Give Big for Youth

now, more than ever...


We need to come together to care for our planet. You and I can provide opportunities for the next generation to learn about and love their public lands and natural places.

Thank you to all those who gave during The Seattle Foundation's GiveBIG event! And there's still time to give big for youth by making a donation today: 


or call (360) 854-2599 to make a donation by phone.

Children and adults in a team canoe on the lake

With your help, North Cascades Institute provides the place and the experience; the opportunity for transformation; and the skilled and passionate educators to foster curiosity and learning.

Thank you for making a gift to educate 3,400 young people this year!

Together, we will:

Learn more about these programs and scholarship opportunities.

Give today!

If you have any questions or would like to learn more about our Campaign for Youth, please feel free to contact our Development and Marketing Director Jodi Broughton at (360) 854-2596 or


big_quotation_mark.pngKids have to learn where they come from… emmas-storyIf we understand what we have here, in this place, we know that we have to take care of it. Making decisions about environmental sustainability makes sense once you’ve fallen in love with the place.”

Read Graduate Alumni Emma Ewert’s full story



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

Mountain School in Seattle Times


In a three-day mountain camp experience, imbue in school children a visceral connection with this special place — the thumping, mountainous heart of Northwest wilderness. Make its magic real to them at a micro level, in the hope that some of them will feel the pull to return as powerfully as a salmon headed home to spawn... "
- Seattle Times
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