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Partners in the Parks: Sequoia National Park
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Partners in the Parks: Sequoia National Park

Sequoia National Park, the third park to be designated by Congress, boasts the world’s largest trees and the contiguous United States’ tallest mountain. It is a truly spectacular landscape.

 Export to Your Calendar 7/22/2019 to 7/27/2019
When: July 22-27, 2019
Where: Sequoia National Park
United States
Contact: NCHC Office
(402) 472-9150


Online registration is available until: 6/22/2019
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Please read the following before registering:

Affiliating yourself with your institution

If you are not the director of your program, or you do not hold a current NCHC Institutional, Professional, or Student Membership, and/or have not attended an NCHC program in the past year, you may not be in our new software system yet!

You must sign up as a "Contact" prior to registering for any NCHC program, using the link below. 

Sign up as a Contact!

Be sure to select “Contact” when creating a username for our website. If your institution has an Institutional Membership, signing up as a "Contact" will affiliate you with your institution, and you'll receive the member discount. If you sign up for any membership aside from "Contact," you will be asked to pay for that membership fee.

You'll receive an email notification, and THEN you may start registration for the intended institute.

(If your institution is not a member of NCHC, please proceed as a "Guest.")

*Members receive a 50% discount on NCHC Partners in the Parks registration pricing!

Questions? Contact the NCHC office at (402) 472-9150 or nchc@unl.edu.

 

Mandatory Documentation

This year, when you register, you will be required to turn in 3 forms stating your acknowledgement of different NCHC policies while you are a participant on your potential trip. To save you some time while registering, we recommend downloading these files now, digitally or physically signing them, and have them ready to be uploaded with your application.


 

 

 

Program Size 11 Students
NCHC Member Price $750 (does not include airfare)
NCHC Nonmember Price $1500 (does not include airfare)
Deadline to Register June 22, 2019

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tentative Itinerary

  • Sunday – Fly to Fresno, California. Stay at Quality Inn Fresno Yosemite Airport.
  • Monday – Drive to Sequoia National Park. Tour the Grant Grove. Tour the Giant Forest. Meet with rangers. Camp at Dorst Creek Campground (with running water, toilets, etc.).
  • Tuesday – Tour the Crystal Cave. Meet with the Natural History Association. Camp at Atwell Mill Campground (with running water, pit toilets).
  • Wednesday – Begin backpacking in Mineral King area of Sequoia National Park. Camp in the wilderness.
  • Thursday – Continue backpacking. Camp in the wilderness.
  • Friday – Continue backpacking. Camp in the wilderness.
  • Saturday – Hike out. Drive back to Fresno Airport.

 


 

If you have any questions regarding your trip specifically, please contact your trip facilitators listed below. They will be sending you more information regarding what to pack, and any supplies you may need for your trip.

 

Trip Facilitators

Brian White, Graceland University

Johnny MacLean, Southern Utah University

 


 

Refunds

All requests for refunds MUST be submitted in writing to the national office and RECEIVED no later than thirty days in advance of the trip departure date.

  • Received prior to 30 days before trip departure:          Full refund, less a $50 per person administrative fee
  • Received within 30 days before trip departure:            No refunds granted

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