Base Camp Learning and Lodging

Base Camp Learning and Lodging

Base Camp Learning and Lodging

Event Details

Where
North Cascades Environmental Learning Center
Instructor
Institute staff
Quadruple Accommodations
$90.00
Triple Accommodations
$103.00
Double Accommodations
$128.00
Single Accommodations
$165.00
Tuition Includes
Self-guided outdoor activities in North Cascades National Park, socially-distanced lodging and three take-out meals

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Base Camp offers you overnight learning adventures, meals and accommodations in the heart of North Cascades National Park. Come explore  “the American Alps” while enjoying the comforts of our award-winning campus. 

We are thrilled to be reopening the Environmental Learning Center on September 25 and are committed to the safety and well-being of our guests and staff.

Modifications to Base Camp for Fall 2020 include:

  • take-out meal service (hot meals and sack lunches)
  • self-guided learning adventures
  • modified lodging arrangements
  • "single-use" bathrooms
  • no hostel option
  • limited access to campus facilities
  • each night of Base Camp is limited to 12 people

Review all our Coronavirus Safety Precautions here.

Although space is limited due to the necessity of social distancing, we hope to share the North Cascades experience with as many folks as possible. If after reserving space you decide to cancel, please do so as soon as possible so we can make the opportunity available to another person.

The call to restore oneself in the North Cascades is mighty! We hope to see you up here this Fall to experience one of our favorite seasons in the mountains!




Each night of Base Camp includes:

  • North Cascades Environmental Learning Center Accommodations
    Self-guided outdoor learning adventures created by our educational staff that empower you to explore the natural and cultural history of North Cascades National Park
  • Well-spaced accommodations in our comfortable lodges
  • Three delicious take-out meals made with locally-sourced, organic ingredients (Dining Hall is closed)

Sample Activities:

  • Learn about the ecology of the Diablo Lake area on local hikes
  • Directions and tips for ways to view the golden Larches
  • Explore the history of Newhalem on a treasure hunt
  • and more exciting self-guided activities designed by our staff!
  • please note that we will not be offering canoe trips or evening activities this year

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The evening dam walk is a participant favorite Base Camp activity.

Base Camp Pricing

Base Camp pricing is determined by how your family or friends group fill a lodge room. All lodge rooms contain 2 bunk sets (4 twin beds)

Private (single accommodations) - $165
Couple (double accommodations) - $128 each
3 People (triple accommodations) - $103 each
4 People (quadruple accommodations) - $90 each

* Lodging will be single rooms only unless you are part of a household that is already living together 
* Please note that the Hostel room option is not available (although it remains an option on the registration form)

We encourage people to bring their own bedding and towels but have linens for an additional rental fee of $10 per person for the duration of your stay. Children under 3 are free.