Family Programs Comprehensive Calendar

Backpack - Ancient Lake

Backpack - Ancient Lake

Backpacking & Family Trip
An early season overnighter for a shake out with kids to Ancient Lakes. Only sign
Difficulty: *Varies*
Sat, May 4, 2024 - Sun, May 5, 2024
No Prerequisites
0 participants 0 leaders
Seattle Branch
Olga Kuznetsova
Qualified Youth Leader
Backpack - Anderson Lakes

Backpack - Anderson Lakes

Backpacking Trip
Beginner friendly family backpacking trip with opportunity for water play and kid-friendly climbing rocks with
Difficulty: Easy
Fri, Jul 19, 2024 - Sat, Jul 20, 2024
No Prerequisites
3 participants
Registration closes Jul 15
Foothills Branch
Birgit Grimlund
Qualified Youth Leader
Backpack - Anderson Lakes

Backpack - Anderson Lakes

Backpacking & Family Trip
Beginner friendly family backpacking trip. Registration priority for Backpacking with Kids 2022 and 2023 course
Difficulty: Easy
Fri, Aug 4, 2023 - Sat, Aug 5, 2023
No Prerequisites, Leader's Permission Required
11 participants
Foothills Branch
Birgit Grimlund
Qualified Youth Leader
Backpack - Duckabush River

Backpack - Duckabush River

Backpacking Trip
Hike about 2 1/2 miles from the trailhead mostly through mature second growth, with some
Difficulty: Moderate/Strenuous
Sat, Jul 20, 2024 - Sun, Jul 21, 2024
No Prerequisites
2 participants on waitlist 0 leaders
Registration closes Jul 16
Olympia Branch
Dixie Havlak
Qualified Youth Leader
Backpack - Hyas Lake

Backpack - Hyas Lake

Backpacking & Family Trip
Beginner friendly family backpacking trip. Registration priority for Backpacking with Kids 2022 and 2023 course
Difficulty: Easy
Sat, Jul 8, 2023 - Sun, Jul 9, 2023
No Prerequisites, Leader's Permission Required
11 participants
Foothills Branch
Birgit Grimlund
Qualified Youth Leader
Ingalls Creek

Backpack - Ingalls Creek

Backpacking & Family Trip
Easy family friendly 2.25 mile backpack along Ingalls Creek to a lovely large camp with
Difficulty: Easy, Easy/Moderate
Sat, Jul 22, 2023 - Sun, Jul 23, 2023
No Prerequisites, Leader's Permission Required
11 participants
Foothills Branch
Birgit Grimlund
Qualified Youth Leader
Mirror Lake & Tinkham Peak

Backpack - Mirror Lake

Backpacking & Family Trip
Family friendly backpack near Snoqualmie pass. A short trek will take us through forests, across
Difficulty: Casual
Tue, Jun 18, 2024 - Wed, Jun 19, 2024
No Prerequisites
11 participants
Foothills Branch
Olga Kuznetsova
Qualified Youth Leader
Backpack - Mirror Lake

Backpack - Mirror Lake

Backpacking & Family Trip
Family friendly backpack near Snoqualmie pass. A short trek will take us through forests, across
Difficulty: Easy/Moderate
Sat, Jun 15, 2024 - Sun, Jun 16, 2024
No Prerequisites
0 participants 0 leaders
Seattle Branch
Olga Kuznetsova
Qualified Youth Leader
Mirror Lake & Tinkham Peak

Backpack - Mirror Lake

Backpacking & Family Trip
Family friendly backpack near Snoqualmie pass. A short trek will take us through forests, across
Difficulty: Easy/Moderate
Sat, Jun 24, 2023 - Sun, Jun 25, 2023
No Prerequisites
8 participants
Seattle Branch
Olga Kuznetsova
Qualified Youth Leader
Backpack - North Fork Quinault River & Elip Creek Loop

