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


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


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


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


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


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


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