Olympia Branch Course Activities

Upcoming activities that are part of our Olympia Branch courses.
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Intermediate Ice Lecture I

Intermediate Ice Lecture I - Private Residence

Climbing Lecture: Intermediate Climbing Course
Overview of Ice I field trip, foam wall or 'plice' practice, climbing techniques, equipment discussion.
Wed, Sep 25, 2024
Prerequisites
1 participant on waitlist 1 instructor
Registration closes Sep 23
Olympia Branch
sara ludeman
Online Map and Compass

Online Map and Compass - Online Classroom

Navigation Lecture: Basic Navigation Course
This online course covers the use of map and compass, as well as the UTM
Mon, Apr 1, 2024 - Mon, Apr 15, 2024
No Prerequisites
0 participants 3 instructors
Registration closes Mar 14
Olympia Branch
Mike Kretzler
Qualified Youth Leader
Intermediate Ice Field Trip II - Heliotrope Ridge and Lower Coleman Glacier & Seracs

Intermediate Ice Field Trip II - Heliotrope Ridge and Lower Coleman Glacier & Seracs

Climbing Field trip: Intermediate Climbing Course
Instruction on placing ice protection, anchor building, and mock leads progressing to leading.
Sat, Oct 5, 2024 - Sun, Oct 6, 2024
Prerequisites
1 participant on waitlist 0 instructors
Registration closes Sep 25
Olympia Branch
sara ludeman
Day Camp - Wilderness Adventures - Olympia Friends Meeting House

Day Camp - Wilderness Adventures - Olympia Friends Meeting House

Youth Youth activity: Summer Day Camp - Wilderness Adventures
WILDERNESS ADVENTURE Camp is for campers ages 8-12
Mon, Jun 24, 2024
No Prerequisites
1 participant
Registration closes Jun 22
Olympia Branch
Claire Edwards
Qualified Youth Leader
BC Final Written Exam

BC Final Written Exam - Online Classroom

Climbing Lecture: Basic Alpine Climbing Course
Olympia Basic Climbing Course - Final Written Exam
Tue, Jun 4, 2024
No Prerequisites
0 participants 0 instructors
Registration closes Jun 2
Olympia Branch
Julie Dasso
BC Field Trip #5: Rock Fundamentals

BC Field Trip #5: Rock Fundamentals - Mountaineers Tacoma Program Center

Climbing Field trip: Basic Alpine Climbing Course
Olympia Basic Climbing Course - Rock Fundamentals
Sat, Apr 27, 2024
No Prerequisites
2 participants 13 instructors
Registration closes Apr 25
Olympia Branch
BC Field Trip #4: Snow Weekend

BC Field Trip #4: Snow Weekend - Dead Horse Creek

Climbing Field trip: Basic Alpine Climbing Course
Olympia Basic Climbing Course - Snow Weekend
Difficulty: Easy, Easy/Moderate
Sat, Apr 6, 2024 - Sun, Apr 7, 2024
No Prerequisites
0 participants 1 instructor on waitlist
Registration closes Apr 4
Olympia Branch
Kerri Wheeler
BC Field Trip #6: Rock Weekend

BC Field Trip #6: Rock Weekend - Vantage/Sunshine Wall

Climbing Field trip: Basic Alpine Climbing Course
Olympia Basic Climbing Course - Rock 2
Difficulty: Crag Rock Climb
Sat, May 18, 2024
No Prerequisites
0 participants 0 instructors
Registration closes May 16
Olympia Branch
BC Field Trip #2: Belay Practice

BC Field Trip #2: Belay Practice - Squaxin Park

Climbing Field trip: Basic Alpine Climbing Course
Olympia Basic Climbing Course - Belay Practice
Difficulty: Easy/Moderate
Sat, Mar 2, 2024
No Prerequisites
1 participant 5 instructors
Registration closed Feb 29
Olympia Branch
Jeff Crawford
Backpacking Skills Mini Clinic - Private Residence

Backpacking Skills Mini Clinic - Private Residence

Family & Backpacking Clinic
Backpack and gear check for family hiking. This is an optional follow up to the
Wed, Jun 12, 2024
No Prerequisites
13 participants 0 leaders
Registration opens May 30
Olympia Branch
Dixie Havlak
Qualified Youth Leader
Summer Day Camp - Nature Lover

