Wyoming Backpacking Adventure - 3 Week

Wyoming Backpacking Adventure - 3 Week


  • Explore the Bighorn, Beartooth, or Wind River Mountains
  • Designed for 14- and 15-year-olds
  • Spot deer, elk, moose, bighorn sheep, or even bears
  • Potential for introductory rock climbing and fly fishing
  • May have opportunity to climb a peak
A Wyoming Backpacking Adventure is a true wilderness expedition designed for young people. For the entire 21 days of the course, your mode of travel will be your own two feet. You will be with students your own age, and your instructors will be skilled educators who value teaching young adults.

Gain independence and take responsibility for yourself and your companions. When you get back home, you will have the skills to enjoy outdoor activities on your own and the leadership qualities to help you advance in the classroom, on the playing fields, or anywhere you want to succeed.

Having fun, learning about the outdoors, rock climbing, fly-fishing, exploring beautiful places, and achieving goals you never thought possible—your summer adventure with NOLS is about to begin!


Location NOLS Rocky Mountain
Tuition $4,450 Learn about Financial Aid
Equipment Deposit $350
Minimum Age 14
Duration 21 Days
Type Adventure - 14 & 15 Only
Start/End Lander, Wyoming
Fly in/out Casper, Wyoming
High School Credit
  • 1 Carnegie Unit
  • 0.5 CUs Physical Education
  • 0.5 CUs Leadership
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