Expedition:
Mountains
To Sound

Experience the Wilderness
in a Brand New Way

This summer explore our backyard as we paddle,
climb and ride from the Cascade Mountains
to the Puget Sound.

Expedition: Mountains to Sound

Expedition: Mountains to Sound

Grades 8 - 12

This summer explore our backyard as we paddle, climb, and ride from the Cascade Mountains to the Puget Sound. This new day camp will let campers learn outdoor & leadership skills while also serving our community and having a blast! Working alongside with community partners as we experience the wilderness in a brand new way!

Expedition: Mountains to Sound

Weekly Fees:
July 10-14: $330 FM $375CM
July 17-28: $640FM $685CM
July 31-Aug 10: $640FM $685CM
Aug 21-25: $330FM $375CM

FM - Facility Member
CM - Community Member

Dates Theme Description
July 10-14
Rock Climbing(1 week) - Reach new heights on this outdoor climbing expedition to some of the best local climbing areas! Climb in the Issaquah Alps and check out crags in the Cascade Mountains! Hone outdoor climbing skills with a group of like-minded adventurers. This trip will include community service and plenty of fun! Beginners welcome, we'll teach you everything you need to know.
July 17-28 Mountain Biking
(2 weeks) - Ready for a challenge? Week 1 we'll learn new bike skills, explore local parks & work with local nonprofits to give back to the trails we use. Week 2 we'll travel regionally on trails from the peaks of the Cascades all the way down to the shores of the Puget Sound. Along the way we will incorporate community service & learn about our local ecology. Participants must possess basic bike riding skills, we'll teach you the rest!
July 31-Aug 10Sea Kayaking (2 weeks with 1 night overnight) - Join us as we learn to sea kayak! Trace the salmon's route from Issaquah Creek to the Puget Sound. Learn kayaking techniques and rescues, paddle across Lake Sammamish, complete a service project in the local watershed and spend the night on an island in the Puget Sound. No experience necessary.
Aug 21-25
Rock Climbing(1 week) - Reach new heights on this outdoor climbing expedition to some of the best local climbing areas! Climb in the Issaquah Alps and check out crags in the Cascade Mountains! Hone outdoor climbing skills with a group of like-minded adventurers. This trip will include community service and plenty of fun! Beginners welcome, we'll teach you everything you need to know.


Expedition: Mountains to Sound

Hours:
9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Location Address
Sammamish Community YMCA831 228th Avenue SE, Sammamish

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