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NEW PROGRAM

This year we have rolled out a film series. Dates can be found in our calendar and on the poster HERE. All show times are 7PM. Please email the program if you are going to attend so we know approximate numbers for snacks.

Trip Information and Registration

Apr 04, 2020

April 4 @ 9am YETI Building - April 5 @ 2pm

Winter Camp - Stagleap Provincial Park

This is a great opportunity to try winter camping! We will build Quinzee's and you have the opportunity to stay in them, or hunker down in a lovely Dome Tent in Stagleap Provincial Park. You will be sleeping in three person tents or your Quinzee if it is deemed safe enough.

We will do a mandatory pre-trip safety evening and go over food requirements for the trip on Wednesday April 1st from 6-7pm.

 

Check out the Trip List HERE.

12 Student Capacity

20HR Credit Program

Apr 26, 2020

9AM @ YETI Building

Bouldering Day Trip - Rossland

Have you ever slept in a hammock? Here's your chance! We are going to Spirit Rock Climbing Centre in Kimberley and will be doing some top rope belay training on Saturday and free climbing time on Sunday. We will also have some time to walk the Platzl while we are there.

The Flux Climbing Gym waiver can be found HERE.

A Trip Checklist can be found HERE.

Program Value: $100

12 Student Capacity

12 HR Credit Program

Apr 28, 2020

Meet @ YETI

Intro MTB Program

This program will begin April 28 and May 5th with two group rides after school to build some skills.. We will then take a day trip to Cranbrook on May 9th.

No previous mountain biking experience is necessary, however you should feel comfortable riding a bike. If you do not have access to a bike, please contact Mr. Fisher as we have access to a number of bikes through the program.

Please read the checklist for this program located HERE.

Program Value: $VARIES - dependant on participation

8 Student Capacity

VARIES ON PARTICIPATION HR Credit Program

May 16, 2020

Depart @ 9am YETI Building

Pilot Bay Backcountry Camp

Join us as we explore a local gem of a Provincial Park. Pilot Bay is located just up the road on the shores of Kootenay Lake. We will hike the short (approx 2.5km) trail or paddle across the small inlet into the campground on Saturday and make the return trip on Sunday. After camp set-up we can explore the peninsula.

Please review the trip checklist HERE.

Program Value: Can you put a value on time spent in Nature?

14 Student Capacity

20 HR Credit Program

May 23, 2020

May 23-28 2020

Whistler Tour 2020

Welcome to our major trip of the year. Spend 6 days hiking, ziplining and mountain biking with the YETI crew in one of the Mecca's of the alpine world. We will take a day on the trip to see Thompson Rivers University (TRU), hike in the alpine of Whistler, and take the option of a zipline tour or mountain bike day before we return to Creston.

You are required to sign up for one of four work bees on May 2nd or May 3rd. (4 hour time commitment).

Safety Meeting - May 19, 2020 @ 7Pm in the YETI Building

Please read the program checklist HERE.

The trip itinerary can be found HERE.

The teacher signature form can be found HERE.

The Zipline waiver can be completed HERE.

Program Value: $800

8 Student Capacity - Mountain Bike

16 Student Capacity - Zipline

60HR Credit Program

May 30, 2020

YETI Building @ 8:00am

Fly Fishing Program

Our first fishing trip in YETI history (Sort of). Well our first trip focused on fly fishing. This program will include two days of skill building in Creston followed by a weekend at Premier Lake. We have a fly fishing guide that will be leading this program.

View the trip checklist HERE.

Program Value: $200

8 Student Capacity

40HR Credit Program

Jun 06, 2020

8:00 AM @ YETI Building

Spring MYSTERY BOX TOUR

This trip will be amazing! Our Fall mystery tour went very well and the hope is that this will be equally fantastic. When you click on REGISTER, you will be directed to email the program. Provide the following:

NAME OF REGISTRANT

NAME OF PARENT/GUARDIAN

PARENT/GUARDIAN EMAIL

Here is the deal:

Students will have no idea what adventure they will be going on besides a supply checklist. Parents/Guardians will be contacted to go over the informed consent and to complete the necessary paperwork for the program. I ask that you do not let the students know what is coming

Program Value: $400

16 Student Capacity (8 Female, 8 Male)

20 HR Credit Program

Jun 13, 2020

Depart 7:00am @ YETI Building

Wheeler Hut Trip - Glacier National Park

We are going to be literally stepping into a part of North American Mountaineering history. The A.O Wheeler Cabin resides within Glacier National Park and is the birthplace of Mountaineering on this Continent.

We will be doing some hiking in the area, but the final exact routes will be determined closer to the trip due to snow melt and participant level. Please read the checklist HERE.

Program Value: $100

12 Student Capacity

20 HR Credit Program

Jun 20, 2020

Depart 9:00am @ YETI Building

Kimberley - Advanced MTB Trip

This trip will expose riders to some unique new terrain in an area that has seen some great trail building. Check out the trails in the region HERE for more information.

There will be some pedalling, but most of our elevation gain will occur via shuttle.

