Summer Camp 2021 is happening!! Day Camps for Summer 2021 will run Monday through Thursday 9am – 3pm. Check out the dates here! Cost per week: $325 | Shuttle Option: $50 | Scholarships Available Register Here! If the camp you are interested in is full, please sign up for the waiting list. If you have […]
Request for Proposals: Sense of Place Lecture Series, Season 12 (2021-22) What we’re looking for: Presenters with expertise on a topic related to the cultural, natural, or political history of the Columbia River Gorge. Skilled public speakers who enjoy sharing their knowledge and have the ability to present in a way consistent with the Sense […]
Early in the year of 2020, around the months of February and March, there had been some recent suspicions about a possible virus that could come across borders to the United States.
Mt. Adams Institute is excited to announce the line-up for the popular Sense of Place Lecture Series. Now in its 11th season, the series will feature virtual lectures rather than in-person events as a way to mitigate risks associated with Covid-19.
I feel that our National forests and other natural areas are very important for the well-being of the plants and animals that live in them as well as the people who visit them.
Request for Proposals: Sense of Place Lectures Season 11 (2020-21) Are Open! What we’re looking for: Presenters with expertise on a topic related to the cultural, natural, or political history of the Columbia River Gorge. Skilled public speakers who enjoy sharing their knowledge and have the ability to present in a way consistent with the […]
I grew up in a bi-cultural family as my father was Russian and immigrated to the United States after WWII. My father’s experience of the war and becoming a citizen gave me an appreciation for America and those serving the country.
Mt. Adams Institute (MAI) will do better. . . For too long, it’s been easy to disassociate environmental and conservation focused work from the social justice and equity issues that plague our country. And yet access to the outdoors and public lands (and all of their related benefits) is too often a privilege instead of […]
Given the format change, we have reduced the price from $325 to $90 per camp; and added 1 additional sibling per family free of charge! We anticipate that camps will fill to capacity and recommend that you sign up sooner than later.
Mt. Adams Institute has received $1,119,904 in AmeriCorps funding from the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS), the federal agency responsible for AmeriCorps and other national service programs.
It is with heavy hearts that we’ve decided to cancel our in-person camps for this summer. Our deliberation was greatly impacted by a continued sense of uncertainty about the current and future state of the COVID-19 pandemic. While both Washington state and other surrounding states are starting to offer guidance on how businesses and communities can […]
Below are some important updates for Cascade Mountain School summer camps. First, the million dollar question . . .will summer camp happen this year? In these ever changing times, we unfortunately cannot provide a definitive answer just yet, BUT we can tell you how we plan to proceed:
Tell us about your your journey to where you are now… Hello! I grew up as the third of six kids with my mom and dad in a little farm town in central Illinois. At age 11, my family moved to a suburb of Detroit, Michigan.
As you know, we are excited to welcome the Sense of Place lectures series as a new program of Mt. Adams Institute. Like everyone, Sense of Place has had to adjust accordingly to the coronavirus pandemic.
“I knew I wanted to work in natural resources when I was 15 and my mother took my little sister and me on a trip to a guest ranch in Moose, Wyoming. The landscape, it’s wildlife, and it’s people hit me as hard as anything ever has. My life from then on was always going […]