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PNW Adventures

Ages: 12 - 14

Dates: July 20 - August 1 

Tuition: $3,650 *Price includes airfare from TBD hub city
Overnights: 12

Challenge Level:  

The Pacific North West is known for it’s spectacular coastline, luscious green forests and majestic mountains. It boasts a massive variety of unique plants and animals, thriving tidepools, active pods of killer whales and crystal clear ocean waters. Join Telluride Academy this summer to experience all the things that make the PNW special! We’ll start our trip with an adventure to Olympic National Park. Encompassing nearly a million acres of temperate rain forests and 70 miles of wild coastline, we’ll take to the trails for a hiking adventure you can only get in this area of the world. We’ll spend two days backpacking on the Ozette Loop, wandering over a boardwalk through the rainforest before finally reaching the pristine beaches of Olympic National Park. Next, we’ll catch the ferry to Orcas Island where we’ll set off on a 3-day sea kayaking excursion with Orcas Outdoors! Paddle from island to island for an overnight ocean adventure of a lifetime. When we arrive back to Orcas Island from our Kayaking trip, we’ll explore Moran State Park and ride bicycles through the beautiful landscape of this famous San Juan Island. We’ll spend a couple days in Seattle eating fresh seafood at Pike’s Place Market and taking in the city views at the Space Needle before flying home and saying goodbye to the new friends we’ve made. Join us on this NEW and exciting PNW Adventure!

General Program Schedule:

Day 1: Meet and greet. Fly to Seattle, explore and group shop. Overnight in hotel.

Day 2: Journey to Olympic National Park for the first part of our PNW adventure!

Day 3: Day hike and exploration through Olympic National Park

Day 4-5: Ozette Loop coastal baclpacking trip through Olympic!

Day 6: Drive to Annacortes and take the ferry to Orcas Island in the San Juan Islands! Camping at Moran State Park.

Day 7-9: Sea kayaking overnight adventure with Orcas Outdoors.

Day 10: Bike tour through Orcas Island!

Day 11: Travel back to Seattle. Check into the hotel and relax after a long week!

Day 12: Seattle adventure day! Visit Pike's Place for lunch and take in the spectacular city views on top of the Space Needle.

Day 13: Final morning in the PNW. Fly back to Colorado. ugs, high fives and goodbyes.

This is a NEW program!
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