Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 45.97
Liaison Alison Pugh
Submission Date Jan. 16, 2013
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Edmonds Community College
ER-T2-7: Outdoors Program

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.25 / 0.25 Amy Johnson
Center for Service Learning Program Manager
Center for Student Engagement and Leadership
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Does the institution have a wilderness or outdoors program that organizes hiking, backpacking, kayaking, or other outings for students and follows Leave No Trace principles?:
Yes

A brief description of the program:

The Center for Service-Learning has hosted a series of alternative break trips during Winter and Spring breaks to get students engaged in their community while having fun on outdoor trips. A sampling of trips include: 3 years of wildlife tracking trips to Kettle Falls, WA in partnership with Kettle Falls School District, Colville Confederated Tribes, and Colville National Forest (2009, 2010, 2011); 4 years of trail and campsite building and maintenance with Washington State Parks in Moran State Park on Orcas Island (2009, 2010, 2011, 2012); 1 year of trail building with Washington Trails Association in Deception Pass State Park on Whidbey Island (2011). Our partners adhere to the Leave No Trace principles, and actively train the volunteers on these habits. Students engage in service with our community partner organizations and enjoy outdoor recreational activities, such as hiking, kayaking, swimming, and boating.


The website URL where information about the program is available:

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