Location
  • United States of America
Length
12 - 26 weeks
Program Tags
Adventure Travel After College College Credit Conservation Cultural Immersion Hands-On Learning Post-High School Social Justice Wilderness

Program Details

Activities
Farming Fishing Kayaking
Timeframe
Fall Summer
Housing
Cabin
Primary Language
English
Age Min.
18
Age Max
24

Pricing

Starting Price
45000
Price Details
Don't get sticker shock! We offer full financial aid for every admitted student.
What's Included
Accommodation Activities Some Equipment Meals Park Fees Tour Guide Transportation Wifi
What's Included (Extra)

Tuition also includes: local travel between our campuses; a student budget (that you and your cohort will manage); guided backcountry expeditions; Wilderness First Aid certification.

What's Not Included
Airfare Travel Insurance Visa
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About Program

Immerse yourself in the wild beauty and vibrant culture of Southeast Alaska! The Glacier Bay Year brings together diverse cohorts of young people from across the country for a deep dive into civic and environmental leadership. During your time in Alaska, you will study field ecology and Tlingit culture & history; paddle through glacial fjords surrounded by sea otters and humpback whales; fish for wild salmon; dig into the climate crisis (and its solutions!); and learn the skills of a working Alaskan homestead.

What else does the Glacier Bay Year offer? For starters, we meet 100% of financial need for every admitted student. You can walk away with a semester's worth of college credit for no extra charge. You'll receive certifications in Wilderness First Aid and CPR. And we can help connect you to jobs, internships, and other learning opportunities that launch you into the next chapter of your life.

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Program Highlights

  • We meet 100% of financial need for all students with grants that never have to be repaid.
  • Alaskan adventures and wildlife viewing in the largest swath of protect land on earth.
  • Core emphasis on just, inclusive, and decolonial education.
  • A co-created educational experience: help hire faculty, choose classes, and admit the next cohort!
  • Learn to work with your hands: filet salmon, grow a garden, build a shed, fix an engine, and splint a sprained ankle.

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Glacier Bay Year 2022 review

Tidelines is not easy but it is so worth it. Tidelines is challenging but it is so fun. To be honest, I did not think I would last all six-months, I thought I would leave early. By the second week, I told everyone that I was leaving. lol. Yet I stayed. I knew that I would not find an experience and a community like this anywhere else. I am so glad I stayed and chose to savor my time in Alaska with an adventurous, caring, and warm community. There is no other experience like this! I would encourage everyone to apply!

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