"For generations, Earlhamites have chosen to start their Earlham experience by testing their limits in the August Wilderness Program. And, for the first time last Saturday, those alumni and current students came together to reminisce, compare experiences, and share stories." Eli Richman

Read the full article about the 2013 August Wilderness Alumni Gathering.

Alumni Testimonials


"I appreciate the care the leaders took to craft a program to teach skills and self confidence- an appreciation for nature. I made lasting friendships." - AW Alumni '72

"AW opened my eyes to traveling in nature with groups that have been the basis of the path of work I have chosen and how I spend my personal recreation time. My memories are so vivid and continue to inspire me!" - AW Alumni '85

"It shaped the next 25 years of my life." - AW Alumni & Instructor '84, '85, '87

"AW was one of the best experiences I had in all my time at Earlham!" - AW Alumni '01

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Earlham College, an independent, residential college, aspires to provide the highest-quality undergraduate education in the liberal arts, including the sciences, shaped by the distinctive perspectives of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers).

Earlham College
801 National Road West
Richmond, Indiana
47374-4095
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