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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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Classic Cow Overnight Camps

Classic Cow Overview Our Classic Cow programs offer middle and high school-aged students the opportunity to explore our island home, camp, sea kayak, explore our challenge course, and learn healthy… 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 >

Summit

Rippleffect Treks

Overview These high adventure treks provide Rippleffect alumni and new students an opportunity to explore mountain peaks and coastal islands beyond the beaches of Cow. No prior outdoor experience is… Read more >

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

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Featured Programs

Fall ROLE Program: Cow Island

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 >

Backcountry

Rippleffect Backcountry Treks (Ages 14-18)

Overview Ripple Backcountry Treks Rippleffect now offers four seasons of outdoor adventure to high school students through our Backcountry Treks program.  Learn mountaineering skills while exploring the beauty of the… Read more >

CowIslandSpring Group

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 >


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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