Winter Break – Reflections From the Fall Quarter

It was time to gather our small, newly formed community for our final day of the Fall Quarter. We sat shoulder to shoulder in Malalo, one of our outdoor classrooms, as a fire burned high and bright in the center of our group. I was proud of that fire because I took part in creating […]

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Ah, Trees

I was on the first week of my field biology job in the mountains of North Cascades National Park when I got a message from the trees. I had been doing Kamana for a few years, but it still took me by surprise to hear trees talking. Or maybe it was my own common sense […]

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Class of 2016

The Immersion at Wilderness Awareness School: Graduation and Reflections

The past 9 months at the The Immersion at Wilderness Awareness School have been quite a plethora of new experiences, adventures, crafting, external and internal explorations, and the fortification of our connections with the earth, the natural world around us, ourselves, and each other. This The Immersion year has been nothing at all of what […]

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Wilderness Awareness School