Northwest Canada Quest

Enjoy backpacking, rock climbing, rafting and sea kayaking in Northern California, the Pacific Northwest and Canada!


Entering Grades 9th – 10th | Dates: June 16 – July 5, 2024

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Sample Itinerary

Day Activities
Sunday Meet in the Bay Area and head north via a flight to Seattle, WA. Learn how to set up camp Quest-style and begin getting to know the group.
Monday Take a hike along the beach, get to know the group better, and prepare for the three-night backpacking trip that begins tomorrow.
Tuesday to Thursday Backpacking in Olympic National Park brings the group together. An ancient redwood forest, clear mountain streams and views of snow capped peaks form the backdrop to your adventure.
Friday Clean up from a rugged wilderness adventure and celebrate Shabbat!
Saturday Hop a ferry to Orcas Island, and possibly see some whales along the way!
Sunday Paddle through shimmering waters while exploring the majestic San Juan Islands by kayak.
Monday Enjoy a day of rest and prepare for more adventure tomorrow.
Tuesday Learn rock climbing from the pros.
Wednesday to Thursday Day hike and explore!
Friday Celebrate Shabbat at one of Washington’s beautiful coastal state parks.
Saturday to Sunday Explore Washington State, visiting the eerie moonscape of the massive volcano in Mt. St. Helens.
Monday to Tuesday Continue south through Oregon, stopping for a swim in the clear blue waters of Crater Lake.
Wednesday to Thursday Two days of whitewater rafting down the Klamath River in Northern California and a final banquet end this journey on an unforgettable note!
Friday Return to the Bay Area where it all began. Say “see you again” to new friends and reunite with family.

A Glimpse Into Northwest Quest

Check out this blog post documenting a recent epic Northwest Quest adventure!

Playing on the beach on the Northwest Canada quest

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