2017/18 Break Trips
Our extended trips during Winter and Spring Break provide an experience that
is unforgettable. A week of getting to know a new group of people, while
exploring and learning skills, allows participants to forget about their
school work or job and focus on the beautiful outdoor areas and exciting
These trips are camping based. This means that you will stay in tents every night and cook your food on camp stoves. Showers may be available a few sites along the way.
Texas and New Mexico:
Texas and New Mexico- Come to the desert southwest to backpack, hike, cave and camp. Areas we will visit include Big Bend National Park, Guadalupe Mountains National Park, and Carlsbad Caverns National Park. Dates- Dec. 27, 2017 to Jan. 6, 2018. Medium physical difficulty: beginner skill level.
Get ready to experience the beautiful beaches, springs and rivers of Florida. We will kayak, snorkel, swim, and camp in Manatee Springs SP, Ichetucknee Springs SP, Cedar Key & the Santa Fe River. Medium physical difficulty: beginner skill level.
North Carolina – Pisgah National Park
Get ready to experience the rugged mountains & cliffs of North Carolina. We will backpack, climb and camp in the Table Rock/Linville Gorge area of Pisgah National Forest. Focus for this trip will be skills acquisition, with time spent on backcountry skills, navigation and intermediate climbing skills. Medium physical difficulty: beginner skill level.
Cost includes instruction, transportation, all gear, food (except road food), camping fees, and trip activities.