Orcas Island Expedition 4 Teens – Spots open

The view from Mount Constitution on Orcas Island

Thanks to the generous support of the Skagit Community Foundation, Foothills Toyota, and the George B. & Ruth Elizabeth Ferguson Advised Fund – the Boys & Girls Clubs of Skagit County is excited to continue our TOE (teen outdoor expeditions) program for Club Members in 7th grade and up.

The Sedro-Woolley Teen Center is pleased to announce our 2nd TOE (Teen Outdoor Expeditions) Trip! On Saturday, November 3rd, any and all Teens – Club Members AND Guests Welcome – will explore beautiful Orcas Island and enjoy some great fall hiking on Mount Constitution with a day trip out to the San Juan Islands.

The Group will meet at the Sedro-Woolley Boys & Girls Club Teen Center EARLY on Saturday morning – like 6 am Early – to drive to the Washington State Ferry Terminal in Anacortes, catch the ferry to Orcas Island and Moran State Park. Starting at Mount Lake Campground, we follow the summit trail past Mountain Lake and Twin Lakes as it switchbacks to the top of Mount Constitution. From the summit we have panorama views of Puget Sound, the San Juans, Mount Baker and the North Cascades.

Lunch and snacks will be provided. If time allows we will explore the village of Eastsound before catching the ferry back home.

Registration is due no later than Thursday, November 1st. The cost of the trip is $10. Space is limited to the first 12 teens!

Trip Info:

  • Cost is $10. Please bring money with permission slip by Thursday, November 1.
  • Teens meet at the SWBGC Teen Center at 6 am!!! We need to catch the 730 am Ferry in Anacortes.
  • Please wear appropriate hiking attire: 1) Sweatshirt, Hat, Rain Jacket and light gloves. 2) Warm socks and Hiking Boots or Hiking Shoes. 3) Backpack with water bottle and sunscreen.
  • Optional Items for the van ride only: Book, Mp3 Player, Cell Phone – These items will stay in the Van once we arrive at our destination.
  • We will provide breakfast: Cereal
  • We will provide Snacks: Granola bars and water.
  • We will provide Lunch: Sandwich, apple, chips.
  • You may wish to send extra snacks and drinks in your teens’ backpack.

If you would like a permission slip or have further questions please contact Teen Center Coordinator Patrick Dougher at patrickd@bgcskagit.org or at 856-1830 ext 44.

Happy Hiking!

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