Family and Adult Programs

Our suite of Family Getaways, Field Excursions and Online Classes, Base Camp Learning & Lodging stays, Skagit Tours of Diablo Lake, and community events bring new audiences to the North Cascades to learn, recreate and be inspired.

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  • Base Camp

    Base Camp

    Stay at the Environmental Learning Center on your own schedule and enjoy outdoor learning adventures, comfortable accommodations and delicious meals.

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    Family Getaways

    Gather your family together for multi-generational learning fun, amazing meals and great accommodations in the heart of the North Cascades National Park on Diablo Lake

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    Learning Center, Online and Field Classes

    Featuring one-day natural history excursions, Learning Center weekends and watch-when-you-want Zoom presentations on geology, owls, watercolors, stewardship and other topics.

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    Online Classes

    Our suite of affordable online classes offer engaging educational experiences you can access from anywhere, ranging from 1 hour talks to multi-day interactive art classes with leading experts and unique content.

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    Skagit Tours-Diablo Lake Cruises

    Hop aboard the Alice Ross IV and enjoy views of snow-clad mountain peaks, islands and waterfalls while hearing stories about the people who have lived and worked in these mountains.

  • Wilderness Medical Courses

    Wilderness Medical Courses

    Medical skills for individuals working or playing in a remote or wilderness settings.

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    Special Events

    Join us for an author reading, art exhibit, natural history presentation or our annual Harvest Dinner to deepen your connection to our special place.