Individuals & Training

Not everyone can attend Northern Tier with their Troop or Venturing Crew, but there are still a wide variety of opportunities for individual Scouts and Venturers to get to the Northwoods. Northern Tier has designed several individual programs, some offering special challenges for personal growth.

The following are Northern Tier's offerings for individual programs.



Join an Existing Crew

Fee Varies Season Summer & Winter
Length Varies
Age Varies based on crew
Group Size Varies
Leadership Varies
2019 Dates Varies
Fee $530 Season Summer
Length 14 nights (12 on water)
Age 14 years of age, or
13 years of age + completed 8th grade upon arrival
Group Size 9
Leadership 2 adult leaders provided by Northern Tier
2019 Dates June 20 - July 4
July 11 - Aug 25
Aug 1 - Aug 15

Lone Voyageur

>> Register for 2019

Fee $760 Season Summer
Length 7 nights (5 on water)
Age 14 years of age, or
13 years of age + completed 8th Grade upon arrival,
or the parent/guardian of an attending youth participant.
Group Size 9
Leadership Parents/guardians attending, along with Northern Tier Staff
2019 Dates June 20-27
July 4-11
July 18-25
August 1-8

OA Wilderness Voyage

>> Register for 2019

Fee $200 Season Summer
Length 14 days (12 on water)
Age 16 by date attending and not yet 21
Group Size 9
Leadership 2 adult leaders provided by Northern Tier
2019 Dates TBA

Wilderness First Aid

>> Register for 2019

Fee $125 Season Spring & Winter
Length 2 days
Age 18 years of age or older
Group Size Varies
Leadership Class lead by a certified
Wilderness First Aid Instructor
2019 Dates Dec 12-13

Cold Weather Leader Training

>> Register for 2019

Fee $340 Season Winter
Length 5 nights
Age 18 years of age or older
Location Twin Lake, MI
Leadership Course Instructors provided by Northern Tier
2019 Dates Jan 10-15

Okpik Individual Programs

>> Register for 2019

Fee Varies Season Winter
Length Varies
Age Participants must be at least 14 years old or currently enrolled in 8th grade
Location Twin Lake, MI
Ely, Minnesota
Leadership 2 adult leaders provided by Northern Tier
2019 Dates Varies

 

About Northern Tier

Come to Northern Tier for a whole new level of adventure, up north! From incredible canoe journeys to wild winter wilderness camping, Northern Tier promises the Scouting adventure of a lifetime in the Great North Woods of northern Minnesota and Canada.