Welcome to the vision

The Steger Center vision was born during the Antarctica Expedition as a detailed drawing of the five story center designed to develop and connect leaders. The dream is to build a center that in turn nurtures the community, takes care of the earth and inspires leaders to tackle real world problems. With community spaces, master classes and international leadership conferences – the Steger Center has a vision to build a sustainable community in the NorthWoods to inspire future generations of leaders.

A Mission for Leaders

Camp David of the North

The wilderness unique setting and inspiring surroundings are designed to help leaders think, connect and share!

Leadership Programs

The Leaders Center offers a one-of-a-kind setting to bring leaders together and and share ideas with a worldwide live-stream audience.

Sustainable Community Culture

The events at the Steger Center are here to help build a better world, inspire bigger and better ideas and to help keep the world a healthy place for all living things.

Will Steger Legacy

Will Steger at COP26

Living legend Will Steger is sharing his message of cultural cooperation at the UN Conference on Climate inGlasgow, COP26 with his new documentary film, After Antarctica.

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Award Winning Film - After Antartica

Contact us to inquire about having Will Steger speak at your next live or virtual event.

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Live from Antartica with ABC News

Will Steger will be traveling to Antarctica to broadcast live from the ice for 10 days on ABC’s Good Morning America, ABC nightly news. Please follow us on social media for more information on specific times and dates.


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Homestead School Cabin Building A - Z

Homestead School’s pilot course is an all-women’s course, focused on teaching the basics of building an off-grid cabin, from foundation to roof. This is a course, taught by and for women, in an inclusive, creative setting.


Leadership Development Program

Will Steger and Jeff Appelquist are piloting an exciting new leadership development program based upon the indelible and hard-won lessons that Will took away from his epic polar expeditions.

  • Wilderness ignites a sense of power and forges tenacious resolve to harness that power for the good of all.

    Will Steger

  • Community working together in the wilderness unleashes new possibilities.

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Recent News

Will Steger Live From Antartica
Will Steger and the film After Antartica
Will Steger on the Red Carpet at COP26