Russian River Teen Trek + Backcountry Basics

Summer 2019

Registration open now!

Welcome To Adventure


Russian River Teen Trek provides a close-to-home, skill-building adventures for teens aged 12 to 17. Teen trekkers kayak, swim, cook together, learn about Russian River watershed ecology, and discover the simple joy of river time with peers. Three session in June and July! Click here for more information and to register. 


Backcountry Basics, for teens 13 to 17, introduces youth to the wild corners of the county and builds backpacking skills, including how to pack your pack, safety skills, and nutrition on the trail. Click here for more information and/or to register. 

Writing Outside: A Workshop to Celebrate Creativity, Nature, and Community

May 25, 2019

A few spots left! Register today.

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Oliver Sacks once wrote that gardens and nature were essential to his creative process. Experience the joy of creativity in nature and community inspired by the stunning beauty of Rancho Mark West. Facilitated by Leilani Clark, this bilingual workshop will offer writing prompts and creative inspiration in English and Spanish. No critiques, just friendly listening and an appreciation for each other’s courageous expression of ideas and thoughts. This event is most suitable for adults and youth 12 and over. Bring a pen, journal, lunch and snacks, and a willingness to open yourself to the unique creative impulse inspired by nature. 

For more information and to register, click here!