True Experience. True Leadership.
Outdoor Leadership: Concentration
Inspire others to experience and steward God’s creation well.
Connect People with the Outdoors
In our fast-paced and technological world, facilitating healthy relationships wi
What Can I Do with a Concentration in Outdoor Leadership?
A concentration in Outdoor Leadership can lead to exciting careers in adventure education, outdoor recreation management, or wilderness therapy. With this specialization, you’ll be well-equipped to work as a wilderness guide, outdoor program director, or adventure educator, helping individuals and groups connect with nature and develop valuable life skills through outdoor experiences.
This unique concentration allows you to blend your love for the outdoors with meaningful work that promotes personal growth and environmental stewardship.
Adventure Trip Leader
Outdoor Education Instructor
Wilderness Therapy Guide
Experience Learning from the Ground Up
Immerse Yourself in Adventure
The best way to experience the outdoors is, well, experiencing it! Enjoy a variety of field-based classes like rock climbing, canoeing, backpacking, white water kayaking, and more.
Steward God’s Creation
Learn how to steward God’s creation of the natural world, but don’t stop there. Connect your neighbors to the great outdoors and guide them in sustainably enjoying nature.
Lead as You Learn – with Crusader Outdoor Adventure and Recreation (COAR)
COAR is a campus-wide student organization led by outdoor leadership students. Plan, promote, and guide wilderness trips for the NGU student body.
Embrace the Journey and Study Outdoor Leadership
Elevate Your Perspective
You’ll also take Chapel for the first seven semesters, and Cultural Events for the first four semesters. This is the NGU difference, how you find your peak performance and elevate your perspective, intellectually, emotionally, and spiritually.
Stories that Started Here
Sarah Stanton Scism ’19
I am incredibly grateful to all the coaches, volunteers, and student athletes who poured into me and challenged me to grow in my faith.