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Snow School Education

We are excited to announce Big Lake Youth Camp is now offering Snow School, an outdoor educational experience with programs for grades 3-8. We are offering this week day, overnight field trip program during the months of January, February and March.

Snow School Registration

Get started today with your BLYC Snow School Education Experience!
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Registration for Home school Students

Snow School is now available for home-school students too! Bring the whole family up to enjoy this winter educational experience. Family members not attending as students pay a reduced fee, and younger siblings are free ( age 5 and younger). Check out this brochure that gives a few more specifics on the home school program and click the link to sign up.
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What is Snow School?

Mountain View

Students learn the science of alpine winters at Big Lake. Class groups arrive to Big Lake’s winter wonderland via our snow cat services, where they fully experience the winter science they study. Through games, hands-on activities, and STEM instruction, students have the opportunity to learn a variety of grade-appropriate topics outside.

The Big Lake Experience

A tube ride, rustic cabins, and snow-filled activities are some of the many elements that make learning at Big Lake unforgettable. Here is the foundation of what Big Lake offers.

-2 Days of Educational Classes & Activities

-STEM Education (outdoors weather permitting)

-4-6 Meals

-1-2 Nights of Lodging

-Morning & Evening Worship

-Snow Cat Ride to and from Camp

-3rd Day Ski Option @ Hoodoo

Tailor Your Learning

Choose from our list of courses. Each is designed around a theme to help the learning stick! (Suggested Grade Level)

(G 3-5 or 6-8) Mountain Education A mixed variety of different mountain topics including snowflake structure, high mountain geology, snow dwellings, & alpine wildlife.

(G 3-5) Wildlife in the Alpine Look in-depth at plants and animals, their life cycle, and discover how they adapt and survive in the mountain biome.

(G 6-8) High Mountain Physical Science Study the weather patterns and history of precipitation for the cascades, the physics of snow formation, and high mountain geology.

(G 6-8) Snow Skills Experience how to survive and thrive while exploring the high country; including navigation, survival priorities, snow dwellings, backwoods safety, team-building, and Leave No TraceTM practices.

Sample Schedule

See what's in store for you your students as they enjoy this mountainside education experience at Big Lake Youth Camp.
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Introductory Letter

Our team welcomes you to considering the wonderful outdoor winter education! Join us on the mountain with your class!

Sno Park Passes

The State of Oregon Requires SnoPass Permits. Here is a list of local vendors for you to find the nearest provider.
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