Winter Break Overnight - Olympia - 2022 - The Mountaineers - 2022

Youth Program

Winter Break Overnight - Olympia - 2022

Teen Winter Overnight is here! We will spend Monday learning the basics of backpacking before leaving for a 3 day/2 night backpack trip to Ozette Triangle Trail. We will return on Wednesday afternoon with stories and adventures to share.

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This exciting week of Camp is for campers ages 12-16 and includes 3 days/ 2 nights or awesome backpacking and exploring through the Ozette Triangle Trail which take us along beaches of the Pacific Coast. Throughout the days together, we will utilize Leave No Trace, learn how to filter water, cook with a backpacking stove, play games along the beaches, and more! 

Monday - Campers will arrive Monday morning with their backpack packed with gear.  We will spend the morning in Olympia getting to know each other with fun games and ice breakers, followed by planning and preparing for the next few days ahead.  We will  go over  backpacking basics, like how to pack your backpack, put on a backpack, and go over each others packings, to ensure nothing was left behind. By 10am will be the start of our 4.5 hour drive. We will drive to Ozette and hike to Cape Alava campground, about 2 miles of relatively no incline walking. We will work together to set up camp and adventure before dinner. Our evening will be filled with stargazing, songs, stories, and games around a campfire.

Tuesday - After a hearty breakfast, we will pack things up and hike about 3 miles along the amazing beaches to the Sand Point campground! We will see a variety of beaches including cool rock formations, 500 year old petroglyphs from the Makah tribe, and different wildlife based on the tides.

Wednesday - After a morning of exploring the coastline, we will pack up and prepare to head home. We will have one final adventure along the relatively flat 2.5 miles of the triangle as we return back to Ozette.  We will arrive back on Wednesday around 5:00pm with time to share our stories with our families.  

Program Requirements
Program Activity Date Availability Leader
Winter Break Camp - Olympia - 2022 (optional)
Ozette Triangle
Mon, Dec 19, 2022 -
Wed, Dec 21, 2022
Registration closes Dec 17
4 participants
1 instructor
Required Equipment
  • We will be sending a packing list to families a few weeks prior to camp
Program Materials

There are no materials for this program.