La Vida’s Abby Stroven Captures the North Shore in a Coloring Book

La Vida Adventure Pursuits Director Abby Stroven has found a way to meld together two of her greatest interests. Since being released in October, her local coloring book has become one of Green Frog Publishing’s best-sellers.

La Vida Goes to China

La Vida in China

A version of this post, by Nate Hausman, originally appeared on the La Vida Center for Outdoor Education and Leadership’s blog. Photos by Amber and Nate Hausman. Pushing yourself out of your comfort zone, striving to “be here now”… Read More

A New Home for Compass

compass program

Gordon College’s La Vida Center for Outdoor Education and Leadership has recently adopted a new program that takes high school students on three consecutive expeditions—through the wilderness, theology and ministry.

Harvard Kicks Off Leadership Conference with La Vida’s Challenge Course

Last weekend, two groups of 110 high school students from around the country participated in La Vida’s challenge course at Gordon, kick-starting their 10 days at the National Student Leadership Conference (NSLC). Six additional NSLC groups will follow… Read More

Meet Canoe 1

A version of this post was written by Jonathan Chandra ’18, Carter Reynolds ’17 , Hannah Fleth ’19 and Rosalind Keeley ’19, and compiled by La Vida staff member Amber Hausman. It originally appeared on blog of the La Vida Center for… Read More