Sports, Athletics & Adventure

Teen Hiking and Backpack Program

When: July 13-17 2015

Ages 14-17. This program focuses on backcountry skills to get your teen started in the lifetime pursuit of backpacking. During the week, kids learn basics of outdoor travel, backcountry cooking, map and navigation skills, and proper gear before heading to the Lost Coast for a beach campout on Wednesday night. The focus will be on gear, safety, and Leave No Trace environmental ethics. Teens will have plenty of opportunities to create new friendships and finish out the week with an overnight backpacking trip along the Lost Coast. 826-3357. Humboldt.edu/centeractivities.

Price: $315 (includes Instructional staff, transportation, backpacking equipment, permit & camping fees, daily snacks and food for the camp out beginning with Wednesday’s dinner).

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