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Student Letter


Youth Leadership Adventures is a program that opens up a whole new perspective on the way we view nature, a program that tests your limits while still creating a strong community for support and trust." Read Flor's complete letter

-- Flor Hernandez, 2014 Participant


Seattle Times Mountain School Article


North Cascades Institute has received ELEVEN four-star ratings from Charity Navigator!