Welcome to the vision

The Will Steger Center vision was born during the Antarctica Expedition as a detailed drawing of the 5-story Leaders Center. The dream is to build a center tat 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 Will Steger Center has a vision is to build a sustainable community in the NorthWoods to inspire future generations of leaders.

A mission for leaders

The Camp David of the North

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

Leadership Conferences

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

Sustainable Community Culture

The events and the leaders at the Will Steger Center are here to help build a better world, inspire bigger and better ideas and to

The Will Steger Legacy


Documentary Film

Homestead Cookbook

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 a two-week course, taught by and for women, in an inclusive, creative setting.


Leaders Program 2021 Leaders Conference

This pilot program will bring a select group of leaders to the center to discuss Will Steger’s 5 Principles of leadership. The conference will do a live-stream, offer a panel discussion and will share the conference with an international online audience.The unique wilderness setting and magic public spaces will create an inspiring event that can be used as a foundation for future leader programs.

  • Wilderness ignates 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. – Will Steger