GENERAL INFORMATION AND REGISTRATION
The Colorado Trip is open to all graduated 12th graders.
Dates: July 24-August 1
Cost: The cost of the trip is $1,845*, which includes: airfare, food, and supplies while at Noah’s Ark and on trail, lodging, and transportation. There will be a couple of fast food meals beyond that cost, as well as personal clothing and outdoor gear for which participants will be responsible (equipment packing list will be provided).
Registration: Registration for the Colorado Senior Trip is through our Campsite software. To secure your spot click the link below. There is a $461.25 non-refundable payment due upon registration.
Payment Deadline: First payment of $461.25 due at the time of registration. Three additional payments of $461.25 each will be auto-billed on May 15, June 15th, and July 15th.
Day 1, July 24: We will meet at the MSP airport (mid-morning), and fly to Denver, CO. From there, we will travel to Buena Vista. We will stay that evening at the Noah’s Ark base camp.
Day 2, July 25: We will spend half the day rock climbing and the other half of the day on a white water rafting trip. We will again spend that evening at Noah’s Ark base camp.
Day 3 – 8, July 26 – July 30: On trail guided by Noah’s Ark staff. Discover Colorado on a backpacking adventure with knowledgeable and engaging guides who join our journey as we climb peaks and descend valleys.
Day 9, August 1: We will depart Noah’s Ark base camp, traveling by bus to the Denver airport, and flying back to MSP airport (mid-afternoon).
We will have two participant meetings, which are mandatory for each student participant and at least one parent/guardian. We consider these meetings to be part of the trip.
Meeting #1 time and location TBD. We will review the trip details, hand out important paperwork and information, including a list of necessary and recommended personal clothing and gear.
Meeting #2 is tentatively set for Thursday, July 21st- evening TBD This final meeting is just a few days before our departure. We’ll cover last-minute details.