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Rounding Up for Change 2023
Updated May 2023 Change for Change NOC is thrilled to announce our 2023 Round-Up fundraising recipient, American Rivers! The program kicked...
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A Guide’s Guide: Summer like a Local in Western NC
Are you planning a trip to Western North Carolina for the summer? You’re in luck – as a born and raised Western North Carolinian and...
Ultimate Adventure Father’s Day Gift Guide
Give Dad the gift of outdoor adventure for Father’s Day this year! We’ve asked departments across NOC what they would give...
A Guide’s Guide: Family-Friendly Campfire Cooking
Planning a camping adventure with the kids this summer? SOLO Southeast Instructor Jeff Gottlieb has your back when it comes to primitive...
Aurelia Kennedy: Mother of Nantahala Outdoor Center
They say that I look like you I hope they are right May I honor your adventurous, loving, caring spirit with my face. Yesterday I dug in...
Rounding Up for Change
Updated May 2022 We are thrilled to announce NOC’s Round-Up program to benefit initiatives to protect our recreational spaces! The...
Southeastern Summer Staycations
As we kick off the summer of 2020 it looks like we are vacationing a little differently this year! We are rediscovering some of... Read...