The Princeton University Outdoor Action Program is one of the best known college outdoor orientation programs. Each year we send out over 700 incoming freshmen students on over 80 six-day outdoor trips.
Date Posted: Aug 20, 2009
Date Posted: Dec 16, 2018
What if teams could tap into their collective creativity and lead innovation - not just sporadically, but consistently? When teams have a shared purpose, strong team dynamics, and use a creative process, they have the ability to innovate when needed deliberately.
Date Posted: Sep 23, 2018
Majka Burhardt has a passion for creating unusual connections.
Date Posted: Jul 08, 2018
Liz Tuohy, Education Director at the National Outdoor Leadership School explores the question of working at your Learning Edge.
Date Posted: Jul 01, 2018
Alex Honnold, American Rock Climber and first person to free solo El Capitan, speaks with students about pushing the limits of human potential and imagination.
Date Posted: Jun 10, 2018
Being an outdoor educator is not always sunshine and rainbows. Sometimes things don’t go as planned and the stories that emerge from these experiences are some of the most valuable teaching tools we have.
Date Posted: Mar 04, 2018
Tom Wujec from Autodesk presents some surprisingly deep research into the "marshmallow problem" -- a simple team-building exercise that involves dry spaghetti, one yard of tape and a marshmallow. Who can build the tallest tower with these ingredients?
Date Posted: Jul 08, 2017
This is a presentation by Oscar Manguys from the NOLS Summit 2017. This annual event at the National Outdoor Leadership School headquarters in Lander, Wyoming brings together NOLS staff, alumni and experts in outdoor leadership from around the world.
Date Posted: Apr 16, 2017
The NOLS Faculty Summit is the annual gathering of staff at the National Outdoor Leadership School that brings instructors, staff and experts in the outdoor education field together for exploration of new concepts.
Date Posted: Jul 13, 2016
The Leadership 101 and 102 workshops are part of the Leader Training Program for the Outdoor Action Program at Princeton University. We hope this is a helpful resource for you in developing your own leadership training for college and other outdoor program leaders.