Wilderness Survival (overnight)
Are you ready to face the challenges you'll find outside? Come learn lifelong wilderness living skills like how to make friction fire, identify edible and medicinal plants, and acquire basic survival techniques of shelter, water, fire, and food! You’ll test your skills on numerous hikes and field trips during this week of adventuring, which culminates with an overnight camping adventure of your own!
Mon-Wed: 9:30am – 3:30pm at Hallam Lake
Thursday: Meet at trailhead at 10am ready for the overnight
Friday: Pick up at trailhead at 12pm
What To Bring:
Their own clean masks or face coverings labeled with their names, and a backpack that they can carry themselves filled with:
- Their own snacks, lunch, and filled reusable water bottles.
- A hat, warm layer, change of clothes, extra socks, sunscreen, and rain jacket.
- Optional closed-toed water shoes (Keens or similar). Toys and electronics are to be left at home.
Please remember to label everything. Wear appropriate clothing and sturdy, closed-toed shoes - no open-toed sandals! Optional- closed-toed shoes/sandles for water exploration.
How To Get There:
Please walk, bike, bus, or carpool to ACES at Hallam Lake whenever possible! Parking is extremely limited and alternate transportation is fun and saves the planet.
BIKE BOARD CHALLENGE: Fill out a Bike Board Card and add a sticker every time you come to Hallam Lake in something other than your own car. Bike Board participants are entered to win great prizes all summer long including local gift certificates, bike accessories, and more.
PARKING LOT: Limited parking is available for Hallam Lake visitors only. Please park efficiently. Drop-off overflow parking for Hallam Lake programs is available in the West End (2 hour free parking) with an easy walk down the stairs to the center. We are an IDLE FREE community.
Topics:Wildlife and Hiking
Grades:5th , 6th , 7th and 8th
- Spots available: 0. There are currently no spots available, please add the class to your cart to join the waitlist.