Story last updated at 7/18/2013 - 1:10 pm
Alaska teens ages 14-18 are eligible to enter an all-expenses paid trip to backpack the Chilkoot Trail. Ten Alaskan teens will be selected. Deadline to enter is extended to July 20.
Requirements: Alaska Teen (Ages 14-18) To Apply: Submit an art form expressing your desire to hike the Chilkoot Trail and a brief explanation. Include your contact information. Artwork may include: Drawing, Painting, Photo, Poem (2 pages max.), Short Story (2 pages max.), Essay (2 pages max.), Song (Recorded), or Video (5 min. max.) Trip is scheduled for August 3-8, 2013 out of Skagway (Aug 2-9th with travel from Juneau.) Trip includes ferry travel, food, gear, train ticket, guided program and permit fees. ID required! For information and submissions: Call/email Nate Heck at SAGA (907) 723-1547 email: firstname.lastname@example.org