Wyoming Backpacking Adventure

Credit: Rainbow Weinstock

Wyoming Backpacking Adventure

A true wilderness expedition designed for young people. You'll join a group of peers your own age, gain independence, and take responsibility for yourself and your coursemates. 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!

Dates

Dates

2019 Dates

June 6 – July 5, 2019

Tuition: $5,775

June 13 – July 12, 2019

Tuition: $5,775

June 20 – July 19, 2019

Tuition: $5,775

June 27 – July 26, 2019

Tuition: $5,775
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July 1 – July 30, 2019

Tuition: $5,775

Specifics

All course information at a glance

Tuition

$5,775
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Equipment Deposit

$350

Duration

30 days

Minimum Age

14 yrs.

Maximum Age

15 yrs.

Academic Credit

1.50 High School Credits

  • 1.00 Leadership
  • 0.50 Physical Education
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Course Description

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Travel and Logistics

Start/End

Lander, Wyoming

Fly in/out

Jackson, Wyoming

Skills learned

Backpacking

Additional Details

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What Our Grads Say

“I learned how to navigate different kinds of terrain, how to deal with difficult situations, take care of myself and others in the wilderness, and most importantly how my actions affect others in a group environment.... I learned about togetherness and to never judge someone by their background or by where they come from. This time in the wilderness has made me appreciate the simplicities of life and no matter how hard life is there is always some bit of beauty around us even if it is just a sliver of blue sky.” 

— Sinead F., NOLS Wyoming Backpacking Adventure Grad

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