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Building Confidence, Leadership, & Teamwork since 1990.
ALL-OUTDOOR SUMMER EXPEDITIONS
No experience necessary. Participants aged 8-17 have been completing fun and challenging backpacking adventures with WA since 1990. We provide all the equipment & instruction and the results are unforgettable.
Day Trips & Overnights designed for your group
Schools, companies, churches, scouts, and more have made retreats at WA a tradition for over 25 years. Choose from our Lodging, Dining, and Activity options and we'll host a unique program just for you!
WEDDINGs, MUSIC FESTIVALS, COMPANY PICNICS, & MORE!
See our calendar of public events, or let us host your private event! With lodging onsite, an experienced & professionally-trained kitchen staff, and a seasoned event staff -- events at WA are an easy way to create amazing memories.
7, 14, & 21-Day Expeditions
No Experience Necessary
ALL Equipment Provided.
Groups make Wilderness Adventure a yearly tradition because...
our staff are friendly, helpful, & knowledgeable;
our lodges are cozy and thoughtfully cared-for;
and we make great food!
From Day Trips with your Corporate Leadership team to week-long Class Backpacking Trips, our Group Program Coordinators will work with you to build a retreat that meets your unique interests and budgets. The price quotes are free, what are you waiting for?
Music & Adventure Festival
Good Music, Good Vibes, for a Good Cause.
Great local music from Bluegrass to Jam Bands, Alt Country to Rock- WA FEST brings together the music, the food, the spirit, and the adventure for a mid-September week-end of straight-up fun!
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Work for us!
Currently seeking leaders to start mid-April.
WA has been one of Outside Magazine's Best Companies to Work For 7 times since 2010, and was nominated Best Company to Work for in the Blue Ridge Outdoors in 2016. It's the home of the WA Family - a group of hundreds of leaders who've found inspiration, a sense of responsibility, life long friendships, spouses, and the most excellent sense of fun you can imagine during their seasons here.
We work hard, play hard, and love our jobs!