Are you interested in backpacking, but not sure what to pack? Have all the backpacking gear, but have never been? Want to learn a new way to experience the outdoors, but are new to the sport? Join Irvine’s Manager of School & Urban Education Programs, Brittney Mulka, and our EMT, LNT Educator, and Wilderness First Responder Tim Runkles on this NEW Irvine Backpacking Adventure at Harper’s Ferry!
Brittney and Tim will teach you what gear you need (and what you don’t) and how to pack. Learn about Leave No Trace Camping, how to set up your campsite, build a fire, and basic trail first aid.
Meet at Irvine Nature Center on Saturday April 27 @ 8:00 a.m.
Travel to Harper’s Ferry to begin your hike, then hike part of the Appalachian Trail.
Set up camp for the evening and stay overnight.
Return to Harper’s Ferry on Sunday April 28 @12:00 p.m.
Ages 14 + (ages 14-17 require an accompanying parent, guardian, or trusted adult)
$175.00 per Non-Member