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Washington State University

 Environmental Science Issues (ESI) 


Host Contact Information 

Anna Warner:


Event Details

Orientation: 06/21/24 @ 9-10 AM PST

Event Start Date: 07/08/24 @ 10 AM

Event End Date: 07/12/24 @ Noon

Registration Price: $3,200

Make all checks payable to the National Council for Agricultural Education; print the W9 here.

Mail to: National Council for Agricultural Education, c/o Melissa Rekeweg, 6060 FFA Dr, Indianapolis, IN 46278


Participant Lodging & Meals

Check-In: 07/08/24          

Check-out:   07/12/24

Lodging Location: Coast Hilltop Inn

Description: Hotel, single-occupancy

Lunch & Dinner: Participants receive lunch and dinner from the host daily during the in-person component. 

Travel: Not included with registration.


CASE Institute Location

Washington State University


Miscellaneous Details

Travel Details

  • Airports
  1. Pullman Moscow Regional Airport (PUW) – Alaska & American Airlines fly into the Pullman-Moscow Airport, which is about 10 minutes from campus.
  2. Spokane International Airport (GEG) – The Spokane airport is about an hour and a half from campus and offers more flight availability. Transportation to and from this airport may be arranged. Please contact Anna Warner to discuss these arrangements.
  3. Lewiston-Nez Perce County Regional Airport (LWS) – Delta flies into the Lewiston Airport about an hour south of campus.


  • Nature Based:
    • Kamiak Butte—Travel Time ~20 minutes
    • Steptoe Butte—Travel Time ~45+ minutes
    • Palouse Falls—Travel Time ~1.5 hours
    • Lower Granite Dam—Travel Time ~45 minutes
    • Hells Canyon Tour—Travel Time ~45 minutes
  • Educational Experiences:
    • Pullman Focus:
      • WSU Art Museum—On Campus
      • Sweitzer Engineering Tour—Off Campus ~5 minutes
    • WSU Agriculture:
      • WSU Dairy Center—Off Campus ~15 minutes
      • WSU Beef Center—Off Campus ~15 minutes
      • WSU Wheat Greenhouses—On Campus
      • WSU Pulse Crop Greenhouses—On Campus
      • WSU Grizzly Bears—On Campus
  • Recreational Activities
    • Palouse Ridge Golf Club—Travel Time ~5 minutes
    • Airway Hills Mini Golf –Travel Time ~5-10 minutes
    • Stand-Up Paddle Boarding/ Kayak on the Snake (Lewiston/Clarkston)—Travel Time ~ 45minutes
  • Regional Weekend Travel Ideas:
    • Winetasting
    • Walla Walla—Travel Time ~2 hours
    • Prosser—Travel Time ~2-3 hours
    • Yakima Valley—Travel Time ~3.5 hours
    • Seattle, WA—Travel Time ~5 hours
    • Spokane—Travel Time ~1.5 hours
    • Space Needle
    • Experience Music Project (EPM)
    • Riding the “Duck” Tours
    • Pike Place Market
    • Pacific Science Center
  • Local Parks
    • Gondola Ride Over the Falls
    • Escape Room
    • Boise, ID—Travel Time ~5.5
    • Tours of the Mines
    • Breweries
    • Local Outdoor Entertainment


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Early bird registration closes February 29, 2024 (P.O. or CC payments)
Event registration closes April 15, 2024 (CC payments only)


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Email Anna Warner

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