Advanced Outdoor Skills
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Date: Sat May 18, 9:00 AM EDT - 12:00 PM EDT
  • Outdoor
  • Volunteers


Advanced Outdoor Training is for those who want to progress to the next level of camping including pitched tents and additional skills and techniques for the out-of-doors.

MUST have already attended Outdoor Basics PLUS either the Overnight Add-On or had experience in tents/platform tents after Outdoor Basics.

Held on a weekend from Saturday 9:00 am to Sunday noon

Preparatory meeting held on a weekday evening will be held as a Zoom meeting

Fee of $40 includes meals and use of camping area in either a state or county park

Participants will help in planning the meals and developing the list of activities to be covered.

This course provides additional practical and fun training that takes camping to the next level. Participants pitch tents in a local state or county park. During the weekend, advanced techniques will include a deeper understanding of Leave No Trace, more outdoor cooking techniques, and additional songs and games.

Participants will help design the course by choosing from options such as lashing to make a table, compass and orienteering, additional knots, introduction to wilderness first aid, water purification, alternative methods of starting a fire, properties of fabric and their uses, flag disposal ceremony, or creating and following trail markers.

Scheduled from 9:00 am Saturday, May 18 to Noon, Sunday, May 19, 2024,

*more details including location coming