mission is to save lives.
- It is
estimated that every year, hundreds of persons perish in the
wilderness. Of these deaths, the vast majority could have been
avoided! We strive to help make that happen.
We have numerous further
missions and purposes, including the following:
- To promote safety.
all the items listed below, none is useful if performed
in a manner which endangers or jeopardizes a person's well-being.
Safety is a primary concern and goal in all of our activities.
- To educate.
offer a broad scope of programs to provide the knowledge,
skills, and tools pertinent to survival, to the enjoyment
of the great outdoors, and to the confidence and peace of
mind of knowing what to do when a need arises. Please visit
our Programs section on this site.
- To encourage enjoyment
the lighter side, why do we journey into the wilderness?
Because it's a great place to be! It takes us back to our
cultural roots, provides challenge, opportunity for growth,
and a wholesome refreshing break from our urban routines.
- To develop team-building
value of the dynamic energy of group efforts is unchallenged
and well understood. Our team-oriented programs and adventures
benefit many groups of all ages, and staff at all levels
of numerous corporations. Contact us for further details.
- To enhance our health
physically and spiritually.
hundreds of years, a trek through the woods has been, and
remains, a great way to keep fit and re-kindle one's spirit.
We provide many opportunities for a variety of healthy and
invigorating activities in the outdoors, and hope that you
will join us!