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The Far Northland

The book The Far Northland: A Century of Wilderness High Adventure at Northern Tier by Dave Kenney is now available!

It is your chance to be among the first to own a copy of this beautiful, full-color book featuring over 170 vibrant images and trail stories spanning a century of the Northern Tier High Adventure program.

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We are thrilled to announce the release of the new book that will take you on a century-long journey through the history of the Northern Tier National High Adventure program of the Boy Scouts of America.

The book, “The Far Northland: A Century of Wilderness High Adventure at Northern Tier” by Dave Kenney, showcases the evolution and spirit of Northern Tier, from its humble beginnings to its current status as the oldest National High Adventure program in the organization.

Through the pages of this book, you’ll experience the stories of Scouts and leaders who have participated in Northern Tier expeditions over the years. You’ll feel their passion for the wilderness, sense of adventure, and love for the program.

“The Far Northland” is a celebration of the legacy of Northern Tier and its impact on generations of young people. It’s a tribute to the beauty and majesty of the Far Northland and the memories created by those who have paddled its lakes.

We look forward to sharing more about the book. Get ready to join us on an epic journey through one hundred years of wilderness high adventure at Northern Tier!

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You can find copies of the book at the following libraries:

Brainerd Public Library (Brainerd, MN) – Kitchigami Regional Library

Brookdale Library (Brooklyn Center, MN)  –  Hennepin County Library

Chisholm Public Library (Chisholm, MN) – Arrowhead Library System

Clearwater Public Library (Clearwater, MN) – Great River Regional Library

Duluth Public Library (Duluth, MN)

Ely Public Library (Ely, MN) – Arrowhead Library System

Eveleth Public Library (Eveleth, MN) – Arrowhead Library System

Fergus Falls Public Library (Fergus Falls, MN) – Viking Library System

Milwaukee Public Library (Milwaukee, WI) – Milwaukee County Federated Library System

Minnesota Historical Society (St. Paul, MN)

Plymouth Library (Plymouth, MN) – Hennepin County Library

Rochester Public Library (Rochester, MN) – Southeastern Libraries Cooperating

Saint Cloud State University Library (St. Cloud, MN)

Virginia Public Library (Virginia, MN) – Arrowhead Library System

Washburn Library (Minneapolis, MN) – Hennepin County Library

Wescott Library (Eagan, MN) – Dakota County Library 

Wildwood Library (Mahtomedi, MN) – Washington County Library

If you are a library or are a patron of a library interested in adding “The Far Northland” to the collection, please contact us.


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