Camping and Recreation

GC Students embark to the Boundary Waters near Ely, Minnesota for a week of service and a week of canoeing and camping.

June 15, 2013

I don’t like saying goodbye to the Boundary Waters.  I’ve only had to do it twice in my life, but each time has been dreadful.  Yet on…

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June 11, 2013

Crossing The Border

As a direct result of the ice, our plans for the Boundary Waters changed daily.  Instead of heading straight North on our first day, we were forced…

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June 10, 2013

When I awoke on our fifth day in the Boundary Waters, I knew it was a day to make up for lost time.  The barrier between us…

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May 25, 2013

The Boundary Waters is truly a spectacle of natural wild beauty, yet one of the most prominent and memorable features of an experience on the water is…

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May 23, 2013

Dam Beavers!

The teeming wildlife within the Boundary Waters is truly extraordinary, however a large portion of the ecosystem of the lakes can be attributed to one creature in…

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May 21, 2013

Making camp in the Boundary Waters requires more than setting up tents and starting a fire.  Once a campsite is picked and everyone clears out of the…

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May 20, 2013

The past week has been an amazing experience of nature and wildlife, and after Goshen College students arrived back to campus on Sunday, everyone felt the effect…

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May 12, 2013

With only hours before heading out to the wilderness, our group was faced with a very unknown but potentially crucial decision: what kind of canoes will we…

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May 11, 2013

The Wolf Pack

As we continue to help Wilderness Wind prepare for the canoeing season, the list of tasks has gotten shorter and shorter.  At this point, we are counting…

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May 8, 2013

Praying for Rain

After two full days of work, Goshen College Students have helped Wilderness Wind staff unpack the camp materials needed to provide service for the rest of the…

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