Big Bald Dave Adventure

bbd-scholarshipThe Yellowstone Club Community Foundation is proud to honor the memory of Dave Mueller and his love for outdoor adventure by awarding an extraordinary summer adventure to one Big Sky student.

The trip is generously supported and coordinated by Adventures Cross Country, which has been designing and operating fulfilling and enriching programs exclusively for students for more than 30 years.

Award: Two-week overseas summer trip focused on outdoor adventure and service to others

Destination options: Please download the Big Bald Dave Adventure Opportunity Flyer (PDF) to find out which trips are available

Candidates: Current Ophir Middle School and Lone Peak High School 8th, 9th, and 10th graders

Criteria: This award is for students who exhibit leadership skills, volunteerism, and a passion for the outdoors and/or adventure. This is not a need-based scholarship

Application deadline: January 15, 2018

Review process: Candidate interviews will be held in mid-February

Notification: March 1, 2018

Note: Recipient will be invited to present at school in Sept/Oct 2018, about their trip experiences

Note: Children of Yellowstone Club employees at the Director level and above are not eligible to apply

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Please Respond to the Following Questions

1. For which Adventures Cross-Country trip, including dates, are you applying? Note that current 8th-10th graders can apply to Costa Rica and Peru; current 9th-10th graders are also eligible to apply for Thailand and Vietnam/Cambodia.

2. Why do you want to participate in this program? Please expand on why you selected a certain trip but also what intrigues you specifically about that program. All trips incorporate a unique mix of community service and general fun and exploration. Please also tell us about your previous community service experience and also your hobbies or interests currently in Big Sky. (min 300/max 500 words)

3. How would you describe yourself? Please incorporate strengths and weaknesses that relate to why this opportunity would benefit your personal growth. (min 300/max 500 words)

Please Read the Following Before Submitting Your Application

The Scholarship Committee requires two references from people who know you well. Please ask two adults who are not related to you (a teacher, coach, minister) to write a brief letter of recommendation and have them email it to Whitney Littman, Big Bald Dave Scholarship Coordinator. Please ask them to email letters of recommendation to: whitneywats@yahoo.com.

Thank you for your interest in this special opportunity that honors the memory David Mueller.