Backpack the Appalachian Trail (AT Adventurers)

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Date & Time

6/26/2014 - 7/1/2014

Sponsored by: AT Adventurers

Who should attend:
  • 8th Graders & Up

Ever dreamed of getting out in the wilderness and experiencing what it would be like
to carry everything you need for a 3 or 4-day camping trip on your back?

GS of Kentuckiana A.T. Adventurers invite you join us for our 19th annual Backpacking trip on the Appalachian Trail . . . June 2014 

Hike for 8th grade girls through adults. Skill sessions also open to 6th and 7th
grade girls. Girls can register individually or with some/all of a troop.  Girls and adults must register as GS for current troop year. Anyone who has never backpacked with AT Adventurers or taken skill sessions must take all 3 skill sessions listed at right. 

Cost for AT Backpacking Trip includes skill building sessions** and AT trip expenses,
incl gas, food, GS equipment rental (tents, packs, stoves, water filters) ,GS suppl
insurance. Adults — approx. $160.00 each. Girls approx. $80.00 each. (adventure
grant covers difference)

FINAL HIKE FEES TBA.
(**Pay $30 skill fee upfront. Deduct skill devl fee from AT Hike fee.)
(June 30 activity will likely have an add’l fee. Activity and cost tba) 

Skill Development Sessions – required ($30.00/person**)


Register for skill development sessions by Saturday, December 21, 2013;  Last call: Wed January 8, 2014!
  • Skill # 1: Pick Your Pack Sunday, January 12, 4:30-6:45 pm @ Louisville PLC
  • Skill # 2: Focus on Skills Saturday, February 1, 2014 9:00 am – 3:30 pm @ Camp Shantituck
  • Skill # 3: Mini Backpacking Weekend Friday 6:30 pm – Sunday noon, March 21-23, 2014.@ Camp Stem

AT Hike Planning/Prep Meetings

May and June dates, times TBA

AT Hike Thursday, June 26 - Tuesday, July 1, 2014

Jun 26 drive; 3-4 days on trail (VIRGINIA) ;Jun 30 base camp, extra activity; Return Jul 1 pm

AT Hike Registration deadline: Monday, April 21, 2014

Questions:

Register for skill development sessions now!

Mail contact info, names, ages, $30 ea (Cks to GS of K AT Adventurers) to:
Margaret Kaiser
10302 Moonlight Dr
Louisville, KY 40272
(502) 937-4480
mecotwo@yahoo.com

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