The National Center for Outdoor & Adventure Education (NCOAE) prides itself on having some of the industry’s most qualified and specialized instructors. And, they want to share their knowledge with you, through an NCOAE’s Adult Expeditions!

An Adult Expedition introduces participants to a wide array of skills, including outdoor technical skills, environmental science, leadership skills, and more.

Image of a group of NCOAE students trekking on a glacier in Alaska.
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college credit

Alaska | Backpacking

Hidden in the pristine Alaskan backcountry is a faraway adventure through the least visited National Park in the United States.

  • Ages 18+
  • Duration 25 days
  • Tuition $5,375.00
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Alaska | Backpacking

Discover Alaska's remote wilderness, as you hike across glaciers, ford icy rivers, and explore a dramatic forest landscape.

  • Ages 18+
  • Duration 14 days
  • Tuition $3,010.00
Image of rafts on the rock shore of the Amazon river.
1 dates
college credit

Ecuador | Amazon River & Cotopaxi

A 25-day Ecuador expedition designed to give you the skills needed to adventure in the outdoors with international experience.

  • Ages 18+
  • Duration 25 days
  • Tuition $5,625.00
Image of Antisana in Ecuador.
1 dates
college credit

Ecuador | Andes Mountains & Cotopaxi

A 14-day Ecuador expedition designed to give you the skills needed to explore the backcountry internationally. And, it’s absolutely spectacular.

  • Ages 18+
  • Duration 14 days
  • Tuition $3,150.00