Explore some of America’s most breathtaking terrain – the rugged, remote Cascade Mountains range. Our adventures begin and end with Oregon’s wilderness, and in the middle you’ll find solitude. Whether you’re hiking, backpacking, whitewater paddling, or mountaineering – you’ll travel along alpine meadows, cold-mountain streams, cascading waterfalls, and remote mountain passes.

NCOAE’s Pacific Northwest courses are exceptional with their unique combination of adventure and skill development.  You’ll master your outdoor technical skills, critical thinking and decision making as you explore rocky ridges and rushing rivers through the Pacific Northwest’s remote outdoor classroom.

Spring Semester | Pacific Northwest

Armed with a bulging backpack full of outdoor and adventure education knowledge and skill – you’ll spend months in the wilderness, exploring mountains, rivers, and the mighty Pacific Ocean.

  • Ages 18+
  • Duration 84 days
  • Tuition $16,800.00
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Pacific Northwest | Outdoor Educator

If exploring the remote Pacific Northwest while earning your Wilderness First Responder certificate sounds like the perfect adventure, the NCOAE Outdoor Educator course on Oregon and California’s coast is for you.

  • Ages 18+
  • Duration 32 days
  • Tuition $6,800.00