by Will Beaton -“Things change quite a bit starting tomorrow. I’m going up another divide… then from there, I drop down another 1,000 feet… It’s probably a one-way trip, and once you get down there, I’m not sure if I’ll be able to get back up again. So that’s gonna be an exciting adventure.” – Will Steger, April 20, 2019.
- The Steger Wilderness Center seeks an intern for non-profit development and fundraising (“Development Intern”) working part time in the Twin Cities in March, April and May 2019 and at the Steger Wilderness Center in Ely, Minnesota, from late May through the end of August.The Development Intern position requires principal residence in the Twin Cities to enable the Intern to be available to work in person with the Steger Wilderness Center development team.The Development Intern will [...]
by Will Beaton -Follow along as Jenna leads a brand new group of Summit Academy students around the Homestead and shows them our solar array, wood shop, lodge, sauna, and lake village. Along the way we meet three of our dearest community animals -- Jasper the sled dog, Mr. Chips the beaver, and Goliath the snapping turtle!
- Will and the Steger Wilderness Center communication squad travel together to Listening Point on nearby Burntside Lake – the fabled land of Sigurd Olson, the great nature writer, whose books still inspire love and wonder for the Boundary Waters and beyond.