by Will Beaton -Click to read Will's 2018 expedition journal, when he traveled 90 days across the Canadian Barren Lands.
by Will Beaton -“It’s a nice peaceful evening, as it usually is on these long expeditions. I’m anxious to get back and see everybody and get in sync with a beautiful summer in Minnesota. I’ll say my final goodbye here on day 75 -- it’s been a really wonderful trip for me and I’ve learned a lot.” – Will Steger, June 7, 2019
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.