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Monday-Friday, 7 AM to 5 PM Pacific Time
All meals from dinner on Day 1 through breakfast on Day 7; campground reservations; volunteer project leadership and support staff; group tools; transportation from campground to work sites; orientation and training; park entrance fees.
Travel expenses/transportation from your home to Yellow Pines Campground, Yosemite National Park; camping gear (volunteers must bring their own tent, sleeping bag and sleeping pad); cost of medical immunizations; insurance of any kind (emergency medical and evacuation insurance is mandatory for this trip and can usually be purchased for less than $75 through REI Adventures); excess baggage charges; airport taxes; alcoholic beverages or soft drinks; gratuities and items of a personal nature.
Consider as you sign up
Airline tickets - Please check with us before purchasing your airline tickets to ensure your trip is confirmed with the minimum number of participants required to operate.
Travel insurance - To protect your travel investment, we highly recommend the purchase of travel insurance. Please contact us or see details.
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Special Payment and Cancellation Policy
A deposit of is $400 per person is required at the time of signup; final payment is due at 90 days prior to departure. Cost is fully refundable up to 91 days prior to departure. Cancellations or transfers requested 61-90 days before departure incur a $400 fee; at 31-60 days before departure, 50% of the trip cost will be forfeited. At 30 days or less, the trip cost in non-refundable and non-transferrable.
Medical & Evacuation Insurance
All participants on this trip are required to have emergency medical ($50,000) and emergency evacuation ($500,000) insurance valid in their destination country. Short-term travel insurance to cover this minimum requirement (as well as more comprehensive coverage) is available for purchase through REI Adventures.
Average temperatures in May and September range from 47 to 87 degrees Fahrenheit. Days are generally clear and pleasant, although wind or rain can occur year-round; all day rain is unusual. Volunteers can expect to work every day except in unusually severe weather conditions. Please come prepared for all weather possibilities and equipped with good quality raingear.
Single travelers are most welcome but please remember you must have your own tent as described in the "Accommodations" paragraph above.
This trip is subject to the booking information set forth in the current REI Adventures Reservation Information. Please read this information carefully and call us if you have any questions. Additional trip information will be provided upon sign up. We highly recommend the purchase of travel insurance through REI Adventures. If coverage is purchased at the time of your initial reservation, the 'Pre-existing Conditions Exclusion' is waived (certain exclusions apply).
We look forward to having you join us for the trip of a lifetime! Why wait? Space is limited, reserve your adventure today.