Dave Freeman is the Executive Director of the Wilderness Classroom. Dave and Amy Freeman have traveled over 30,000 miles by kayak, canoe and dogsled through some of the world’s wildest places. National Geographic named the Dave and Amy Adventurers of the Year in 2014. When the Freemans aren’t on expeditions or conducting school assemblies, they guide canoe, kayak and dogsled trips.


Molly Breslin Molly Breslin helps WCO in many capacities. Molly helps moderate student and teacher comments, filter team member emails, and edit and publish content during our online expeditions. Molly has also contacted dozens of foundations, and helped us obtain our largest grant to date! Adam Hansen Started volunteering for WCO in the Fall of […]

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Dave Freeman, Executive Director, is the driving force behind the Wilderness Classroom’s programming. Dave does it all, from planning and executing expeditions to maintaining our website. Dave graduated from the University of Colorado at Boulder where he studied Biology and Anthropology. Dave is also a web master, programmer, and wilderness guide. He has worked as

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The Wilderness Classroom’s Mission

The Wilderness Classroom Organization (WCO) strives to engage, excite, and motivate students and teachers using an interactive technology-based learning model that draws upon students’ innate curiosity and desire for exploration.  We fulfill our mission of enriching students’ daily lives and improving students’ academic achievements through six main goals:   Encourage people to expand and explore

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