Backpack - North Fork Quinault River & Elip Creek Loop

Backpacking Trip
Family Beginner Backpack to Wolf Bar on the Quinault River. Families wanting to learn or
Difficulty: Easy
Sat, Jun 22, 2024 - Sun, Jun 23, 2024
No Prerequisites
0 participants 1 leader
Registration closed Jun 17
Olympia Branch
Dixie Havlak
Qualified Youth Leader
Pete & Spectacle Lakes

Backpack - Pete Lake

Backpacking & Family Trip
One night backpack with kids to a lovely lake. Please sign up only if you're
Difficulty: Easy/Moderate
Mon, Jun 24, 2024 - Tue, Jun 25, 2024
No Prerequisites
6 participants
Seattle Branch
Olga Kuznetsova
Qualified Youth Leader
Talapus Lake Trail

Backpack - Talapus & Olallie Lakes

Backpacking & Family Trip
A moderately strenuous but short backpack to lakes good for water play and fishing. Priority
Difficulty: Moderate, Moderate/Strenuous, Strenuous
Thu, Aug 3, 2023 - Sat, Aug 5, 2023
No Prerequisites, Leader's Permission Required
0 participants
Foothills Branch
Thomas Robey
Qualified Youth Leader
Basic Gear and Skills Lecture for Parents

Basic Gear and Skills Lecture for Parents - Online Classroom

Backpacking & Family Lecture: Backpacking with Kids
Tuesday, April 25 6:30-8:15 pm 1.75 hour introductory interactive lecture via Zoom designed for parents
Tue, Apr 25, 2023
No Prerequisites
54 participants
Foothills Branch
Birgit Grimlund
Qualified Youth Leader

Backpacking with Kids Course: Skills Carnival

For Backpacking with Kids course participants. Backpacking workshop and gear demo day .

May 21, 2023
09:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Seattle Program Center
7700 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle, WA 98115

Goodman A, Goodman B

Backpacking with Kids Course: Skills Carnival

For Backpacking with Kids course participants. Backpacking workshop and gear demo day .

May 11, 2024
09:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Seattle Program Center
7700 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle, WA 98115

Goodman A, Goodman B

Backpacking with Kids Course: Skills Carnival

For Backpacking with Kids course participants. Backpacking workshop and skills day.

May 04, 2025
09:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Seattle Program Center
7700 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle, WA 98115

Goodman A, Goodman B
Basic Gear and Skills Lecture for Parents

Basic Gear and Skills Lecture for Parents - Online Classroom

Backpacking & Family Lecture: Backpacking with Kids
Tuesday, April 25 6:30-8:15 pm 1.75 hour introductory interactive lecture via Zoom designed for parents
Tue, Apr 25, 2023
No Prerequisites
0 participants
Foothills Branch
Birgit Grimlund
Qualified Youth Leader
Collaborative Family Backpack - Youth Trip

Collaborative Family Backpack - Youth Trip

Backpacking Field trip: Backpacking with Kids
If there is sufficient interest, I can help walk through the steps in (caveat: what
Fri, Aug 2, 2024 - Sun, Aug 4, 2024
No Prerequisites
1 participant
Registration closes Jul 31
Foothills Branch
Erica An Rickard
Qualified Youth Leader
Day Hike - Anderson Island Parks

Day Hike - Anderson Island Parks

Day Hiking Trip
Take a ferry ride to Anderson Island and hike down to Andy's Marine Park at
Difficulty: Easy
Sun, May 15, 2022
No Prerequisites
0 participants 0 leaders
Olympia Branch
Dixie Havlak
Qualified Youth Leader
Day Hike - Woodard Bay

Day Hike - Woodard Bay

Day Hiking Trip
Join us on the annual Family Bat Hike at Woodard Bay. Walk past the cormorant
Difficulty: Easy
Mon, Jul 8, 2024
No Prerequisites
13 participants 2 leaders
Olympia Branch
Dixie Havlak
Qualified Youth Leader
Family Backpack

