Explore the beauty of Mt. Rainier as you and your new friends get to know one of the most beautiful areas in Washington. Visitors come from all over the world to marvel at the mountains and enjoy the wildflowers and lush forests that we’ll travel through. We will learn the basics of camping in a front-country campground and work our way up to an amazing overnight backpacking trip. Enjoy s’mores, campfires, and majestic views on this fun-filled introduction to camping, hiking, and backpacking. Over the course of our journey we’ll learn wilderness cooking skills, low-impact travel, and appreciate the beauty of the moon and stars. You’ll go home with amazing new friends and memories for a lifetime. For boys entering grades 6 - 8 in Fall 2018.