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Intro to Wilderness ministry

Ywam Yosemite & Ywam Bishop

The outdoors are designed to draw us close to our creator. Join us for this two week seminar, and learn how to unlock growth and discipleship by incorporating the outdoors into your ministry!

Dates: May 13th-28th

Cost: $400

                                              Location: Bishop California

The Seminar will begin Friday evening, May 13th. If you are flying in, we can pick you up from Fresno Airport the morning of the 13th, and drive to Bishop together. We will return to Fresno on the evening of the 28th. Check with us before booking any flights!


If you are local, you can meet us in Bishop, or we can also pick you up in Fresno to carpool. 


Stay in the backcountry for a week, learning hard and soft skills for wilderness ministry. Connect with God, and other believers. Learn about topics like;

-Gear: What you need and how to use it

-Trip Planning Basics

-Backpacking Skills

-Outdoor Leadership

-Outdoor Disciipleship

-Wilderness in the Bible


Practice the leadership, and practical skills you learned during training. Lead youth on a week long backpacking experience, and help them grow in their walk with God!


Must be… 

  • 18 or older

  • Fit, able to hike with heavy loads for long distances

  • Be CPR/First Aid trained

  • Able to provide required gear (Some gear can be rented from us. See application for details.)

  • Previous backpacking experience is preferred 




Questions? Contact

Alex Cox: 970-286-5267

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