The High School
Q. What is the High
A. High School Hikers (HSH) is a program in the Hawaii chapter of the
Sierra Club. HSH works in cooperation with the State of Hawaii
Department of Education. For more information, go to Brochures, Videos and Presentations
Q. How is a High School
Hiker Club formed?
A. HSH partners with a volunteer advisor, frequently a teacher, of the
high school to form an activity club in the school. The club must be
approved by the school and follow the school's club format and rules.
Q. Who can be a member?
A. Any student of the high school can join the club.
Q. Who are the leader(s)?
A. The high school leader is always the school advisor. HSH assigns a
Sierra Club trained hike leader to the club.
Q. How are hikes chosen?
A. Each school year, the club meets and decides what hikes to schedule
for the year. The schedule is published per Sierra Club policy for
Q. Where are the school clubs hiking?
A. Each particpating school's schedule is listed on the school page here.
Q. Are there inter-school
A. Each school year, HSH plans four inter-school events:
Hikers Workshop - a meet and greet for students, followed
by hike and environmental related workshops
- Halloween Camp
complete with a costume contest, pumpkin carving, spooky stories and a
hike in the dark.
Camp weekend (and/or Neighbor Island trip) with workshops,
service projects, guest speakers and evening events.
picnic, dinner or other social event. Good food, good fun,
good fellowship,awards and slides shows abound.
Q. When and where are these events?
A. The HSH Schedule of Events Page lists all the dates and information.
Q. How can my school set
up a HSH hiking club?
A. Please visit our Forming a Club Page.
For Info or Comments, Contact us
Last update 11/2009 J.Yuen