Morning: Enjoy breakfast, pack backpacks and prepare for the day. Families will meet educators at the trailheads using their own vehicles.
Instructional Day on Trail: Spend the day in family cohorts led by an experienced NatureBridge educator. Participants engage in educational experiences that encourage exploration, observation and discovery in various parts of the park.
- Hike along the path of a waterfall and learn about glaciation.
- Study ecological relationships from the perspective of a 2,000-year-old giant sequoia tree.
- Explore the rich cultural history of Yosemite’s first people who have long been and continue to be stewards of this land.
- Observe the unique biodiversity and stunning views as you hike up one of Yosemite Valley's trails.
Afternoon/Early Evening: Return to campus to relax, unwind and enjoy dinner.
Evening: NatureBridge educators facilitate evening programs that could include stargazing and campfire circles. Participants then return to the dorms and get ready for bed.