NOLS Outdoor Skills-Lander, WY (Grades 4-8)
This outdoor skills program with NOLS certified instructors will be a 4-week series at the Lander City Park, every Friday starting on Friday, June 25th and ending on Friday, August 15th.
Friday, July 25, 2014
Skills intro: The ABCs of Pack Packing and Backcountry Cooking 101
Bring your appetite, and we’ll bring samples of cheesy mac!
Friday, August 1, 2014
Leave No Trace is a national education program dedicated to promoting and inspiring responsible recreational practices.
Join us for lessons in small, low-impact “twiggy fires” for cooking and techniques to ensure you leave nothing behind when you pack up camp in the morning.
Friday, August 8, 2014
Learn the basics of clean camping, sound hiking practices, and an understanding of bear behavior habitat, and signs help avoid dangerous bear encounters.
With your new awareness and skills, bears become less scary and you’ll be able to relax and enjoy the backcountry.
Friday, August 15, 2014
Backcountry Baking 201
Learn the basics so you can bring your own twist to the outdoor bakery. Samples and recipes will include cinnamon rolls and pizza!
For nearly 50 years, the National Outdoor Leadership School (NOLS) has been the leader in wilderness education. More than 233,000 students have learned and mastered outdoor skills, developed leadership, and studied environmental ethics in the world’s most spectacular and wild classrooms.
This event is open to girls in grades 4-8 and supervising adults.
This program has been canelled. Please watch for rescheduled dates.
Registration deadline: July 16
Girl min/max: 15/25
Adult min/max: 1/3