Support Post 58’s 2018 fundraiser here!
This Climbathon is our big annual fundraiser, and all 100-130 students in addition to all the advisors will convene on February 25th, 2018, from 6-9pm at the Portland Rock Gym. We will climb both toprope and belay routes, and students will try to complete as many climbs as possible within the time.
Please support this effort, our organization, and the continual joy that the great outdoors brings Post members.
Next post meeting is Monday, March 12, 2018
7:00 – 9:00 p.m. at Lincoln High School
What is Post 58?
Post 58 is a student-run organization in the Portland area that engages in outdoor activities like backpacking, rock climbing, mountaineering and many other outdoor adventures under the guidance of experienced adult leaders. The Post works with a number of youth organizations and schools in the Portland area to bring outdoor education and adventure opportunities to underserved urban students. Most Post trips are based in the Northwest. It offers an additional annual trip to Canada and has led trips all over the world to locations such as Nepal and Peru.
It is open once a year to new members each year in October.
Who are Post 58 members?
The Post is open to students ages 14-18 and is dedicated to making these adventures available to a diverse group of high school students. It currently has student members from 23 different high schools!
We aim to provide an arena for personal growth and social interaction by creating diverse experiences that foster responsibility, respect, and a passion for the outdoors.
- To provide Post members with opportunities to learn climbing and wilderness skills through outdoor experiences with members of their peer group.
- To provide Post members with an opportunity to learn group living and leadership skills.
- To enhance personal growth and self-awareness.
- To teach respect for the wilderness.
- To provide service to the community and give back to the outdoor world.
How to join Post 58:
The Post is open once a year to new members in October. If you’d like to join the Post in 2018, join the waitlist by contacting the President of the Post, Mia Hamacher.
Want more information or have a question? Check out our FAQ!
The next Post 58 meeting is:
Monday, March 12, 2018
7:00 PM, Lincoln High School, Cafeteria
Contact Mia Hamacher
for more information.