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Mar 30, 2018, 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
FREE
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The 2018 Backpack School is coming soon! This spring course covers the basics of backpacking and provides you the confidence and skills to enjoy this great outdoor activity. No previous backpacking experience is necessary. This course consists of eight indoor sessions starting March 30, with additional outdoor sessions through May 28. Outdoor sessions include a map and compass course, one overnight trip, and the graduation backpack during Memorial Day weekend. The curriculum covers major equipment, clothing, water treatment, food planning, weather, first aid, trip planning, and basic map and compass navigation. The classes will be team-taught by a group of volunteer instructors with a wide range of outdoor experience. Registration for the 2018 Backpack School starts January 15 and ends March 15. Please look for the inserted Registration Form in the winter Kinnikinnick, or click the documents tab to download the form. Don't delay, as this class fills each year! Attendance on March 30th is limited to pre-registered participants only.