Seattle Explorers & Jr. MAC Stewardship Day

Youth activity

Seattle Explorers & Jr. MAC Stewardship Day - Cougar Mountain: Sky Country Trailhead

Join your fellow Explorer and Jr. MAC friends on a WTA trail work party! ~MUST BE FULLY VACCINATED TO ATTEND~

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 activity.
  • *Varies*
  • For Beginners (Getting Started Series)

Please read the WTA Work Party page for details.

Meeting at 9am

Join us on a WTA Work Party! All members attending this work party MUST BE FULLY VACCINATED.

Chaperones: Youth do not need to have a chaperone on this trip. We want to prioritize youth spots, so if you're unsure you want to join, leave your spot for another youth :)

Trip Sheet: Please read the WTA Work Party page for details.

What it Takes to Do This Work Party

  • No experience is necessary—just bring a great attitude for working with a team! WTA provides the training and tools you need
  • Expect to be physically active at your own pace for up to 5 hours on uneven terrain

*To sign up for Explorer/Jr. MAC combo trips, do it on this page, NOT the course page. For all other trips, sign up via the course page. If confused, refer to the registration instructions on the course page.


participants will earn:

leaders will earn:


Cougar Mountain: Sky Country Trailhead

Required Equipment

Required Equipment

What to Wear

  • Cloth face covering
  • Boots or closed toed shoes
  • Long pants 
  • Long-sleeved shirt recommended
  • Eye protection recommended (glasses, sunglasses or safety glasses)

A hard hat and work gloves will be provided by WTA. For safety reasons, shorts and sneakers are not allowed.

What to Bring

  • Lunch and plenty of water
  • Rain jacket and pants
  • Extra warm clothing in case of wet or cold weather
  • Work gloves if you have them
  • A pack to carry your personal gear
  • A sense of fun and adventure for learning new skills and meeting great people!

If you'd like to borrow gear, please submit your request to the gear library

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