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Jacob Welmaker

Jacob is returning for his second year as a Trip Leader with Created for Adventure. He is one of our 2023 Trip leaders for the first session Oahu Co-ED Adventure, Alaska Expedition and our Kauai Mountains to Coast Adventure.

Jacob has his undergraduate degree in Outdoor Leadership from Young Harris College. He is currently working as the Outdoor Adventures Coordinator at YHC and facilitates and leads trips and activities for the college outdoor program.

Jacob has traveled all over the country and participated in a mountaineering course out in Colorado.

Jacob shared that he, “loves that Created for Adventure seeks to help individuals escape from the busyness of life and reconnect with the wonders the natural world can provide.” He added he, “believes life’s greatest joy comes through gaining a better understanding of God’s love and by adventure in beautiful places.”

In his free time, Jacob enjoys being outside and doing any outdoor sport or activity, reading, hanging out with friends, and watching the sun rise and set!