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Alumni Reunions

NOLS reunions are a great way to reconnect with NOLS and fellow alumni living in your area. Want to find a climbing or paddling partner? This is the place to do it. NOLS and WMI grads, friends, family, and anyone interested in the school are welcome to attend.

Most reunions include a presentation by some amazing NOLS grad/adventurer, snacks and a gear raffle. All reunions include camaraderie and a chance to network with like-minded, outdoor-inclined folks. So take a look at the listings below— maybe NOLS is coming to your community soon!

 

Upcoming Reunions: Spring 2014

 

April 17, 2014

Chicago, IL
Join us to hear NOLS grad/instructor Robby ReChord's tales of Expedition Denali's challenges on North America’s highest peak. Expedition Denail is part of a larger journey gathering allies and role models who inspire diverse communities to reach their own great heights in the outdoors.

Check out this great presentation, network with grads, enjoy tasty refreshments, and catch up on NOLS and WMI. Enjoy a free raffle of NOLS gear. Everyone is welcome, so bring your friends!

Location: Patagonia Store - Magnificent Mile
48 E. Walton St., Chicago, IL 60611
Time:
7:00 - 9:30 p.m.

April 24, 2014

Denver, CO
Join us to hear NOLS grad Scott Briscoe tell of Expedition Denali's adventures and challenges on North America’s highest peak. Expedition Denail is part of a larger journey gathering allies and role models who inspire diverse communities to reach their own great heights in the outdoors.

Location:
Patagonia Store
1431 15th St, Denver, CO 80202
Time:
7:00 - 9:30 p.m.

May 2, 2014

Bozeman, MT

NOLS grad Sam Meacham has been a cave diver, conservationist and explorer in Mexico since 1994. He's committed to understanding the complex dynamics of the Yucatán Peninsula's karst aquifer, as well as the people affected by it. Sam’s experiences on a NOLS Africa Semester helped shaped his path in life. His talk focuses on cave diving exploration and and the fragile condiiton of the region's precious groundwater.

Check out this great presentation, network with grads, enjoy tasty refreshments, and catch up on NOLS and WMI. Enjoy a free raffle of NOLS gear. Everyone is welcome, so bring your friends!

Location: Beall Center
415  N Bozeman Ave, Bozeman, MT 59771
Time:
7:00 - 9:30 p.m.

May 15, 2014

Portland, OR
Join us for NOLS grad Rosemary Saal's tale of Expedition Denali's adventures and challenges on North America’s highest peak. Expedition Denail is part of a larger journey gathering allies and role models who inspire diverse communities to reach their own great heights in the outdoors.

Location: Columbia Sportswear
911 SW Broadway, Portland, OR 97205
Time:
7:00 - 9:30 p.m.

May 17, 2014

Seattle, WA
Join us for NOLS grad Rosemary Saal's story of Expedition Denali's adventures and challenges on North America’s highest peak. Expedition Denail is part of a larger journey gathering allies and role models who inspire diverse communities to reach their own great heights in the outdoors.

Location: REI
222 Yale Ave N, Seattle, WA 98109
Time: 6:00 - 8:30 p.m.

May 18, 2014

NOLS Pacific Northwest Alumni Day

Join NOLS grads, staff, and friends for a half-day of service/trail work on Little Mountain and a visit the NOLS Pacific Northwest campus to enjoy a round-robin of hands-on activities and leadership practice. This is a great chance to see NOLS’ role in the Skagit County community. Everyone is welcome.

Bring/wear work or outdoor clothes appropriate for the day. Lunch, snacks and service trip transportation provided.

Time:  8:30 am~4 p.
Location:
NOLS
20950 Bulson Road,
Conway, WA 98238 

 

October 8, 9 and 10, 2015

NOLS' 50th Anniversary - Lander, Wyoming - Save the date!

RSVP's are appreciated, call 1-800-332-4280 or email alumni@nols.edu

   
 

 

 

   
   
At a recent reunion, NOLS grad Majka Burhardt chats about her climbing explorations and adventures in Ethiopia. Photo: Rich Brame
 
NOLS Reunions include a great outdoor adventure show, a raffle, networking, camaraderie and snacks!
Photo: Rich Brame

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These instructors are really excited to attend a NOLS alumni reunion. Notice how Mark is even polishing his teeth to a pleasing shine?

 

 

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