Outdoor Leadership Ministries

Cool Facts

Did you know that Outdoor Leadership Ministries majors get to:

  • Participate in wilderness dogsled and ski treks.
  • Practice living outdoors in winter and summer conditions.
  • Learn how to construct snow shelters.
  • Analyze and interpret American youth culture for the purpose of understanding and ministering to adolescents.
  • Gain an understanding of backpacking equipment, trip planning, camping skills, group management and backpacking trips.
  • Learn how to conduct beginning top rope rock climbing experiences in camps, adventure programs and other wilderness settings.
  • Gain essential skills in nurturing spiritual development in children.
  • Practice providing emergency medical care in remote areas by using portable and improvised equipment.