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

VetsWork: A Sense of Place through Adventure.

I’ve known for a long time that I didn’t want to live anywhere in the U.S. other than the Pacific Northwest; whether that is Oregon or Washington. I just needed Mt. Hood and the Columbia River Gorge to make that decision. But what I didn’t know was that there was a huge National Fores
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VetsWork: Dissecting Freddy and Franny Fish

Fish are interesting little creatures.  The first thing you may notice when you hold a fish is that it is slimy. This slime protects the fish from predation, lowers resistance while traveling through water, and also protects the fish from fungi, parasites, and disease. After you’ve go
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