Casey Yarborough, 23, graduated from the University of North Carolina in 2021, and is originally from Asheville North Carolina. While at UNC, she majored in both German and Peace, War and Defense while participating in Club Lacrosse. Casey led for us in 2021 on the Colorado Trail trip, where she helped her students learn confidence and outdoor skills! After leading for us in 2021, Casey worked at Paradise Guest Ranch. She currently works as an investigator for the Public Defender Service, where she investigates criminal cases and analyzes investigation findings. We are thrilled to have Casey back this summer, and her students will be too!
Matthew Thompson, 20, is from Little Rock, Arkansas and is a sophomore at Sewanee: The University of the South studying Geology. He is a student leader for the Student Outing Program and leads his peers as a mentor and outdoor guide throughout the year. Matt discovered his love for the outdoors while climbing and mountain biking in the Ozark Mountains, and has a unique appreciation for nature. He is personable, energetic, and positive! Matt will make a stellar leader on Big Wild, and we are so excited to have him as a leader!
9am-5pm M-F CST
PO Box 23350
Nashville, TN 37202
209 Tenth Avenue South
Nashville, TN 37203
First times stay with you forever, and our Discovery trips will give you an unforgettable introduction to outdoor adventure. For those with an appetite for the wild, or those who have never slept beneath the stars, these multi-sport adventures will introduce you to a lifetime of exploration.
From the golden coast, to the purple mountains majesty, expand your homeland on one of our Classic Trips. These expeditions are designed to show you vast beauty and adventure. Multi-sport trips take you climbing, rafting, backpacking, paddling and discovering the most stunning wildernesses in the land of the free.
Leadership trips are crafted to hone your expedition skills in the most rugged, challenging and beautiful terrain we offer. One part wilderness immersion, one part leadership curriculum, these adventures are designed for those looking to increase their skills in the wild and in the world. Bring out your most confident and competent self on one of our Leadership trips.
Some of the wildest and most wondrous destinations can open your eyes to the greatness of giving back. Our Service trips are designed to take you off the beaten path with a purpose. Immerse yourself in a deeper version of adventure travel, by making a positive impact on the communities and environments you visit.
There are spaces available for both genders for the upcoming season.
We are full for girls, but we have select spots for a boy.
We are full for boys, but we have select spots for a girl.
This trip is currently full and we are accepting students on a waitlist through enrollment request submissions. You may be enrolled in a trip and on another trip’s waitlist. There is no financial obligation to be placed on a waitlist, and you can be on as many waitlists as you would like.Enroll