Basic camping skills
Upcoming Dates: Nov 9-10, 2019
Costs: Children (15 and under) - $50 / Adults (16 and up) - $60
Length of Time: Class will begin Saturday morning at 9:30 A.M., and goes through to about 2:30 P.M. on Sunday
For those of you who want to camp but don't feel quite confident enough to go out on your own, this class will put you at ease in the outdoors for a camping adventure. With supervised guidance, you will easily learn how to use the equipment needed for basic camping, safe fire starting skills and cooking. We'll make sure you not only learn outdoor skills but have fun!
Outdoor manners - ‘Rules of the Trail’
Proper dress for outdoor activities
Knife care and handling
Basic outdoor First Aid skills
Fire safety, construction, use, and extinguishing
Outdoor cooking skills
Leave No Trace Practices
Additional Topics include:
Tents; how & where to set up
Equipment use & maintenance (stoves, lanterns, etc.)
Animal proofing your camp
Hazards to be aware of
Dinner and breakfast will be provided. Bring your own lunches.
Eating utensils, plate, bowl, and a cup (please do not bring any disposables)
Water bottle - reusable
Tent ** We do have several tents for rent.
Pocket or Survival knife
Air mattress / pad
Musical instruments for around the camp fire - We are not responsible for damage, if it occurs.
Vegetarian Fare Available, and like at all of our camps, just let us know.
All classes have a minimum number of registrants to make or it will be cancelled. Pair up with friends or other families to meet the requirements!
Some classes are listed but are not currently on the schedule for the upcoming year. If your group has an interest we can schedule a date for you.