Family and Youth Programs at Yosemite

Youth Programs at Yosemite

Teenagers learn about themselves and the environment on backpacking adventures in the spectacular Yosemite wilderness.

Yosemite 150th anniversary


On October 1, 2015, the park will commemorate the 125th anniversary of the establishment of Yosemite National Park. Find out more about Yosemite's history and commemorative events on the Yosemite anniversary website.


NatureBridge at Yosemite
P.O. Box 487
Yosemite National Park, CA 95389
209-379-9510 (fax)


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Driving in Yosemite

Please follow NatureBridge and National Park Service directions. GPS does not work correctly in the Park.

Summer Backpacking

High school students learn to think like scientists as they create their own environmental science research project while backpacking in the Yosemite wilderness.

Armstrong Scholars Program

Teenage girls grow into strong young women on this challenging and joyful backpacking journey in the High Sierra of Yosemite.


Teenagers from underserved communities are empowered to improve their lives and their communities through a series of wilderness- and home-based experiences.