Please read the checklist HERE.

Program Value: $150

8 Student Capacity

20 HR Credit Program

Sep 14, 2019

Depart YETI Building @ 7AM

Yoho Backpacking Trip (Laughing Falls) (PAST)

This is going to be a beautiful trip to Yoho National Park. We will be backpacking in 4.4km to the Laughing Falls Backcountry Campsite on Saturday. On Sunday during our return trip to Creston we will be rejuvenating at the Radium Hot Springs!

A MANDATORY pre-trip Safety Meeting will be held Tuesday, September 10 in the YETI Building @ 7pm.

Please read the Trip Checklist HERE.

10 Student Capacity

20HR Credit Program

Sep 20, 2019

3:30 @ YETI Building

Black Box Mystery Tour (PAST)

I am super excited about this program! It was a suggestion from a former YETI student and is going to be such a cool weekend. Don't miss out!

Here is the deal:

Students will have no idea what adventure they will be going on besides a supply checklist. Parents/Guardians will be contacted to go over the informed consent and to complete the necessary paperwork for the program. I ask that you do not let the students know what is coming

Program Value: $500

14 Student Capacity (7 Female, 7 Male)

20 HR Credit Program

Sep 27, 2019

3:30 @ YETI Buiding

Outdoor Rock Climbing Trip (PAST)

This is our first outdoor climbing program for the YETI program. Summit Mountain Guides will be providing the programming. We will be camping at Syringa Creek Provincial Park.

Saturday will be the climbing day and we will take a short hike on Sunday.

A MANDATORY pre-trip Safety Meeting will be held Tuesday, September 24 in the YETI Building @ 7pm.

Please read the program checklist HERE.

Program Value: $150

12 Student Capacity

20HR Credit Program

Oct 26, 2019

12PM @ YETI Building

Climbing Weekend - Spirit Rock - Kimberley (PAST)

Have you ever slept in a hammock? Here's your chance! We are going to Spirit Rock Climbing Centre in Kimberley and will be doing some top rope belay training on Saturday and free climbing time on Sunday. We will also have some time to walk the Platzl while we are there.

The Spirit Rock Waiver can be found in the office.

A Trip Checklist can be found HERE.

Program Value: $100

12 Student Capacity

12 HR Credit Program

Nov 08, 2019

Friday 12PM in YETI Building

Wilderness First Aid Course (PAST)

This is a fantastic opportunity to gain experience with first aid, add to your resume, and acquire some skills for safe backcountry adventuring. Upon successful completion of this course you will receive certification for 20hr Wilderness First Aid through St. John's Ambulance. If you miss part of a day you will not receive certification so please make sure you can come for the entire course.

 

Friday: Noon-4pm

Saturday: 9-6pm

Sunday: 9-6pm

Please read the checklist found HERE.

Program Value: $250

12 Student Capacity

20 HR Credit Program

Jan 17, 2020

Depart PCSS @ 3:30PM Jan 17 - Return approx. 10PM Jan 19

Ski/Board Trip - Revelstoke Mountain Resort - (PAST)

Come join us at one of BC's premiere alpine resorts. We will spend the weekend in Revelstoke at Revelstoke Mountain Resort.

The weekend will consist of a Ski/Board lesson on Saturday and a guided hill session on Sunday Morning. You will register for the level of lesson you desire (Beginner-Advanced) as well as all other demographics at our trip meeting on December 17th during block 9.

Please follow the link HERE for a list of items required for this trip.

Program Value: $400

24 Student Capacity - (12 Female, 12 Male for room allocation)

20HR Credit Program

Jan 25, 2020

Meet @ YETI Building

Rossland Trip - Culture and Climbing - (PAST)

A fun day trip to take in the Winter Carnival in Rossland. We will watch some bobsleigh racing as well as take in the rail jam. In the afternoon we will climb in the new Flux bouldering gym located inside the Miners Hall.

Our first stop of the day will be to the Pancake breakfast. Please make sure to have some food before we leave Creston as delay on the pass is a possibility and we could miss the breakfast.

Please pack a lunch. Dinner will be provided at the Colander in Trail, BC.

Please review the trip checklist found HERE.

Program Value: $80

12 Student Capacity

10HR Credit Program

Feb 28, 2020

Classroom Day 1, Mountains Day 2 and 3

Avalanche Skills Training (PAST)

This course is limited to 8 participants. Students who register for this program, once completed successfully, will be certified with Avalanche Canada at the Avalanche Skills Training Level 1. Commitment to all the days outlined is required. Please make sure you are able to make both days before registering in this program.

 

Day 1 -February 28 - Classroom Session 6:00pm-9:00pm

Day 2 -February 29 - 8:30am-4pm

Day 3 - March 1 - 8:30am-4pm

Please read the program checklist HERE.

Program Value: $450

8 Student Capacity

20HR Credit Program

Sep 01, 2019

Requirement to Particpate in the Program

2019-2020 Registration Form

Please fill out the form linked below. This is required to register with the program and a great help to the staff in order to collate information regarding student interests and contact information. Thank you!

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