BAWT Methodology: 

  • Cohort peer to peer learning
  • Group facilitation & dynamics
  • Cultural relevance through outdoor experiences

Introductory Backcountry Skills

  • Map reading and navigation
  • Safety & risk management
  • Backcountry cooking

GLO training: 

  • Equipment use & care
  • 1 year Access to BAWT Gear Library
  • Clothing requirements

High quality training and gear

G et high quality training and the gear you and your group need for a successful backpacking or camping trip.

Social justice nonprofit

O ur goal is to help create equitable access to the outdoors for marginalized youth

Over 10,000 trained

O ver the years, we have trained over 10,000 teachers, youth workers, troop leaders and after-school program leaders.

Competitive Pricing

O ther week-long outdoor courses can cost thousands of dollars.

Access to one-of-a-kind gear library

Remove barriers to entry, gain access to top notch outdoor gear, for you and your group, for free.