Back to Earth’s summer backpacking camp for teens in Yosemite National Park and across the Sierra Nevada mountains

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Seven- and ten-day trips for teens 13 and up run June through August

See the Summer 2024 Schedule

Is W.I.L.D. a good fit for a teen in my life?

We’re happy to answer questions about what to expect from the program and whether your teen would benefit from a summer adventure.

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Access to the natural world is a social justice issue.
Through the WILD Scholars programs, we are working to make wilderness education accessible to all.
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