Individuals and 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

Varies

  • Fee: Varies
  • Season: Summer & Winter
  • Age: Varies based on crew
  • Group Size Varies
  • Leadership: Varies
  • Registration: Varies
  • 2019 Dates: Varies
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Forest Corps

14 nights (12 on water)

  • Fee: $530
  • Season: Summer
  • 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

7 nights (5 on water)

  • Fee: $760
  • Season: Summer
  • 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

14 days (12 on water)

  • Fee: $200
  • Season: Summer
  • 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

14 days (12 on water)

  • Fee: $125
  • Season: Spring & Winter
  • 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

5 nights

  • Fee: $340
  • Season: Winter
  • 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

Varies

  • Fee: Varies
  • Season: Winter
  • 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

Leave No Trace Master Educator

6 days (3 on water)

  • Fee: $325
  • Season: Summer
  • Age: TBA
  • Group Size TBA
  • Leadership: Course Instructors provided by Northern Tier
  • 2019 Dates: August 11-17