NatureBridge: Summer Backpacking Program
7-Day Olympic Mountains Wilderness Adventure
Dates: July 15 – 21, 2018
Ages: For students entering 10th, 11th, and 12th grade, or who have just graduated high school
Experience the best that Olympic National Park has to offer on this seven-day excursion. During this program, you will:
- Spend four days backpacking through the Olympic Mountains, arriving at a new campsite each afternoon.
- Experience what it’s like to be a field scientist by conducting ecological research.
- Learn the basics of backcountry travel.
- Hike about 5 miles a day, carrying everything you need in a backpack weighing 30-40 lbs.
- Form new friendships.
This backpacking trip is perfect for all experience levels, including those who are new to backpacking and those who already love backpacking but have only have a week to spare this summer! No backpacking experience is necessary and financial aid is available.
Financial aid is available!