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August 9, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am$20.00
TEENS listen up! We have a unique opportunity for you to receive backpacking/hiking training from one of the best instructors in town – Meegana Henry, an Appalachian Trail thru-hiker!
Meegana will be teaching the basics of backpacking, parts of a backpack, how to pack your pack, top ten essentials with examples of each and campsite set-up. Demo Gear will be provided.
You are welcome to bring your own gear if you have any questions about it, time permitting.
We will be teaching the course FROM TRAIL!
During our 6 mile trek, on our local river/quarry trails, you will have the opportunity to test gear, learn Leave No Trace ethics and get outside!
– Ages 15-19
– No hiking experience necessary
– Must be able to walk and be comfortable in the heat
We are super excited to offer this to our teens!
This class is geared towards teen trail enthusiasts, backpacking beginners and the like. No prerequisites or requirements needed.