Equipment Resources

YouthAdvance Equipment Recommendations

Your child using the proper gear is instrumental in ensuring they have an enjoyable and comfortable experience. If you are unsure whether your child’s equipment is appropriate for this program please feel free to call us for clarification. If you are purchasing equipment, make sure that it is appropriate and will withstand high use and harsh environments that these programs take place in.

To purchase or hire equipment that meets these requirements please check out our Online Equipment Store. At YouthAdvance, participants are entitled to 15% off all purchase items, excluding hire equipment. Please use the following coupon code to receive your discount – yadukes2019.

Important Notes:

  • All necessary items of equipment must be taken and carried on the expedition.
  • YouthAdvance will supply each participant with a map set (1pp), compass (1pp), stove and pot set (1 per 2 participants) for use while on the program. The following fees apply for lost or damaged equipment: map cases $20.00, compass $55.00, stove $185.00, and pot set $65.00.
  • Cold and wet weather equipment/clothing is essential to ensure the safety of participants and must be carried, as the weather is variable.
  • Emergency communication and first aid equipment along with satellite tracking will be carried by each YouthAdvance staff member while on the program.

Equipment for Hiking Programs

Equipment for Pack & Paddle Programs

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