Northern Tier is the Boy Scouts of America’s gateway to adventure in the Great Northwoods. In the summer, Scouts from Northern Tier’s three wilderness canoe bases explore millions of acres of pristine lakes, meandering rivers, dense forests and wetlands in Northern Minnesota, Northwest Ontario and Northeast Manitoba.

Summer Season Countdown – When does your fun start?

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Trading Post Special!

All crews visiting Northern Tier this summer, will need waterproof storage for all of their personal gear.  Now is the time to plan ahead!  It is recommended that each participant have a 25-30L Dry Bag for their personal needs.  Dry boxes are great ideas for passport, ID and fishing license storage.  You will want map cases for your maps in each canoe (recommend 2-4 per crew).

Dry Boxes, Dry Bags and Map Cases are on sale now. 20% off and free shipping with code Dry20.

Wilderness Canoeing and Camping

Start planning the trip of your lifetime.

Cold-Weather Camping (OKPIK)

Ready to test yourself? Click here to learn more about our cold-weather camping program.

Employment Opportunities

Interested in spending your summer (or winter) in the North Woods? Click here to learn about it.

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