WYOMING CONGRESSIONAL

AWARD COUNCIL

Tobi Cates

tobi@wcac.us

314 East 21st St.

Cheyenne, WY 82001

(307) 514-2004

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©2019 Wyoming Congressional Award Council

The Congressional Award  was established by Public Law 96-114 and is a 501(c)(3) IRS-designated tax exempt organization.

EXPEDITION/EXPLORATION

Wyoming Congressional Award participants don‘t just dream of seeing the world, they make it happen.

full of
adventure
independent
and bold
life-altering

Setting goals that challenge and immerse

you in new experiences can be a little scary.

But trust us—you'll never be the same.

Your expedition or exploration is unique to you—

but here are some ideas to inspire you and spark your curiosity!

Expedition Ideas

• bicycle tour across Wyoming or the west

• hiking the Appalachian Trail

• canoe/rafting tour

• wilderness camping

• Civil Patrol rescue

• mountain climbing

• Outward Bound activities

• scientific research trip

• deep dive into a National Park

Exploration Ideas

• immersive big city visits to Denver, Seattle, San

   Francisco, New York City, Paris, or any other city

   that captures your curiosity

• immersive small town (or ghost town!) visits to Virginia

   City, Rhyolite, Pendleton, Selma, Torrington, or any other

   small place that captures your curiosity

• a special cultural project while studying abroad

• a cultural exchange with an Amish family, a Native

   American family, a ranching family, or an inner city family

• shadow a person with a physical impairment (with their

   permission, of course!)

• a historical exploration of the Oregon Trail

EXPEDITION/EXPLORATION

BRONZE

CERTIFICATE

SILVER

CERTIFICATE

GOLD CERTIFICATE

BRONZE

MEDAL

SILVER

MEDAL

GOLD

MEDAL

REQUIRED

MUST BE

CONSECUTIVE

1 day

2 days

3 days

1 overnight

(2 days/1 night)

2 overnights

(3 days/2 nights)

4 overnights

(5 days/4 nights)

Life is either a daring adventure or nothing.

HELEN KELLER