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.

What are you doing in 2021? Don’t miss your chance at a lottery spot for adventure!

Winter is Coming - Vests on Sale Now!

Visit the Northern Tier Trading Post for 30% off all Vests!  This is a great deal for all Okpik Crews coming this winter – vests make a great outer layer!  Use code Vest30 at checkout.

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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