Tuition and Scholarships

North Cascades Institute is committed to making our programs accessible to students from all backgrounds by offering tuition on a sliding scale and scholarship to those in need.

100%70%*50%*Less than 50%*
Outdoor Leadership
$1185 $830 $595 See scholarship application (included in online application)
Science and Sustainability $1785 $1250 $895 See scholarship application (included in online application)

*Scholarships are available if your family cannot afford to pay 100%.

If you need financial assistance, please have your parent/guardian fill out and send in the Scholarship Application (included in the Youth Leadership Adventures online application). Scholarships are awarded based on financial need and application merit. Up to 75% of participants will receive a full or partial scholarship. Students from outside of Washington and Oregon are encouraged to apply, but scholarship funds are prioritized for Washington and Oregon residents.

Scholarship applications are due March 26, 2018, along with all other application materials. Scholarship recipients and parents/guardians will be notified via email by the end of April 2018. All scholarship recipients must submit a $50 fee as part of their tuition. Please see our Payment and Cancellation policies.

 Questions? Please see our FAQ page or contact North Cascades Institute at (360) 854-2579 or .