The Northern Tier National High Adventure Bases are a collection of high adventure bases run by the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness (BWCAW) of Minnesota, Ontario's Quetico Provincial Park, Manitoba's Atikaki Provincial Wilderness Park and points beyond. It is the oldest of the three National High Adventure Bases operated by the Boy Scouts of America. Its counterparts are the Philmont Scout Ranch, the Florida National High Adventure Sea Base and the Summit.
Northern Tier offers wilderness canoe trips. There are no lodgings along the trail, and aircraft and motorboats are restricted. Typical treks may cover 50 to 150 miles and take 6 to 10 days. With each crew is an instructor called an "Interpreter" who is sometimes called a "Charlie Guide."
Other articles related to "northern tier national high adventure bases":
... For food, for raiment, For life and opportunity, For sun and rain, For water and portage trails, For friendship and fellowship, We thank thee, O Lord ... Amen ...
Famous quotes containing the words adventure, bases, high, northern and/or national:
“There are two kinds of adventurers: those who go truly hoping to find adventure and those who go secretly hoping they wont.”
—William Least Heat Moon [William Trogdon] (b. 1939)
“The information links are like nerves that pervade and help to animate the human organism. The sensors and monitors are analogous to the human senses that put us in touch with the world. Data bases correspond to memory; the information processors perform the function of human reasoning and comprehension. Once the postmodern infrastructure is reasonably integrated, it will greatly exceed human intelligence in reach, acuity, capacity, and precision.”
—Albert Borgman, U.S. educator, author. Crossing the Postmodern Divide, ch. 4, University of Chicago Press (1992)
“We want our children to become warm, decent human beings who reach out generously to those in need. We hope they find values and ideals to give their lives purpose so they contribute to the world and make it a better place because they have lived in it. Intelligence, success, and high achievement are worthy goals, but they mean nothing if our children are not basically kind and loving people.”
—Neil Kurshan (20th century)
“Youll wait a long, long time for anything much
To happen in heaven beyond the floats of cloud
And the Northern Lights that run like tingling nerves.”
—Robert Frost (18741963)
“Just so before were international,
Were national and act as nationals.”
—Robert Frost (18741963)