For those who have had some opportunities to experience and practice leadership but are ready to take it to the next level, get ready! This course is designed to allow students to explore what becoming a leader looks like in many different settings. The Leadership Expedition will take place in the southern Yosemite region of the Sierra Nevada. Students will experience the beauty and the challenge that the mountains provide. Surrounded by Ponderosa pines, granite cliffs, and alpine lakes, instructors will lead students through a graduated process of wilderness experiences.This course puts an equal emphasis on the student’s spiritual formation and leadership skill development. Upon completion of this course, the student will gain confidence in a group of his or her peers. Each student will be provided with the opportunity to lead the group. Students will also demonstrate their comprehension of the curriculum as they practice backpacking, camping, cooking, and navigation skills.
In today’s busy world, it is easy for schedules and plans to interfere with a family’s values and priorities. The Adventures in Fatherhood course is designed to allow fathers and their children to recognize the value of their relationship with each other. This is an opportunity for you and your son or daughter to set the cell phone and computer down and focus on your relationship with each other and with God.
People come from all over the world to experience the crown jewel of the Cascade Mountain Range. Mt. Rainier is the most glaciated peak in the contiguous United States, and climbing it requires teamwork, perseverance and appropriate weather…
The Wilderness Instructor Course is designed to prepare outdoor leaders with the necessary tools to lead courses and expeditions in technical and non-technical terrain. This course is used to train instructors in the outdoor leadership skills required of a Summit Adventure instructor.
The Whitney Classic is an endurance bicycling fundraiser for Summit Adventure and a tradition that has spanned decades. The funds raised in this annual event further the ministry of Summit Adventure. Over half of Summit Adventure’s annual budget is raised through donations.