NOLS is a nonprofit, global wilderness school that educates students in leadership and wilderness skills. Our students learn to step forward on expedition and classroom-based courses. Graduates have a lifelong drive for leadership, outdoor pursuits, continued skills development, and conservation. Since 1965, NOLS has embraced and explored the unknown through outdoor and classroom-based courses. We currently educate over 27,000 students annually and have more than 300,000 alumni. The annual budget is $40 million and we manage a $40 million endowment. For more information visit www.nols.edu.