Summer Day Camp - Nature Lover - Olympia Friends Meeting House

Youth Youth activity: Summer Day Camp - Nature Lovers
Day camp for Nature Lover campers. Mon-Fri 9:00-4:00
Wed, Jul 3, 2024
No Prerequisites
11 participants
Registration closes Jul 1
Olympia Branch
Claire Edwards
Qualified Youth Leader
Day Camp - Wilderness Adventures - Olympia Friends Meeting House

Day Camp - Wilderness Adventures - Olympia Friends Meeting House

Youth Youth activity: Summer Day Camp - Wilderness Adventures
WILDERNESS ADVENTURE Camp is for campers ages 8-12
Wed, Jun 26, 2024
No Prerequisites
1 participant
Registration closes Jun 24
Olympia Branch
Claire Edwards
Qualified Youth Leader
Day Camp - Ultimate Survivor

Day Camp - Ultimate Survivor - Olympia Friends Meeting House

Youth Youth activity: Summer Day Camp - Ultimate Survivor
Day camp for Ultimate Survivor Campers. Campers will be at camp from 9:00-4:00
Wed, Aug 7, 2024
No Prerequisites
1 participant
Registration closes Aug 5
Olympia Branch
Claire Edwards
Qualified Youth Leader
Mofa- First Saturday Class

Mofa- First Saturday Class - Griffin Fire District Station 1

First Aid Lecture: MOFA
First Saturday of 4 day Mofa/WFA class. CPR and First Aid.
Sat, Jun 8, 2024
No Prerequisites
20 participants 4 instructors
Registration opens Apr 1; Instructor registration open now
Olympia Branch
Bob Keranen
BC Field Trip #7: Crevasse Rescue

BC Field Trip #7: Crevasse Rescue - Paradise (Mount Rainier)

Climbing Field trip: Basic Alpine Climbing Course
Olympia Basic Climbing Course - Crevasse Rescue
Difficulty: Easy, Easy/Moderate
Sat, Jun 1, 2024
No Prerequisites
0 participants 2 instructors on waitlist
Registration closes May 30
Olympia Branch
Julie Dasso
BC Field Trip #3: Snow Travel

BC Field Trip #3: Snow Travel - Paradise

Climbing Field trip: Basic Alpine Climbing Course
Olympia Basic Climbing Course - Snow Travel
Difficulty: Easy, Easy/Moderate
Sat, Mar 16, 2024
No Prerequisites
0 participants 0 instructors
Registration closes Mar 14
Olympia Branch
Mandi Maycumber
Qualified Youth Leader
Day Camp - Ultimate Survivor

Day Camp - Ultimate Survivor - Olympia Friends Meeting House

Youth Youth activity: Summer Day Camp - Ultimate Survivor
Day camp for Ultimate Survivor Campers. Campers will be at camp from 9:00-4:00
Tue, Aug 6, 2024
No Prerequisites
1 participant
Registration closes Aug 4
Olympia Branch
Claire Edwards
Qualified Youth Leader
Mofa- Second Saturday Class - Griffin Fire District Station 1

Mofa- Second Saturday Class - Griffin Fire District Station 1

First Aid Lecture: MOFA
Second Saturday (3rd hands on day of 3) including a continuation of review of the
Sat, Jun 15, 2024
No Prerequisites
20 participants 4 instructors
Registration opens Apr 1; Instructor registration open now
Olympia Branch
Bob Keranen
BC Field Trip #4: Snow Weekend

BC Field Trip #4: Snow Weekend - Dead Horse Creek

Climbing Field trip: Basic Alpine Climbing Course
Olympia Basic Climbing Course - Snow Weekend alternate
Difficulty: Easy, Easy/Moderate
Sat, Apr 13, 2024 - Sun, Apr 14, 2024
No Prerequisites
0 participants 1 instructor
Registration closes Apr 11
Olympia Branch
Kerri Wheeler
Intermediate Ice Field Trip I - Heliotrope Ridge and Lower Coleman Glacier & Seracs

Intermediate Ice Field Trip I - Heliotrope Ridge and Lower Coleman Glacier & Seracs

