Explorers - Olympia - 2021

Youth Program

Explorers-Olympia

For youth ages 9-13 who are interested in spending time outdoors. No experience or skills needed to join - we will teach all the skills they will need to participate in an activity. The group meets every other month to learn skills and goes on 1-2 outings a month.

Info
COVID-19: Learn about our most up-to-date guidance for participants and leaders on our COVID-19 Response page. All participants and leaders must agree to the COVID-19 Code of Conduct before participating in this Mountaineers course.

The price of Explorers is $375 total. Registration is $75, with quarterly installments of $75, being charged Oct 1, Dec 1, Mar 1, and June 1.

Explorers is a year-round outdoor adventure program for youth ages 9-13 who want to learn new outdoor skills and make lasting friendships with fellow adventurers.  The group goes on 1-2 outings a month and guardians are welcome to come along! This is a great opportunity for you to get outside with your Explorer, learn some new skills, and be a part of The Mountaineer community!

COVID-19 FALL UPDATE: EXPLORERS PROGRAMS ARE HAPPENING IN MODIFIED VERSIONS THAT ALIGN WITH THE MOUNTAINEERS' COVID-19 PROTOCOLS. THIS MAY MEAN SMALL-GROUP MEETINGS/OUTINGS AND MOVING MORE ACTIVITIES OUTDOORS, AMONG OTHER MORE MINOR MODIFICATIONS.

Badges you will earn:

Program Requirements
Program Activity Date Availability Leader
Olympia Explorers Cross-Country Ski (optional)
Erling Stordahl
Sat, Jan 16, 2021
Registration closed Jan 7
8 participants on waitlist
3 chaperones on waitlist
Olympia Explorers Meeting (optional)
Olympia Friends Meeting House
Wed, Feb 10, 2021
Registration closes Feb 8
40 participants
Olympia Friends Meeting House
Wed, Mar 10, 2021
Registration closes Mar 8
40 participants
Briggs YMCA
Wed, Apr 14, 2021
Registration closes Apr 12
40 participants
Briggs YMCA
Wed, May 12, 2021
Registration closes May 10
40 participants
Briggs YMCA
Wed, Jun 9, 2021
Registration closes Jun 7
40 participants
Olympia Explorers Snow-Shelter Building (optional)
Paradise
Sat, Feb 13, 2021
Registration closes Feb 11
6 participants on waitlist
2 chaperones on waitlist
Olympia Explorers Snowshoe (optional)
Ape Caves & Volcano Viewpoint
Sun, Mar 14, 2021
Registration closes Mar 12
6 participants
3 chaperones
Olympia Explorers Overnight (optional)
Vantage (Frenchman Coulee)
Sun, May 23, 2021 -
Mon, May 24, 2021
Registration closed Nov 12
3 participants on waitlist
0 chaperones
Roster
Required Equipment

Each trip will have a trip sheet that lists required equipment.

Program Materials

You must register for this program to see program materials.