NOTE: The course is taught through Escondido Adult School (EAS), and registration is completed through their website. This year, we will be accepting up to 100 students.
How to Register
- If you don’t have one already, create a new account with the Escondido Adult School. If you have an existing account, make sure your login and account information are correct and up-to-date.
- If you are registering for more than one person, click on “Add New Family Member” when you create an account, and enter the details for that person.
- When asked for the Customer Group, select “Regular Adult” and/or any others that apply. Note: the Escondido Adult School collects additional information that is not used by WBC.
- Log in with your Escondido Adult School account (if you aren’t logged in already).
- If you are registering more than one person under your account (and they’ve been added as a family member), you will have the option to select the people you’ll like to register.
- Find the Wilderness Basics Course listing under Special Interest Classes (or click here). Then click the Register Now button.
- The class will be added to your cart. Click View Cart, then click Checkout. Follow the instructions on screen for payment.
What to Expect Next
- The course runs January 8 – March 12. Check the lecture and outings schedule to block out your calendar now.
- We recommend holding off on buying gear until you’ve listened to the lecture that covers the specific equipment.
- More info will come your way by email the weeks before the start of the course.
Connect with Us!
- The North County WBC is run by volunteers of the Sierra Club North County Group – join us by becoming a Sierra Club member!
- Follow us on social media! Find us on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter – follow: #wbcnc2019
- Connect with leaders and past/future students on any of the conditioning hikes listed on the Sierra Club San Diego Outings Calendar. Look for “Pre-WBC” or “WBC Conditioning” for these specific meet-and-greet hikes.
Note: The Sierra Club uses a coded rating system to indicate the difficulty of an outing, learn more here. Most of the hikes listed are open to the public – read the outing description for more information.
Students who were not able to complete all course requirements can complete the course the following year without paying the course fee. Read more about Second Year Completion >