Welcome!
Welcome to Mt. Adams Country
Outdoor Adventures
Outdoor Adventures for School Groups
VetsWork: Environment
A career development internship program for military veterans
Public Lands Stewards
Be an AmeriCorps volunteer on a Wilderness Stewardship Project
Cascade Mountain School
Science Education and Outdoor Adventures for Teens

Welcome to Mt. Adams Institute

At the end of road nestled into a small organic farming valley at the base of a volcano, lies the Mt. Adams Institute. And the start of your next life adventure. Explore our programs. Meet our staff. Plan your visit.




Our Partners

Mt. Adams Institute works with a wide range of partners to increase the impact of our programs while furthering the missions of our supporting organizations. Interested in joining in on our collective efforts?

Learn more about how to become a partner here.



Mountain Talk

Meet Vetswork Intern Chad Christopher

  Chad Christopher is a 28 year old veteran, who served as an intelligence analyst in the US Air Force for 6 years, from 2005 to 2011.  He was born in Santa Rosa, California in 1986, and was raised in the nearby town of Ukiah.  Many of his most formative years (6-13) were actuall
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VetsWork: Greetings from the Umatilla National Forest!

  I have been at my site for about three weeks now and really feel as though I’m learning a lot in this short amount of time! I am working for the Umatilla National Forest and since I am fairly new to the area I knew I was going to have a steep learning curve as to where things a
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