Events - Week Two

Week 2: September 25 - October 1, 2017

Backpacking the Trinity Alps

Sep 29 2017 - 4:00pm to Oct 1 2017 - 5:00pm

Step on over to Humboldt's backyard and into the lovely Trinity Alps! This is a great opportunity to have a guided trip through beautifully clear streams, grassy meadows, waterfalls, and alpine lakes. Specific trailhead and destination will be determined in the pre-trip meeting, so don't feel discouraged if it is your first backpacking trip! All inclusive and catering to personal abilities, backpacking will never be this much fun anywhere else. Mandatory Pre-trip Meeting: Tuesday, September 26, 6:00pm-7:30pm

Location: Recreation & Wellness Center
Cost: Students $160 - General $185
Contact: 707-826-3357
Activity Type: Backpacking - Hiking

Master Stargazing Workshop (Day 2)

Sep 29 2017 - 6:30pm

The second session of the multi-day stargazing workshop. Use telescopes to peer into the night sky and observe the stars afar. Be sure to attend the full day workshop posted last week on September 23rd for more information.

Location: South Operations Center
Cost: FREE
Contact: 707-465-7765
Activity Type: Stargazing

Trinidad Bay Kayak Tour

Sep 30 2017 - 8:00am

Explore the waters and marine life of Trinidad up close and personal in a kayak! The skilled guides from Kayak Trinidad will take you on an incredible adventure through the open ocean surrounding our little harbor. There is a chance you will paddle amongst dolphins and seals while whales migrate by in the distance (or not so distant)! Go see for yourself the 2017 Best Outdoor Guide of Humboldt.

Location: Trinidad Harbor
Cost: Students $63 - General $79
Contact: 707-329-0085
Activity Type: Paddling

Introduction to Sailing

Sep 30 2017 - 9:00am to Oct 1 2017 - 5:00pm

Experience an exhilarating weekend of harnessing the wind on Big Lagoon. This two day intro course will go over the fundamentals of sailing, from rigging and maneuvering to launching and capsizing recovery! Transportation and camping will be included, so gybe on over to Center to sign up today. Pre-trip Meeting: Tuesday, September 26th 5:30pm-6:30pm

Location: Recreation & Wellness Center
Cost: Students $150 - General $165
Contact: 707-826-3357
Activity Type: Water Activities

Potawot Community Food Garden "Day of Caring"

Sep 30 2017 - 10:00am to 1:00pm

Join Humboldt's Volunteer Opportunities Program (VOP) and be apart of their "Day of Caring." Taking place at the Potawot Community Food Garden, this benefit to the United Indian Health Services will give you the opportunity in pulling out this year's strawberry plants harvest. Additionally, you will have the chance to learn about the drip irrigation lines will helping prepare for next year's harvest. Snacks, hot coffee, and tea will be offered. VOP will be meeting at the Library Circle @9:15am for check in with the bus departing at 9:33am. RSVP at Be sure to bring appropriate clothing, water bottle, and a lunch

Location: Potawot Community Food Garden
Cost: FREE
Contact: Melea Smith 707-826-5578
Activity Type: Outdoor Service Project