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We got our hands on some Deuter/NOLS backpacks and want to award them as prizes for folks who are the most involved. We are watching you leaders, with high powered binoculars, and satellite imagery. (Actually we need you to send in photos and videos or we don't really know how awesome you are!)


WHAT GRADS ARE DOING TODAY

We asked alumni to step up in their communities, and have they ever. From climbing meet-ups, to river clean-ups, to working with schools, grads have shown their NOLS colors and have taken the lead in their communities. Here is what grads are doing today, join them if you are in the area:

Gainsville, Florida* - River Clean-up, Backcountry Cooking Lesson, Major Chow Down
Mount Pleasant, Michigan*
- Climb for a Can!
Sunnyvale, California*
- Celebration & Store Discount at Sports Basement

Indianapolis, Indiana - Grad leading hike, LNT activity for youth in his community
Corvallis, Oregon* - Vertical Festival & Indor Climbing Competition
Lander, Wyoming - Old North State (NOLS grads) will play concert at The Lander Bar! Empty Bowls Fundraiser* to raise awareness for the hungry in Fremont County.

Kingston, New York* - Kenco Store Discount
Cincinnati, Ohio* - Benchmark Outfitters Store Discount

Berkeley, California* - Climbing, Info Session, More..
Dayton, Ohio* - Grad Available to Talk
Lincoln, Nebraska* - Grad Available to Talk
Chapel Hill, North Carolina* - Grad Available to Talk

* = Open to the Public

Sports Basement


WHAT NOLS IS DOING TODAY

All week long we will have representatives out on college campuses, at outdoor retailers, and in your community teaching leadership and outdoor education lessions and promoting NOLS. We will also be leading in our community with local events. Today we are in the following locations:

Orem, Utah* - Presentation on Leadership on Backcountry Expeditions
Mississauga, Ontario* - Information Table at Outdoor Adventure Show
McLean, Virginia* - Information Session
Austin, Texas* - Information Table
Washington, DC* - Information Table

Sierra de la Laguna, Mexico - Trail Clean-Up

* = Open to the Public

Benchmark Outfitters

Deuter & NOLS

Day 6
February 26, 2011
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EVENT UPDATES

Palmer, Alaska: Photos coming in from NOLS Alaska - "The Groomed Trail - We've received several calls already in appreciation of our grooming trails on the Alaska Pacific University Kellogg Farm (across the road from NOLS Alaska)."

Clemson, South Carolina:
Carly and Brittany sent us photos from their info session, and send out good wishes to other LW participants.

Karachi, Pakistan:
Photos from the leadership workshop. Thanks Samad!

Islamabad, Pakistan: Youth Impact Pakistan conducted a seminar on “Moving Mountains” Samad made a presentation about NOLS and his international Outdoor education experience

Columbia, South Carolina: Via Twitter - Great turnout to our first @NOLS event saving the world one tree at a time! http://twitpic.com/42cqy1
It's still @NOLS Leadership Week here in Carolina http://twitpic.com/43bht2

Lander, Wyoming:
Photos
and video and blog post from UW students learning leadership styles
Blog post about problem solving discussion
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NOLS Alumni Dept. currently at 72.5 lbs. of food for our food drive.
Photo from and blog post Tod Schimelpfenig discussion on decision making.
Photos and blog post from NOLS Interns at Lights On after school program. Teaching Backcountry Nutrition and How to Pack a Day Pack
Photos from LW Jeopardy, Kary being interviewed by a TV station, and rappelling off the roof. :)

Atlanta, Georgia: Photos from presentation, info session by NOLS Rep Pearson at Emory University

Tucson, Arizona: Photos from Spring Semester in the Southwest students taking Wilderness First Responder course


 



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