Today's Lesson: Keeping Your Head Above Water
Water Bottles

Expedition Survival Tip

Campfires are for storytelling and recounting the day’s events. The more you open up the closer the group becomes.

Youth Agency Resources

Thank you for partnering with Big City Mountaineers.

Below you will find resources that should help you in planning and executing a week-long expedition for your students.

Youth Agency Leader and Teen Selection Guidelines

Youth Agency Partnership Presentation

 

Youth Applications (Google Drive includes parent letter, packing lists, and youth application)

Please right-click on documents to download.

2017 Youth Applications on Google Drive (Canoe and Backpacking, English and Spanish)

 

Teen Recruitment Materials:

Agency Flyer – Backpacking 

Agency Flyer – Canoeing 

Visit our Youth Questions page for answers to commonly asked questions, from students, to students.

 

Peer Leader and Alumni Leadership Programs 

BCM offers two different opportunities for returning students to stay involved. Peer Leaders go on expedition with your youth agency filling either a student or an adult slot. They are expected to role-model, communicate, and lead their peers while in the backcountry.

2017 Peer Leader Job Description and Application

Youth Agency Leader Information:

2017 Expedition Adult Registration (Use Discount Code YAL2017 to waive the volunteer fee, be sure to hit “apply code” before submitting your application.)

Background Check Information

Youth Agency staff are welcome to borrow any gear that we provide for students (see Teen Packing lists). Here are activity specific packing lists should you chose to bring your own gear:

Adult Packing List – Backpacking

Adult Packing List – Canoeing

 

Colorado Overnight Camp  (youth application Google Drive includes parent information, youth application, and packing list.)

2017 Youth Applications on Google Drive – please right-click on documents to download.

2017 Colorado Overnight Camp Adult Registration (Use Discount Code YAL2017 to waive the volunteer fee, be sure to hit “apply code” before submitting your application.)

Background Check Information

Overnight Camp Adult Packing List