Excursions

Excursions provide an opportunity to get outside and connect with the local northwest lifestyle, while learning valuable leadership and technical skills. Our trips are designed by students, for students and led by students. Come check us out in VU 150.

 

 

 

Excursions are filling up pretty fast, make sure to stop by Viking Union 150A to sign up for an excursion today! 

 

For more information email as.oc.excursions.coord@wwu.edu or call 360-650-7677

 

Sign-Up Deadline: 4pm the day of the Pre-Trip meeting.

 

Refund Policy: Refunds must be completed by 4pm the day of Pre-trip meeting, and have the original receipt. Any cancellation after the pre-trip meeting may not see a refund in payment. 

 

This could be you, check out our video from our White Water Kayak Course:

 

Plan Your Own Excursion (difficulty 0)

Cost: TBD (Guest: TBD)

Time: TBD

Dates: September 24, 2015 through June 17, 2016

Spots Taken: 0 / 12

Have a group of 6 people or more, and want to plan your own private excursion? You name the adventure, and we'll help it happen at a price that includes trip leaders and transportation. Talk to the Excursions Coordinators and plan out details - we're all about getting you outside, whether it's one of our planned excursions or not! Learn more by emailing or calling us at the above information.

Sea Kayak to Viqueen Lodge (difficulty 2)

Cost: $180.00 (Guest: $180.00)

Time: TBD

Dates: July 09, 2016 through July 10, 2016

OC Provides: Guides, transportation, kayaking gear, instruction

Participant Provides: Personal clothing, great attitude, desire to learn and enjoy the Salish Sea

Pre-trip meeting: July 5, 2016, 4 p.m.

Spots Taken: 0 / 8

Ever heard of the elusive Viqueen Lodge? Paddle with trip leaders out to th 15 acres of WWU property on Sinclair Island. You'll spend the night in the cabin and explore your surroundings becoming better acquainted with the islands. On op of that, you'll learn the art of seas kayaking in one of the most beautiful parts of the world! July 5th - Pre-Trip Meeting/Lakewood Session July 7th - Classroom session

Mt Baker Mountaineering (difficulty 2)

Cost: $190.00 (Guest: $190.00)

Time: TBD

Dates: July 16, 2016 through July 17, 2016

OC Provides: Guides, transportation, mountaineering gear, instruction

Participant Provides: Personal clothing, great attitude, desire to learn and enjoy Mt Baker.

Pre-trip meeting: July 12, 2016, 4 p.m.

Spots Taken: 8 / 8

The mountains are calling, and we must go! This course will instruct on glacier travel, mountaineering basics, and an introduction to crevasse rescue. Two evening classroom sessions will detail planning, preparation and technical skills necessary for a summit bid. The course culminates with a summit attempt of Mt Baker.