Outdoor Recreation & Open Gym Activities

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There are some great activity options available to Students, Staff and Faculty. Take advantage of these adventure opportunities made available by the BC Wellness Center, Student Programs, Human Resources and the Wilderness Skills Certificate Program.

Spring 2017 Schedule… Registration is Open

There is a $5 registration/equipment fee added to your BC account for all advanced registration events. This is a non refundable fee regardless of participation, be committed before registration.  Once you are registered this fee can be paid through the cashiers office or online at:  www.bellevuecollege.edu/tuition

Master Chef at the Lake 

June 8, 4:00-7:30  Rattlesnake Lake

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Think you have what it takes to be a MasterChef in the wild? Come find out at a fun and fast-paced event where teams will race to create a dinner using ingredients from the Pacific Northwest. All participants need to bring are their culinary skills, great attitudes, and imaginations!

A Day in the Life of a Backpacker 

May 31, 3:00-7:00 Red Town Trail Head

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Have you ever wanted to do an overnight hike, but you don’t know where to start? We have the perfect solution for you. We will show you what type of shelters you can take, how you can make dinner, and what type of plants you can eat if you get hungry on the hike.

Otter Falls Scavenger Hike

June 9,  2:00-7:00 PM, Otter Falls,Taylor River

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The Otter Falls Scavenger Hunt is a 10-mile round trip simple hike with little elevation. The hike will feature an interactive scavenger hunt where you learn about the 10 Essentials for Outdoor Trips and how to properly pack a backpack. The hike will lead you to an amazing view of Otter Falls along with more information about all elements of the 10 Essentials.


Summer Kickoff Sunset Hike and Luau

June 7, 5:00-10:00 PM,  Rattlesnake Ledge

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dancers on a beach

Aloha BC students! There is no better way to kick off the summer and the end of the quarter than a Hawaiian themed costumes on a sunset hike up Rattlesnake ledge with fun trivia and giveaways on the way up and luau with pizza provided after! Education on the 10 essentials will also be provided prior to the beginning of the hike.

San Juan Island Bike Tour

Friday-Sunday June 2-4 San Juan and Orcas Islands
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Come Join us on San Juan Island for a bike tour, camp out and seafood pasta feast. We will meet in Anacortes, WA at the Anacortes Ferry Terminal. From there we will load all of our gear into the white BC support van and ride our bikes onto the ferry. Once we arrive at Friday Harbor on San Juan Island we will take a scenic bike tour of the island to our camp spot. Saturday and Sunday we will host rides of varying length and allow plenty of time to relax and enjoy the island pace of life. Space is limited!



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Last Updated May 22, 2017