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HoWL

Homer Wilderness Leaders

Alaskan Summer Camps and Wilderness Expeditions for Youth 

Our mission is to empower young leaders by providing outdoor, experiential education through fun and dynamic adventures in Alaska.

 

 

Upcoming Courses and Events:

Jun
6
Mon
Instructor Training
Jun 6 – Jun 10 all-day

This is Instructor Training for HoWL Staff.

Jun
7
Tue
DiRtBaG Service Corps: Poop Deck Trail
Jun 7 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm

HoWLers will be joining forces with the Kachemak Land Trust. We are going to be building a fence and tending to the gardens. Please wear clothes you don’t mind getting dirty. Bring a snack and your water bottle. We will be meeting at the top of Poop Deck Rd. at the bench (by Petro).

DiRtBaG Service Corps Excursions are volunteer opportunities located throughout Homer, benefitting the larger community. HoWLers who are seeking financial aid or scholarships may participate in our DiRtBaG Service Corps Excursions to earn money off their other expeditions and day trips. All volunteer opportunities will be based outside and may include: litter pick-up, gardening, painting, digging, building, and much more.

Jun
9
Thu
DiRtBaG Service Corps – Youth Litter Patrol
Jun 9 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm

DiRtBaG Service Corps excursions are outdoor volunteer projects that earn participants scholarships for their other HoWL trips. Exact projects TBA. Bring work gloves. Ages 10+

All Day Trips embark from HoWL Headquarters at noon, unless otherwise specified in the description. For all Day Trips, bring: a water bottle, a snack, a rain jacket, warm layers, sunscreen, a day pack and whatever else the description tells you to bring!

Jun
11
Sat
Trails Day
Jun 11 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

We’re heading across the bay for a whole day to do trail work in Kachemak Bay State Park! Bring work gloves, hiking boots and a full lunch. Ages 10+

This all day trip embarks from the harbor, unless otherwise specified in the description. For all Day Trips, bring: a water bottle, a snack, a rain jacket, warm layers, sunscreen, a day pack and whatever else the description tells you to bring!

Jun
12
Sun
SUP on the Spit
Jun 12 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Stand-Up Paddleboard in the surf of Kachemak Bay off the Homer Spit. You’ll learn cold water safety, SUP technique, and how to capsize your buddy’s board! Bring a bathing suit and towel. Ages 10+

All Day Trips embark from HoWL Headquarters  at noon, unless otherwise specified in the description. For all Day Trips, bring: a water bottle, a snack, a rain jacket, warm layers, sunscreen, a day pack and whatever else the description tells you to bring!