Climbing Field trip: Intermediate Climbing Course
Introduction to Ice Climbing, Mock leads
Sat, Sep 28, 2024 - Sun, Sep 29, 2024
No Prerequisites
1 participant on waitlist 0 instructors
Registration closes Sep 25
Olympia Branch
sara ludeman
Intermediate Rock Lecture II

Intermediate Rock Lecture II - Private Residence

Climbing Lecture: Intermediate Climbing Course
Lecture will cover escaping the belay, self rescue techniques.
Thu, Jun 6, 2024
Prerequisites
1 participant on waitlist 1 instructor
Registration closes Jun 2
Olympia Branch
Marko Pavela
Day Camp - Wilderness Adventures

Day Camp - Wilderness Adventures - Olympia Friends Meeting House

Youth Youth activity: Summer Day Camp - Wilderness Adventures
WILDERNESS ADVENTURE Camp is for campers ages 8-12
Tue, Jun 25, 2024
No Prerequisites
1 participant
Registration closes Jun 23
Olympia Branch
Claire Edwards
Qualified Youth Leader
BC Lecture #3: Mountain Hazards

BC Lecture #3: Mountain Hazards - Lacey Community Center

Climbing Lecture: Basic Alpine Climbing Course
Olympia Basic Climbing Course - Snow Skills
Tue, Mar 5, 2024
No Prerequisites
0 participants 18 instructors
Registration closes Mar 3
Olympia Branch
Julie Dasso
Day Camp - Ultimate Survivor

Day Camp - Ultimate Survivor - Olympia Friends Meeting House

Youth Youth activity: Summer Day Camp - Ultimate Survivor
Day camp for Ultimate Survivor Campers. Campers will be at camp from 9:00-4:00
Fri, Aug 9, 2024
No Prerequisites
1 participant
Registration closes Aug 7
Olympia Branch
Claire Edwards
Qualified Youth Leader
Notch Pass

Day Hike - Notch Pass

Day Hiking Trip
A Conditioning hike for Olympia CHS students. Open to other members on May 4. 8.6
Difficulty: Strenuous
Fri, May 3, 2024
No Prerequisites, Leader's Permission Required
6 participants 0 leaders
Registration opens Apr 26
Olympia Branch
Bob Keranen
Online GPS

Online GPS - Online Classroom

Navigation Lecture: Basic Navigation Course
This online course covers the use of GPS systems, how they work, and how they
Tue, Apr 16, 2024 - Tue, Apr 30, 2024
No Prerequisites
0 participants 5 instructors
Registration closes Mar 14
Olympia Branch
Mike Kretzler
Qualified Youth Leader
Day Camp - Wilderness Adventures - Olympia Friends Meeting House

Day Camp - Wilderness Adventures - Olympia Friends Meeting House

Youth Youth activity: Summer Day Camp - Wilderness Adventures
WILDERNESS ADVENTURE Camp is for campers ages 8-12
Fri, Jun 21, 2024
No Prerequisites
0 participants
Olympia Branch
Claire Edwards
Qualified Youth Leader
Day Camp - Wilderness Adventures - Rattlesnake Ledge

Day Camp - Wilderness Adventures - Rattlesnake Ledge

Youth Youth activity: Summer Day Camp - Wilderness Adventures
WILDERNESS ADVENTURE Camp is for campers ages 8-12
Difficulty: Moderate, Strenuous 1
Thu, Jun 27, 2024
No Prerequisites
1 participant
Registration closes Jun 25
Olympia Branch
Claire Edwards
Qualified Youth Leader
BC Lecture #5: Intro to Rock Climbing

BC Lecture #5: Intro to Rock Climbing - Lacey Community Center

Climbing Lecture: Basic Alpine Climbing Course
Olympia Basic Climbing Course - Intro to Rock Climbing
Tue, Apr 23, 2024
No Prerequisites
0 participants 16 instructors
Registration closes Apr 21
Olympia Branch
Julie Dasso
Summer Day Camp - Nature Lover

Summer Day Camp - Nature Lover - Olympia Friends Meeting House

Youth Youth activity: Summer Day Camp - Nature Lovers
Day camp for Nature Lover campers. Mon-Fri 9:00-4:00
Fri, Jul 5, 2024
No Prerequisites
10 participants
Registration closes Jul 3
Olympia Branch
Claire Edwards
Qualified Youth Leader