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Military Families and Veterans Initiative

Outings and Trips

The Sierra Club is excited to offer a number of deeply discounted or free outdoor adventures and expeditions for our military and veteran communities! As always, we offer a 10% discount on our national outings!
Please get in touch directly with the program managers for the outings listed below.

In coordination with the University of Michigan Department of Natural Resources, the following outings providers will be asking participants questions about their experiences before and after the trips to determine the benefit of the outdoors for all veterans and military service members, families and spouses.

Higher Ground as part of Sun Valley Adaptive Sports in Sun Valley, ID
Contact: Sean McEntee sean@svasp.org

Aug 19-24: Fly fishing, kayaking, Sun Valley
Sep 1-8: Whitewater Rafting
Sep 8-14: Whitewater Rafting

Wasatch Adaptive Sports
Contact: Jennifer Romesser Jennifer.Romesser@va.gov

May 9-12: Backpacking, Wasatch Mountains
June 18-21: Whitewater Rafting, Utah
July 25-28: Backpacking, Wasatch Mountains
Sep 5-8: Park City Multi-Sport

Wilderness Inquiry
Contact: Dave Haugen dave@wildernessinquiry.org

March 5-10: Paddling, Florida Everglades
June 10-16: Paddling, Boundary Waters Canoe Area
Aug 27-Sep 2: Paddling, Boundary Waters Canoe Area
July 27-Aug 1: Paddling, Yellowstone National Park

Women's Wilderness Institute
Contact: Lori Matthews, lori@womenswilderness.org

April 16-21: Backpacking, Moab, UT (female veterans only)
April 23-28: Backpacking, Moab, UT (female spouses, caregivers, and partners only)
April 30-May 5: Backpacking, Moab, UT (female veterans only)


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