North American Odyssey


  On Earth Day (April 22) of 2010 Dave and Amy Freeman began a three year, 11,700 mile journey across North America by kayak, canoe, and dogsled. Their goal is to gain support and protection for North America’s waterways and introduce over 75,000 elementary and middle school students to wild places though this website and Read More

Route Description


Project Timeline Stage 1: Seattle Washington to Skagway Alaska April 22nd to July 6th, 2010 1,400 miles by kayak Stage 2: Skagway Alaska to Inuvik Northwest Territories July 9th to October 1st, 2010 1,747 miles hiking/canoeing Stage 3: Norman Wells Northwest Territories to Fort Resolution, Northwest Territories February 9th to May 1st, 2011 900 miles Read More

Meet the team!

Dave Freeman

  Amy Freeman Amy is the Wilderness Classroom’s sponsorship coordinator and PR person. Her previous Wilderness Classroom online adventures include the Superior Waters Project, the Trans-Amazon Expedition, and Project Polar Bear. Amy received her BA in Art and Psychology from Macalester College and MA in Art Therapy from the School of the Art Institute of Read More