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NOLS invented the outdoor semester and has been running these courses for nearly 50 years, providing extensive experience to guide you as you grow as a leader.

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for Adults 23 & Over

NOLS Prime courses are designed for adults ages 23 and older who are eager to deepen their knowledge of the outdoors with a group of motivated peers.

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Designed for career development, a NOLS outdoor educator course means choosing a path to develop your skills, teaching, and leadership experience to prepare for a career in outdoor education.

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Whether you are new to wilderness medicine, gaining certification to lead multi-day trips, or seeking continuing education credits as a medical professional, we have a course to meet your needs.

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