National Parks

Utah National Parks Tour With Wasatch Academy

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WANDER OFF THE PATH

Wasatch Academy’s location is so close to 5 incredible National Parks that we thought it would be only fitting to invite you to join us on a National Park tour! Not only are the National Parks in Utah beautiful, but we know a thing or two about our own backyard. Expect a few off-the-beaten-trail excursions to some amazing surprise sites.

Camp Details

Dates for summer of 2019 TBD by November 1st

Check-in: Saturday, June 16 for SLC airport pick up, head to campus. Stay in dorms for 9: am departure Sunday, June 17

Check-Out: June 22 at 8: pm

Age Group: 12-19

Gender: Co-Ed

Cost: $1,200.00

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CAMPER EVALUATION

Upon arrival, all participants will be evaluated by the staff so that each camper’s instructional needs can be addressed throughout the week. Low and moderately difficult day hikes  to meet all skill levels.

More About this camp

Do you know any archeologists? Don’t worry, we do! Nancy Hewitt will be joining us on the National Parks Tour to illuminate the history of the parks. Nancy was born and raised in the national parks, was a seasonal park ranger, and has a master’s degree in Anthropology. You do not want to miss this trip. 

Looking for more than an epic journey through Utah’s best parks? How about a personal enrichment project. We support a vast array of personal development and college enrichment projects.

Enrichment project available learn more here

What to bring

  1. Camp registration documents.
  2. BED AND BATH: Towels, sleeping bag (if you want to bring personal otherwise a sleeping bag is provided), pillow, toothbrush, toothpaste, deodorant, soap.
  3. MEDICAL: Emergency contact info, information about medications, allergies, asthma, or other medical conditions
  4. RECOMMENDED: Sunglasses, sunscreen, hat, swimsuit, pyjamas, jacket, weather appropriate clothing and footwear, spending money, camera

transportation

If transportation is needed from the Salt Lake City airport or other Utah locations, please Email: chris.nester@wasatchacademy.org 

Itinerary

Day 1Drive to Moab, explore Moab
Day 2Explore Arches National Park
Day 3pack up, explore Canyonlands National Park
Day 4Explore Capitol Reef National Park. Hike Calf Creek. Stay in Escalante or near Bryce
Day 5Explore Bryce Canyon. Stay in Springdale or near Zion
Day 6Explore Zion National Park. Drive back to campus 4hrs

CONNECT WITH NATURE

enrich your life