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Nolichucky Outdoor Learning Institute

Adventure is Calling

Classes & Events


Click the link below to view our course descriptions and to book your classes.  Book now to secure the time that best fits your schedule.



"The level of organization, leadership and value is unparalleled in this region.  The experience gained is hands-down top-notch...the real deal'"

~Eric M.

"Incredible class.  I appreciate you all.  I learned so much."

~Patrice R.

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Located on the banks of the beautiful Nolichucky River in the mountains of Northeast Tennessee, we are the region's leading comprehensive outdoor school offering courses and instruction for all ability levels in a variety of disciplines including kayak, canoe, water safety and rescue, wilderness medicine, survival, camping, backpacking, conservation and more.  We also offer special events such as team building, adventure camps and custom programs tailored to you and your group. There's something for everyone at the

Nolichucky Outdoor Learning Institute!

Browse our site to see for yourself and feel free to reach out to us with any questions. Also be sure to follow our Facebook page for the latest course information and updates. 


See you outdoors!

NOLI is committed to helping everyone get outdoors regardless of ability to pay.  For more information click below.

Camping in Mountains

The campus feels like a cross between a summer vacation and a commando school: there's real teaching going on all around me, and everyone seems to be loving it."

~ Blue Ridge Outdoors

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2 Jones Branch Rd.

Erwin, TN  37650

(423) 641-0100

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