The Mountains are Calling- Mountaineering camp
Have you ever looked at the mountains surrounding you, and thought “I wonder what’s up there?” If so, this is the week for you! Participants will learn basic mountain-climbing skills, such as orienteering, scrambling, and wilderness navigation. We will focus on preparing participants to test their skills on an overnight trip.
Challenge Level: 5/5
Day 1: Welcome, Intro to skills (packs, hiking, overview)
Day 2: Wilderness skills: Tents, Nav, 10 essentials
Day 3: Leave for Overnight
Day 4: Overnight (summit day)
Day 5: Overnight (return)
H2O-Yeah! – Aquatic Camp
Want to escape the summer heat? Have you ever looked at a river and instead seen an amusement park ride? If that’s you, check out our summer paddling camp where participants will not only get to play in North Central Washington’s spectacular rivers, but also learn how to pilot a craft, pick a route down a river, and rescue a companion craft.
Challenge Level: 2/5
Day 1: Sit-on-top Kayaking @ Confluence Park
Day 2: Sit-on-top Kayaking- Blackbird Island run
Day 3: Canoeing- Basics on Columbia River
Day 4: Canoeing- Cashmere to Confluence
Day 5: Whitewater w/ Guide Service
Climbing ROCKS!!!– Climbing Camp
Did you know climbers from all over the world come to North Central Washington for our excellent, vertical rocks? This week will be dedicated to exploring your physical and mental strength, and the many wonderful rocks of our region!
Challenge Level- 3/5
Day 1: Belay School @ Challenge Course
Day 2: Intro to Climbing/Skills- @ Rock Gym
Day 3: Outdoor Climb Day
Day 4: Outdoor Climb Day
Day 5: Outdoor Climb Day/Rappels
This camp is for exploring the natural world you’re a part of! We will be going on an overnight trip with the Forest Service to help them maintain our public lands.
Challenge Level- 4/5
Day 1: Welcome/Ropes Course/Get to know you
Day 2: Prep for Overnight: Gear, food, tents
Day 3: Overnight 1
Day 4: Overnight 2 (Service Day)
Day 5: Overnight 3
You’re a Leader!- Leadership Camp
Day 1: Portable Challenge @ WSU Ext
Day 2: Low Ropes 1
Day 3: Low Ropes 2
Day 4: High Ropes
Day 5: Student-facilitated activities
NOTE: You will be notified before each adventure of the rendezvous point prior to departure. Transportation to that point will be the responsibility of the participant.
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North Cascades, WA – Wilderness Backpacking:
Get out and explore the natural wonders of the wilderness areas here in the Cascade Mountain Range by trail and foot! While on this trip you will learn how to cook in the backcountry, care for yourself and the group while in the field for 5 days, and how to use a map.
This trip is an amazing opportunity to get out into the world and see the natural beauty that awaits you! As we learn about the wilderness area we travel through, we will do some service and talk about what stewardship looks like. There are many peaks to view, lakes to hike next to, and streams to cross.
We will meet in Leavenworth to pack gear and food, and we will make sure all participants have proper gear and clothing. We do have equipment if you do not own all items. We will then drive tot he trailhead where we will start our adventure and get to know our awesome group of teens! You will be carrying your own backpack with all the gear and food you will need for the week. We will set off on this grand adventure, into the wilderness.
NOTE: All 4-H programs and activities are Alcohol, Tobacco and Drug Free events. Failure to comply may result in termination of event or removal of the individual from the activity and notification of parents and appropriate authorities.
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Wenatchee, WA 98801
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