Scholarships

The National Wilderness Conference Youth Leader Scholarship Program is proud to announce its youth scholarship winners, each of whom will receive a scholarship to attend the National Wilderness Conference in October in Albuquerque, NM, as well as a pair of Ahnu footwear.

  • Caitlin Campbell
  • Jayme Dittmar
  • Justin Fisch
  • Diane French
  • Aviva Hirsch
  • Garrett Koepke
  • Elisabeth Mejicano
  • Adeline Murthy
  • Nikki Navio
  • Grecia Nunez
  • Justin Randall
  • Patricio Sanchez
  • Trey Vancuren

Scholarships are made possible through generous donations from:


Ahnu (winners will wear the latest Ahnu footwear)

Forest Service

Sierra Club

Discounts for Students, Seniors, and Seasonals

The student/senior/seasonal full conference rate is $175.

Students: High school and college students must show a valid student ID at check-in.

Seniors: Seniors and retirees must provide one form of legal identification at check-in proving that their age is over 55 at the time of the conference.

Temporary/Seasonal Employees: Temporary/seasonal employees (people working only part-time in wilderness // NOT part full-time workers who are on 13&13 or 18&8 type tours) working for federal agencies, state agencies and/or NGOs must provide a "Seasonal Verification" letter at check-in. This letter must be from the temporary/seasonal employee's immediate supervisor and must specifically show the employee's temporary work season dates.