- What is the registration fee used for?
- When should I arrive for the program?
- What should I bring?
- What about storage for my belongings?
- What are Camp Cascade accommodations like?
- Is my registration fee refundable if I need to cancel?
- Do I need to bring any money?
- Do I have the option not to participate during any of the days?
- Why did I need to choose my hikes when I completed the registration form?
- Can I change my selections once I arrive for the Steppin' Out program?
The registration fee is used for food and facility rental at the Camp Cascade, transportation costs and for the guided raft trip.[back to top]
Participants should plan to arrive on the WU campus on Saturday, August 16 between 10am-12:30pm. Check in will be held at the University Center.[back to top]
Participants should bring clothing for 6 days that is packed separately from the belongings to stay in their campus housing. A specific gear list is included in this packet. It should only be used as a guide and not as a checklist.[back to top]
Participants will be able to store their belongings in their residence hall rooms prior to Opening Days beginning. Students should not plan to do any room set-up on August 16th, as time will be tight (and you should wait for your roommate).[back to top]
You will be staying in cabins at Camp Cascade. Cabins are arranged with singles and bunk beds. Bathrooms and shower facilities are both connected to the cabins. The grounds are spacious. Participants will be sleeping in bunks with a mattress. Bedding is not provided.[back to top]
Good question. Any cancellations up to July 18th could be refunded. Due to the deposits and final totals for the programs accommodations, cancellations after July 18th will not be refunded.[back to top]
Participants may want to bring some money while participating in the Steppin' Out program. I would suggest no more than $50.00. I would also suggest that you store it someplace that only you have knowledge of. Willamette University, Camp Cascade, Jump Start and all the Steppin' Out staff hold no responsibility for lost, stolen or misplaced items or money.[back to top]
All participants are expected to hike and fully participate.[back to top]
We have limitations and regulations to follow from the US Forest Service as far as size of groups on the trails. This will also help us to even out the trips for enjoyment purposes.[back to top]
Again depending on the size of the group and what is available, some participants may be able to change their assignments.
Any other questions or information needed? Feel free to contact Campus Recreation at 503-370-6812 between the hours of 8:00 a.m.–4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday.[back to top]