PREVIOUS WILDERNESS OR BACKPACKING EXPERIENCE IS NOT REQUIRED
Summer 2017 schedule: Begins June 22nd, 2017* and goes to August 9, 2017.
*The Evergreen State College students should note this is a four-day earlier start date than Evergreen's summer session.
Please complete the above application form and submit required payments (see below).
The priority application deadline is midnight Alaska Time April 2nd, and initial decisions will be made April 14th. The $100 application fee will be refunded to you if you are not accepted for this summer. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis after April 2nd. If the maximum of 16 students has been reached, you will be placed on a waitlist.
Total program cost (including tuition) is $7,516 plus round-trip airfare (to Anchorage, Alaska) and other personal field expenses.
A $100 application fee is paid directly to The Wrangell Mountains Center at the time of application. A $1,600 deposit is due to The Evergreen State College April 21st. The balance of the student field fee ($1,800) is due to The Evergreen State College June 1st, and tuition ($4,016) is due June 30th.
Thanks to The Ed and Marion Doherty Scholarship Fund, the Wrangell Mountains Center may be able to offer you a partial or full-ride scholarship if you qualify for financial need. Apply for a scholarship here.
Banner photo: Sharing friendship. Photo credit: Nathaniel Wilder.