Our Trips

Highlights of all Trips ICO volunteers have led since November 2003 can be viewed on this page. To search by trip type and/or team, select a specific trip type/team from the drop down lists. To view only those trip reports with photos check the box "Photos Only". After making a selection click the "Search" button. To step through the Search results click on the "Previous" and "Next" buttons.

802 trips of type All, team All, and photos optional.

Bridal Veil Falls

Date:
Saturday, November 17, 2018
Team:
Showalter Middle School
Trip Type:
Hiking
Photos:
No
Plan:
Will meet kids at Showalter, distribute necessary gear, play a get-to-know-you game, do a team pump-up cheer, then pile into vans and buckle up. We will depart Showalter around 9:00am to drive to trailhead via I-405 N, WA-522 E, US-2 E (about 1.25 h... More >>

Rattlesnake Ledge

Date:
Saturday, November 10, 2018
Team:
Rainier Beach High School
Trip Type:
Hiking
Photos:
No
Plan:
We'll be meeting up @ the school @ 9am, heading out to rattlesnake ledge, hiking up to the top, ensuring the kids practice safe behavior on top of the ledge (no climbing!), enjoy some hot cocoa on the top, and then hike down and head back to the scho... More >>

Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge

Date:
Saturday, November 3, 2018
Team:
South Shore K-8
Trip Type:
Bird Watching
Photos:
No
Plan:
The trip is to explore Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge for bird and other wildlife viewing. We will look out for wildlife as we walk along the estuary boardwalk. Binoculars will be provided by the refuge as well as a 15 - 20 minute orientation by... More >>

Issaquah Salmon Hatchery & Snoqualmie Falls

Date:
Saturday, November 3, 2018
Team:
Tukwila Elementary School
Trip Types:
Educational, Hiking
Photos:
No
Plan:
8:10a - Leaders meet at Tukwila Elementary to chat and get setup 8:30a - Students arrive, Introductions, Review plan of the day, Hand out gear, Fill water bottles, Use bathroom, Divide into vans 9:20a - Drive to Issaquah Salmon Hatchery (30 mins)... More >>

Skyland Ranch

Date:
Saturday, November 3, 2018
Team:
Washington Middle School
Trip Types:
Educational, Farm Visit, Horseback Riding
Photos:
Yes (four photos)
Plan:
8:30 Leaders meet at WMS prep gear 9 Students arrive, breakfast and gear 9:30 leave for skyland ranch via 522 (1 hour) 10:30-11 safety with horses 11-12 ride group 1 lunch group 2 12-12:30 games 12:30-1:30 ride group 2 lunch group 1 1:30-2:30... More >>

Serres Farm and Iron Horse Tunnel

Date:
Saturday, October 20, 2018
Team:
Asa Mercer Middle School
Trip Types:
Corn Maze, Educational, Farm Visit, Hiking
Photos:
No
Plan:
Meet at Mercer at 9, distribute gear and food and leave by 9:30. Arrive at Serres farm at 10 AM. Tour the farm and do the corn maze. Drive to Ironhorse trail head at 11:30. Arrive and eat lunch at the trail head or in vans. Explore the tunnel and do... More >>

Wallace Falls

Date:
Saturday, October 13, 2018
Team:
Tukwila Elementary School
Trip Type:
Hiking
Photos:
No
Plan:
8-8:45am Meet @ All City Coffee 8:45-9am Leaders head to Tukwila 9-9:15am Students arrive Tukwila 9:00-9:30am Prepare to depart (gear, introductions) 9:30-11am Depart Tukwila, snacks, travel to Wallace Falls Park (Gold Bar, WA) 11-11:15am Prepa... More >>

Bob's Corn Maze and Wallace River Hatchery

Date:
Saturday, October 13, 2018
Team:
South Shore K-8
Trip Types:
Corn Maze, Educational
Photos:
No
Plan:
This trip will be similar to the Rainier Beach HS trip the week before. We will meet at school at 9am, do introductions, talk about the plan for the day. Then we'll drive to Bob's Farm in Snohomish for the maze. After the maze, depending on timing we... More >>

Bob's Farm and Wallace River Fish Hatchery

Date:
Saturday, October 6, 2018
Team:
Rainier Beach High School
Trip Types:
Corn Maze, Educational
Photos:
No
Plan:
We will meet at school at 9am, do introductions, talk about the plan for the day. Then we'll drive to Bob's Farm in Snohomish for the maze. After the maze, depending on timing we'll have lunch at the farm, or drive to the fish hatchery first and have... More >>

Denny Creek Trail

Date:
Saturday, September 22, 2018
Team:
Showalter Middle School
Trip Type:
Hiking
Photos:
No
Plan:
Will meet kids at Showalter, distribute necessary gear, play a get-to-know-you game, discuss talking points from pre-trip meeting the day before, do a team pump-up cheer, laugh, then pile into vans and buckle up, and depart Showalter around 9:45 to d... More >>