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Post 58 Welcomes 75 new members!

Post 58 is open to new members once each year in October and has the pleasure of announcing the addition of 75 new students in 2017 from throughout the Portland area.  This year, the focus was on admitting younger students, including many 8th and 9th graders.

The Post is proud that we now have students from 23 different schools as members!

The Post maintains a waitlist for prospective students.  If you would like to join the Post, email Mia Hamacher to join the waitlist.

The next Post 58 meeting is Monday, December 11th, 2017, in the Lincoln high school cafeteria.

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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.

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!

Our Mission:

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.

Our objectives:

  • 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!

 

Upcoming Events

 

The next Post 58 meeting is:

Monday, December 11th, 2017

7:00 PM, Lincoln High School, Cafeteria

Contact Mia Hamacher
for more information.