50 Day BAC 2019 (Male)

June 21 – August 9, 2019

Bower Adventure Course

Youth in the BAC will have the opportunity to be certified in Wilderness Medicine, learn backcountry living skills while backpacking on trails and over mountain passes, learn mountaineering skills while camping on a glacier, experience a 24-hour solo time, learn basics of rock climbing, raft through class III-IV whitewater, and apply skills on a student led expedition. Guides will use these experiences in the outdoors to mentor youth and encourage them to reach their full leadership potential.


  • Ages: 15-19
  • Complete and submit application
  • Complete the interview process
  • Complete trip waiver and contract
  • Register for BAC

Application Deadline:

  • May 15th

Apply for Course

Price: $3800

Scholarships and fundraising options available, please call to inquire.

Trip Itinerary

  • – Backpacking and Introduction to Backcountry Skills
  • – Expedition Rafting Trip on Deschutes River
  • – Inflatable Kayaking through Rapids
  • – Rock Climbing at Smith Rock
  • – 24-Hour Solo Time in the Backcountry
  • – Mountaineering Expedition
  • – Student Led Backpacking Trip

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