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Recent BAWT News

Trail Mix - April 2024

Happy spring to all of you! The green hills of the Bay Area signal lots of great BAWT-supported trips heading out to explore local nature, and the busy-ness in the gear library shows it! Volunteer hands are always welcome. If you’re able to donate your
time on a weekday, please sign up for a Gear Library shift or email us with your availability...

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Trail Mix -January 2024

Hello BAWT Community, 

As a new year begins, our team is reflecting on the many successes of last year and are gearing up for a great 2024. (See below for our 2024 course calendar!) In 2023, we held our first-ever Instructor Leadership Training and trained over 200 community leaders through our FLT, WLT, and WFA training programs. And those leaders - along with many of our veteran trip leaders - took over 4500 youth on outdoor adventures! What a year! 

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Support BAWT - December 2023

Dear BAWT Community, 

When I embarked on sabbatical last school year after 25+ years of teaching high school as well as experiencing a personal tragedy, I knew that I needed to stop, be still, harness the power of nature, and see what it could do for me and for my students. Curious about nature’s ability to heal, I turned to Bay Area Wilderness Training (BAWT).

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Trail Mix - October 2023

Happy Fall, BAWT Community!

The crisp, clear days of autumn are here and the season of adventuring has shifted from sweaty backpacking trips to chilly camp trips and leaf-crunching hikes. BAWT gear is in busy rotation, covering youth trips all around the Bay and the Sierras. Since the school year began in August, BAWT has supported over 20 trip leaders in guiding over 1000(!) kids on overnight, outdoor experiences...


Fall Course Announcements 2023

We're excited to launch our Fall 2023 trainings! Follow the links below for more information about the courses we'll be offering in the coming months. Reserve your spot and register today...

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