Payment Options

Willow Cove on Santa Cruz Island, one of California's Northern Channel Islands


Payment Methods and Avoiding Credit Card Processing Fees

Credit card payments on this website have 3% surcharge added to cover the processing fees. Several other payment options are available.    In every case, we ask that you pay any transaction fees. To avoid fees, don’t use a credit card - see the options below:

Payment Options with no fees

  • Venmo: ( No fees, just send payment to

  • Cash App: No fees, let us know and we'll send you the payment request.

  • Paypal: Send to Make sure you use the Family and Friends option, NOT business goods or service otherwise Paypal takes 3%. If your PayPal transaction incurs a fee, we'll ask you to pay it.

Please reference the class or trip name and date.  Contact us with questions.  Thanks!