Family Backpack - Anderson Lakes

Backpacking Field trip: Backpacking with Kids
Beginner friendly family backpacking trip with opportunity for water play and kid-friendly climbing rocks with
Difficulty: Moderate
Sat, Aug 17, 2024 - Sun, Aug 18, 2024
No Prerequisites
4 participants on waitlist
Registration closes Aug 15
Foothills Branch
Olga Kuznetsova
Qualified Youth Leader
Family Backpack

Family Backpack - Baker Lake

Backpacking Field trip: Backpacking with Kids
Family backpacking trip. Short trip to Anderson Point with great viewes. Good for all ages.
Difficulty: Easy/Moderate
Mon, Aug 26, 2024 - Tue, Aug 27, 2024
No Prerequisites
4 participants on waitlist
Registration closes Aug 24
Foothills Branch
Alina Kremnova
Qualified Youth Leader
Family Backpack - Baker Lake

Family Backpack - Baker Lake

Backpacking Field trip: Backpacking with Kids
Overnight Backpacking Trip for Youth and Family
Difficulty: Moderate/Strenuous
Fri, Jun 21, 2024 - Sat, Jun 22, 2024
No Prerequisites
7 participants
Foothills Branch
Jenifer Brink
Qualified Youth Leader
Family Backpack - Hyas Lake

Family Backpack - Hyas Lake

Backpacking Field trip: Backpacking with Kids
Relatively short and flat family backpacking trip most ideal for newer backpackers with ample opportunity
Difficulty: Easy
Sat, Jun 29, 2024 - Sun, Jun 30, 2024
No Prerequisites
12 participants
Foothills Branch
Birgit Grimlund
Qualified Youth Leader
Family Backpack

Family Backpack - Ozette Triangle

Backpacking & Family Field trip: Backpacking with Kids
Family backpacking trip to Sand Point. Easy boardwalk stroll through the forest and camp with
Difficulty: Easy/Moderate
Sat, Sep 14, 2024 - Sun, Sep 15, 2024
No Prerequisites
1 participant on waitlist
Registration closes Sep 12
Foothills Branch
Alina Kremnova
Qualified Youth Leader
Family Backpack - Talapus Lake

Family Backpack - Talapus Lake

Backpacking Field trip: Backpacking with Kids
Gentle beginner-friendly family backpack to a pair of lakes near Snoqualmie Pass with salmonberries in
Difficulty: Easy
Tue, Jun 25, 2024 - Wed, Jun 26, 2024
No Prerequisites
10 participants
Foothills Branch
Birgit Grimlund
Qualified Youth Leader

Olympia Family Climbing

Climbing reserved for Olympia Family Climbing event!

Jan 01, 2024
09:00 AM to 04:00 PM
Tacoma Program Center
2302 N 30th St, Tacoma, WA 98403

Great Hall, Indoor Climbing Wall, Outdoor Climbing Wall & Backyard
Seattle Explorers Holiday Party

Seattle Explorers Holiday Party - Mountaineers Seattle Program Center

Youth Youth activity: Explorers
Explorers and Jr. MAC come together for an evening of games and climbing to celebrate
Wed, Dec 18, 2024
Prerequisites
35 participants 12 chaperones
Registration opens Oct 16
Seattle Branch
Trenton Bick
Qualified Youth Leader
Seattle Explorers Pre-Trip Meeting

Seattle Explorers Pre-Trip Meeting - Mountaineers Seattle Program Center

Youth Youth activity: Explorers
Explorer families will learn about logistics, expectations, gear, food, etc for the upcoming overnight.
Wed, Jul 3, 2024
Prerequisites
19 participants 5 chaperones
Registration closed Jul 1
Seattle Branch
Trenton Bick
Qualified Youth Leader
Seattle Junior MAC Holiday Party

Seattle Junior MAC Holiday Party - Mountaineers Seattle Program Center

Youth Youth activity: Junior MAC
Explorers and Jr. MAC come together for an evening of games and climbing to celebrate
Wed, Dec 18, 2024
Prerequisites
35 participants 16 chaperones
Registration closes Dec 16
Seattle Branch
Alvaro Juarez
Qualified Youth Leader