National High Adventure Bases

Northern Tier

Getting kids away from everything, so they can handle anything

How many days have you gone without seeing another person? At the Northern Tier High Adventure Base, a vast network of 6 million acres of canoe-only wilderness offers Scouts the chance to experience something truly rare: solitude. From canoes across the water in summer to skis across the frozen landscape in winter, the Northern Tier programs bring together backwoods camping and navigation skills with the raw power of a remote wilderness setting. Far from the comforts of modern life, Northern Tier helps Scouts discover what self-sufficiency really means.

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