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Alderleaf eNewsletter, July 2012 - Bowline Knot, Certification Program Update, Upcoming Courses
July 31, 2012
Welcome to the July 2012 eNewsletter from Alderleaf Wilderness College!
1.) Feature Article: How to Tie the Bowline Knot
2.) Wilderness Certification Program Updates
3.) Upcoming Summer & Fall Courses!
The bowline knot is one of the essential knots to know for wilderness survival, rescue, and maritime applications. The strength of this fixed loop knot is unparalleled. It can be used for setting up a tarp shelter, tying a string to the bow of a bow-drill fire making kit, attaching a string to an archery bow, and... (Read more)
1. A few spaces remain for the upcoming year of the Wilderness Certification Program! We recommending applying online as soon as possible if you'd like to secure one of the remaining spaces in this year's class. Visit the Certification Program web page to apply.
2. We're thrilled to welcome new instructor, Connor O'Malley, to the Wilderness Certification Program staff. Connor brings additional expertise in wilderness survival, tracking, and many other skill areas. Learn more about Connor and the staff on our faculty web page.
3. One more Certification Program update that we're excited to announce! - In response to student feedback, Alderleaf has added additional student housing near campus. Now more students will be able to live, study, and have fun together while attending the program!
Upcoming Summer & Fall Courses!
Check out what's coming up!
There's still a few weeks left to apply for the 2012-2013 school year, though space is filling! Class begins September 4th, 2012.
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