2016   •   By:

40 hours in the middle of the woods by yourself sounds initially frightening and intimidating. Each of us were encouraged to spend these moments in prayer, meditation by scripture memorization, … Continue reading

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OLDS Recap – Caving + Primitive Skills

November 8, 2016   •   By:

This past week, I had the privilege of going out on section with our students. It was such a joy to spend some quality time with each student as we … Continue reading

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OLDS Recap – Climbing Edition

October 24, 2016   •   By:

Our students have returned back to basecamp from climbing!  Rachel Gearhart has been gracious to take the time to share about this section in her own words.  Enjoy! What could … Continue reading

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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

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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