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Aucocisco Day Camps

Our Aucocisco programs offer young adventurers the opportunity to explore our island home, learn the fundamentals of sea kayaking, and make new friends. Read more >

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Cow Island Environmental Leadership Program (CELP)

Overview This incredible four week outdoor adventure for high school students explores what it means to be an environmental leader. The innovative curriculum is divided equally between environmental education, outdoor… Read more >

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R.O.L.E. After School Programs

Overview Rippleffect Outdoor Leadership Education (R.O.L.E.) brings the best of Rippleffect’s curriculum to local middle schools during the fall, winter, spring and late spring quarters of each year. Our guides… Read more >

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Rippleffect Treks (Ages 12-18)

Overview Rippleffect Treks Rippleffect now offers four seasons of outdoor adventure through our Treks program.  Our Treks offer the height of Rippleffect wilderness adventure as Trekkers will have the opportunity… Read more >

Promoting Youth Development and Leadership Through Adventure, Healthy Communities and Living Sustainably.

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R.O.L.E. After School Programs

Overview Rippleffect Outdoor Leadership Education (R.O.L.E.) brings the best of Rippleffect’s curriculum to local middle schools during the fall, winter, spring and late spring quarters of each year. Our guides… Read more >

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School Vacation Camps

Overview Rippleffect’s School Vacation Adventure Camps occur during the school vacation weeks in February and April and integrate leadership, environmental studies, outdoor living skills, and team building into a FUN educational… Read more >

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Rippleffect Treks (Ages 12-18)

Overview Rippleffect Treks Rippleffect now offers four seasons of outdoor adventure through our Treks program.  Our Treks offer the height of Rippleffect wilderness adventure as Trekkers will have the opportunity… Read more >


An Educational Adventure

Rippleffect believes that hands-on education in outdoor classrooms is fundamental to the healthy development of citizens and communities. We are a passionate group of educators who believe that the supplementation of experiential education into more traditional educational models offers students a more diverse, more fun, and ultimately more comprehensive educational experience. Read more >

Professional Guides

Rippleffect employs up to 30 exceptional seasonal staff each year. Our staff have decades of expertise in leadership training, experiential education and adventure recreation. All of our guide staff are Wilderness First Aid certified and trained sea kayak guides. For our youth programs, we supply a ratio of one guide per seven students.” Read more >


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