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Bay Area Wilderness Training

Camping at the Presidio

On May 1, the yellow ribbon was cut on San Francisco’s only campsite. This refurbished, expanded site offers amazing opportunities to disadvantaged youth of the San Francisco Bay Area. The Camping at the Presidio program provides a dynamic and affordable way to enrich the lives of thousands of young people. Bay Area Wilderness Training has partnered with the National Park Service and other local organizations that work within San Francisco’s Presidio to forge this one-of-a-kind program within National Park boundaries in a large urban area, which proves that we can share habitat in a positive way for all species. For more information, visit


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