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.
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
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.
What to bring
- Camp registration documents.
- BED AND BATH: Towels, sleeping bag (if you want to bring personal otherwise a sleeping bag is provided), pillow, toothbrush, toothpaste, deodorant, soap.
- MEDICAL: Emergency contact info, information about medications, allergies, asthma, or other medical conditions
- RECOMMENDED: Sunglasses, sunscreen, hat, swimsuit, pyjamas, jacket, weather appropriate clothing and footwear, spending money, camera
|Day 1||Drive to Moab, explore Moab|
|Day 2||Explore Arches National Park|
|Day 3||pack up, explore Canyonlands National Park|
|Day 4||Explore Capitol Reef National Park. Hike Calf Creek. Stay in Escalante or near Bryce|
|Day 5||Explore Bryce Canyon. Stay in Springdale or near Zion|
|Day 6||Explore Zion National Park. Drive back to campus 4hrs|