Cascadia has a special niche in education. Our classrooms are located in the most magnificent wildlands of Oregon, Washington and Alaska. Our courses are dedicated to teens, ages 14 to 17, who seek to learn and advance their skills in healthy outdoor pursuits—kayaking, rafting, backpacking, and rock climbing. Parents get to enroll as well -- if they are ready to go to Alaska with their teenagers. Each course is led by stand-out instructors who will lead the way—they are fun-loving, good natured, very competent and engaging. As with all our courses leadership training, an environmental.