Alumni Programs

Evergreen Expeditions

An Academic Travel Program for The Evergreen Community Presents

Paddle to the Paleozoic: Sea-Kayaking in the San Juan Islands
June 18-21, 2009

The Evergreen State College is teaming up with local travel operator, Outdoor Odysseys, for this inaugural Evergreen Expedition.

Date: June 19-21, 2009

Program: The San Juan Islands in Puget Sound have a complicated and not yet fully understood geologic history. The islands are, in fact, the mountain tops of a receding continent much older than the American mainland. Join fellow "Greeners" for this kayak expedition and deepen your understanding of this magnificent bioregion.

Faculty facilitator: Paul Butler - B.A., Geography, University of California, Davis, 1972; M.S., Geology, University of California, Berkeley, 1976; Ph.D., Geology, University of California, Davis, 1984.Subjects: Geology, hydrology

Reserve your space today by clicking on the link and scrolling down to Evergreen Expeditions: Paddling to the Paleozoic.

Cost: $675 per person
You may pay by Visa or Mastercard by calling: (800) 647-4621, or you may send a check to:

Outdoor Odysseys, Inc. 86 Cedar St.
Friday Harbor, WA. 98250

A deposit of 50% is required to book the tour ($337.50 per person) with the balance ($337.50) due 30 days prior to your trip.

(We reserve the right to cancel any reservations that have not been paid for and confirmed by December 15, 2008)

As soon as we receive your deposit or payment in full, we will reserve a place for you. If your plans change, please let us know by March 1, 2009.

Please read carefully the terms and conditions, which includes information on cancellations and refunds.

Below are two web links that contain information you'll need for your tour:

Please don't hesitate to call Outdoor Odysseys' toll free number or send an email with your trip-related questions.

Outdoor Odysseys

Offering quality hand-crafted kayak tours for 21 years, Outdoor Odysseys features personable naturalists/guides, small groups & the gentle art of Dutch oven cookery on our overnight tours.

For questions about Evergreen Expeditions please contact For college-related questions, please contact Katie Frank, Alumni Relations, The Evergreen State College. 360-867-6551.