Category Archives: Sustainability and Flourishing

We Need to Get Girl Scouts Out In the BWCA

Every year, at Williams and Hall, we help send multitudes of Boy Scouts into the BWCA wilderness.  We are proud of this because we think the boys learn something about themselves that they never knew before.  They are a little better for the experience. But where are the girls?  We are lucky to have one Girl...
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Thoreau and Boundary Waters Wildness

“What we call wildness is a civilization other than our own.”                   Henry David Thoreau – 1859

I came across this quote the other day and have been giving it some thought.  When I go to the Boundary Waters I often associate the BWCA with the government that...
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