INTRO TO BACKPACKING
Learn all of the basics necessary to enjoy a successful overnight backpacking trip! Among these basics are safety in the wilderness, map navigation, hiking tips and practice, plant identification, proper gear choices and how to use the gear/supplies correctly, etc. We will also be doing fun outdoor games, team building, and some nature based crafts. Parents welcome on day hikes and overnight trip.
The May program is FULL!
The "Backpacking the Sierra Nevada's" class will be coming in July, so save your spot now.
April 27th, 11:30-2
May 4th, 11:30-2
May 11th, 11:30-2
May 18th-19th Overnight Trip
Hike 1: Marshall Gold Discovery State Historic Park
Hike 2: Econome Park in Folsom
Hike 3: Sly Park/Jenkinson Lake
Overnight Trip: South Yuba Campground @ South Yuba Recreation Area
What to Bring:
Full water bottle and small backpack
Dress appropriately for the weather
Hiking boots required
Certain gear will be required to participate in the final overnight hike. I have a limited amount to rent, so purchasing some gear may be necessary to be prepared.
***If you are using Student Funds through a homeschool, make sure to request to use your funds for our program so that the payment process can be completed by the school