Upcoming Youth Outreach Opportunities
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February 7, 2018-December 31, 2018 Mountain Workshop - Hands On Children's Museum - Olympia - 2018
April 4, 2018 Take a Hike - Hands On Children's Museum
April 24, 2018 Every Kid in a Park - Olympia Center
April 29, 2018 Day Hike - Harstine Island to McMicken Island
May 5, 2018 Day Hike - Point Defiance Park
May 10, 2018 Day Hike - Mima Mounds
June 23-24, 2018 City Campout - Priest Point Park
June 27, 2018 Indoor/Outdoor Wall Climb - SPIRE Rock
July 10, 2018 Urban Adventure - Tumwater Falls Park
August 7, 2018 Day Camp - Olympia Friends Meeting House
August 14, 2018 Indoor/Outdoor Wall Climb - Evergreen State College
August 30, 2018 Discover Nature - Hands On Children's Museum
September 1-3, 2018 Urban Adventure - Three Volcanoes Cabin
September 9, 2018 Day Hike - Ape Caves
October 6, 2018 Olympia Explorers Hike - Youth Trip (Location TBD)
October 6, 2018 Olympia Explorers Hike - Eunice Lake & Tolmie Peak Lookout
October 22, 2018 Olympia Explorers Meeting - Olympia Center
November 10, 2018 Olympia Explorers Climbing - Mountaineers Tacoma Program Center
November 19, 2018 Olympia Explorers Meeting - Olympia Center
December 9, 2018 Olympia Explorers Snowshoe - Paradise
January 7, 2019 Olympia Explorers Meeting - Ken Lake
January 28, 2019 Olympia Explorers Meeting - Ken Lake
February 25, 2019 Olympia Explorers Meeting - Ken Lake
March 25, 2019 Olympia Explorers Meeting - Ken Lake
April 22, 2019 Olympia Explorers Meeting - Ken Lake
June 3, 2019 Olympia Explorers Meeting - Ken Lake
July 10, 2019 Olympia Explorers Meeting - Ken Lake
August 5, 2019 Olympia Explorers Meeting - Ken Lake
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Upcoming Youth Outreach Opportunities

Check out ways to get involved as a volunteer instructor!

Our Youth Outreach programs are a great way to get involved with The Mountaineers and make a difference by teaching kids in the South Sound.  

To volunteer with our youth outreach programs, first you'll need to become a Qualified Youth Leader.  Once you've completed that process (which should take just a day or two), go ahead and click on one of the opportunities below to learn more and register as an instructor!.

Don't see anything that fits your schedule?  Email our chair, , to let her know you'd like to help out in the future!  Thanks so much.

 

Check out our upcoming volunteer opportunities!

Olympia Explorers Meeting

Olympia Explorers Meeting - Olympia Center

Youth Youth activity: Explorers-Olympia
We will be discussing and preparing for ROCK CLIMBING!
Mon, Oct 22, 2018
No Prerequisites
16 participants
Registration closes Oct 20
Olympia Branch
Olympia Explorers Meeting

Olympia Explorers Meeting - Olympia Center

Youth Youth activity: Explorers-Olympia
We will be discussing and preparing for SNOW SHOEING!!
Mon, Nov 19, 2018
No Prerequisites
34 participants
Registration closes Nov 10
Olympia Branch
Olympia Explorers Meeting

Olympia Explorers Meeting - Ken Lake

Youth Youth activity: Explorers-Olympia
Explorers meet once a month from 7 - 8:30pm.
Difficulty: Easy/Moderate
Mon, Jan 7, 2019
No Prerequisites
19 participants
Registration closes Jan 5
Olympia Branch
Olympia Explorers Cross-Country Ski - Crystal Mountain Ski Area

Olympia Explorers Cross-Country Ski - Crystal Mountain Ski Area

Cross-country Skiing Field trip: Explorers-Olympia
Cross-Country ski with Explorers
Difficulty: M2 Mountain 2 Ski
Sat, Jan 12, 2019
No Prerequisites
2 participants
Registration closes Jan 10
Olympia Branch
Olympia Explorers Meeting

Olympia Explorers Meeting - Ken Lake

Youth Youth activity: Explorers-Olympia
Explorers meet once a month from 7 - 8:30pm.
Difficulty: Easy/Moderate
Mon, Jan 28, 2019
No Prerequisites
19 participants
Registration closes Jan 26
Olympia Branch
Olympia Explorers Meeting

