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 Meeting (optional)
Priest Point Park
Tue, Sep 29, 2020
Registration closed Sep 27
7 participants
3 chaperones
Priest Point Park
Wed, Oct 14, 2020
Registration closes Oct 12
0 participants
3 chaperones
Priest Point Park
Wed, Nov 11, 2020
Registration closes Nov 9
8 participants
6 chaperones
Briggs YMCA
Wed, Dec 9, 2020
Registration closes Dec 7
39 participants
Briggs YMCA
Wed, Jan 13, 2021
Registration closes Jan 11
39 participants
Briggs YMCA
Wed, Feb 10, 2021
Registration closes Feb 8
40 participants
Briggs YMCA
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 Hike (optional)
Lower South Fork Skokomish River
Sat, Oct 10, 2020
Registration closes Oct 8
2 participants
3 chaperones
Mount Ellinor
Sat, Oct 10, 2020
Registration closes Oct 8
0 participants
3 chaperones
Rattlesnake Ledge
Sat, Dec 12, 2020
Registration closes Dec 11
4 participants on waitlist
0 chaperones
Olympia Explorers Overnight (optional)
Vantage (Frenchman Coulee)
Sat, Nov 14, 2020 -
Sun, Nov 15, 2020
Registration closes Nov 12
2 participants on waitlist
1 chaperone
Olympia Explorers Cross-Country Ski (optional)
Erling Stordahl
Sat, Jan 9, 2021
Registration closes Jan 7
6 participants on waitlist
2 chaperones on waitlist
Olympia Explorers Snow-Shelter Building (optional)
Paradise
Sat, Feb 13, 2021
Registration closes Feb 11
3 participants on waitlist
1 chaperone on waitlist
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.