New Mid-Winter Break Camp Offered

Are you wondering what you might want to do during mid-winter break without school? Come join us to get outside, work on your skiing technique, and explore the amazing winter wonderland areas we have here!

Open to all Explorer West students but priority will be given to 8th graders who would normally be out on a school trip during this week.




3 days during Mid Winter Break (week of February 15-19)

Which 3 days and times are TBD






3 different ski locations near Seattle, totaling almost 100km of trails all combined

(mostly likely Cabin Creek Sno Park, Stevens Pass Nordic Center, and Summit at Snoqualmie Nordic Center) 

*Parent/Guardian will need to transport camper to and from the trailheads each day



$225 (includes trail passes for Stevens and Snoqualmie Nordic Trails as well as ski gear from school) 

*Limited financial aid may be available, inquire if needed



Cross-country Skiing (classic, skate skiing*, or both*) 

*Student will need to rent additional gear for skate skiing. EW does not provide.


Led by Outdoor Education Coordinator Matt Kostle, PSIA certified to teach cross-country skiing.

Safety: We will follow our current COVID-19 protocols.

As such, students will need to be dropped off at locations (if this presents a challenge still fill out the form and inquire with us about options).

Notes: We need a minimum number of students to run the camp and if there is a lot of interest we may get a second instructor to split up groups.

Fill out this form to let us know you are interested and we will be in touch!

Complete the form to express your interest by Friday, January 29, and details will be firmed up by Friday, February 5.