Olympia Explorers Meeting - Ken Lake

Youth Youth activity: Explorers-Olympia
Explorers meet once a month from 7 - 8:30pm.
Difficulty: Easy/Moderate
Mon, Feb 25, 2019
No Prerequisites
19 participants
Registration closes Feb 23
Olympia Branch
Olympia Explorers Meeting

Olympia Explorers Meeting - Ken Lake

Youth Youth activity: Explorers-Olympia
Explorers meet once a month from 7 - 8:30pm.
Difficulty: Easy/Moderate
Mon, Mar 25, 2019
No Prerequisites
19 participants
Registration closes Mar 23
Olympia Branch
Olympia Explorers Meeting

Olympia Explorers Meeting - Ken Lake

Youth Youth activity: Explorers-Olympia
Explorers meet once a month from 7 - 8:30pm.
Difficulty: Easy/Moderate
Mon, Apr 22, 2019
No Prerequisites
19 participants
Registration closes Apr 20
Olympia Branch
Backing Basics Lecture

Backing Basics Lecture - Olympia Friends Meeting House

Youth, Backpacking & Family Lecture: Beginner Backpacking
The Essentials of Backpacking - this is a Mandatory Lecture Session where you will Learn
Wed, May 22, 2019
No Prerequisites
59 participants
Registration closes May 20
Olympia Branch
Backing Basics Lecture

Backing Basics Lecture - Olympia Friends Meeting House

Youth, Backpacking & Family Lecture: Beginner Backpacking
A Family-Friendly sessions where you will Learn about appropriate gear, trip planning, on the trail
Wed, May 29, 2019
No Prerequisites
59 participants
Registration closes May 27
Olympia Branch
Backing Basics Lecture

Backing Basics Lecture - Olympia Friends Meeting House

Youth, Backpacking & Family Lecture: Beginner Backpacking
A Family-Friendly sessions where you will Learn about appropriate gear, trip planning, on the trail
Wed, May 29, 2019
No Prerequisites
59 participants
Registration closes May 27
Olympia Branch
Backpacking Basics Trip

Backpacking Basics Trip - Lake Sylvia State Park/Montesano City Forest

Youth, Backpacking & Family Field trip: Beginner Backpacking
This weekend is for FAMILIES with children.
Difficulty: Easy/Moderate
Sat, Jun 1, 2019 - Sun, Jun 2, 2019
No Prerequisites
19 participants
Registration closes May 30
Olympia Branch
Olympia Explorers Meeting

Olympia Explorers Meeting - Ken Lake

Youth Youth activity: Explorers-Olympia
Explorers meet once a month from 7 - 8:30pm.
Difficulty: Easy/Moderate
Mon, Jun 3, 2019
No Prerequisites
19 participants
Registration closes Jun 1
Olympia Branch
Backpacking Basics Trip

Backpacking Basics Trip - Lake Sylvia State Park/Montesano City Forest

Backpacking Field trip: Beginner Backpacking
This weekend trip is for ADULTS only.
Difficulty: Easy/Moderate
Sat, Jun 8, 2019 - Sun, Jun 9, 2019
No Prerequisites
19 participants
Registration closes Jun 6
Olympia Branch
Olympia Explorers Meeting

Olympia Explorers Meeting - Ken Lake

Youth Youth activity: Explorers-Olympia
Explorers meet once a month from 7 - 8:30pm.
Difficulty: Easy/Moderate
Wed, Jul 10, 2019
No Prerequisites
19 participants
Registration closes Jul 8
Olympia Branch
Olympia Explorers Meeting

Olympia Explorers Meeting - Ken Lake

Youth Youth activity: Explorers-Olympia
Explorers meet once a month from 7 - 8:30pm.
Difficulty: Easy/Moderate
Mon, Aug 5, 2019
No Prerequisites
19 participants
Registration closes Aug 3
Olympia Branch
Olympia Explorers

Olympia Explorers

For youth ages 8-13 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 twice a month (once to learn skills and the other is an outing that month).

Olympia Branch Gets Families Outside

Olympia Branch Gets Families Outside

Olympia Youth Volunteers and Hiking Committee are expanding offerings for families with young kids as well as grandparents with young grandkids!