"I made some really great new friends. Had some great life experiences. I pushed myself physically, mentally, socially, and spiritually because I felt safe to do so!"


For over 25 years, part of the mission of Tall Timber has been to help prepare people for local and worldwide service. Our Service Expeditions are a natural outgrowth of that purpose, and we are committed to the belief that a heart for service begins with an awareness of the needs around us.

Through our Service Expedition program, we help you design a unique mission experience for your group, combining meaningful local service projects with our renowned team building and adventure activities. Spend a few days growing as a team through serving, then learn more about yourselves and the world we live in through the awesome powers of fellowship through adventure. Our staff will handle all of the details: food, lodging, logistics, coordination, evening activities, and anything else you need. We've got the details covered, we just need you.

Sample Schedule

Each Service Expedition begins Sunday afternoon and finishes Friday morning with a group debrief after breakfast. While you’re here, how you spend your time is up to you: we can work with you and your timeline to ensure a healthy mix of service, team-building, and expedition opportunities for your group. 

Sunday: Orientation, team building activities, evening program (ropes course, campfire at the beach, etc.)

Monday-Tuesday:  Regional mission projects (off site), evening program

Wednesday: Rock Climbing in Leavenworth

Thursday: Service project at Tall Timber, paddle Lake Wenatchee (weather permitting)

Friday: Breakfast, closing debrief of the week

Want more adventure or service days? Just let us know, and we will work with you to custom design an event to fit your group's needs and goals.

Adventure Activities

For no extra charge, Tall Timber can lead your group on a variety of expedition-style activities:

// On Site Options

  • High ropes activities
  • Low ropes initiatives and team building
  • Rock wall
  • 900’ zipline
  • Giant swing
  • BMX bikes & course

// Off Site Options

  • Rock climbing
  • Canoeing (white water or lake)
  • Hiking
  • Beach time at Lake Wenatchee
  • Backpacking 

Local vendors: For an additional fee we can coordinate activities with several local outfits:

  • Horseback riding
  • Whitewater rafting
  • Mountain biking
  • Miniature golfing



// Expedition Partners

Tall Timber partners with numerous organizations and agencies throughout our region who work with children, adults, the disabled, elderly, and the natural environment. Reach out to Carl@talltimber.org for more information about our partners.


July 2-7

July 30 - August 4

August 13-18


Cost for a Service Expedition is $349 each. Six people minimum.

This includes:

  • 14 meals (Dinner Sunday through breakfast Friday)
  • Lodging or lodging arrangements (may be at Tall Timber or tent camping)
  • Service project arrangements & coordination
  • On-site recreation options
  • Some off-site recreation options
  • Insurance (Tall Timber is a secondary provider)

It does not include:

  • Transportation to and from Tall Timber to your project locations.
  • Spending money (for personal items or snacks)
  • Any meals purchased off-site (but sack lunches provided!)
  • Adventure Options not led by Tall Timber (see local vendors note below)

Interested in more information or want to book dates to bring your group for a service expedition?  
Contact our Program Director, Carl Stanfield, to get started.