3 Important Ways to Prepare for Next Summer During the Off Season

As an outdoor leader, I always find summers end to bring a time of debriefing and rest. Summer, while amazing and full of adventure, can be quite draining. Leading others into the wilderness is physically, emotionally, and spiritually demanding.  This rest is welcome and necessary, but I have learned to not let the off season […]

How True North Church is Using the Outdoors to do Church

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Church-based outdoor ministries have shown to be effective and successful. True North is a Western Canadian based church that uses creation to point to the Creator.  This church believes in the power of the outdoors so much that it has rearranged its entire format to leverage people to experience our creator in the outdoors. WHY […]

Campfire Questions for Summer Camp & Family Campouts

I look forward to summer all year long because it means more camping around a campfire. Whether you are leading at a summer camp or taking out your youth group or your family on a campout this summer, one of the best ways to spend time together is around a campfire.

Confused? A Wilderness Experience Might be the Cure

Being confused is one of the most common and most unsettling of human experiences. Uncertainty about what to do, what is going on around you, or what is expected of you can make you confused. When you are confused it is usually because things are happening that you can’t seem to control.