Backpacking 101

September 5, 2019
6:30 to 9:00PM
Hitchcock Nature Center

Join experienced educator Laura Friesell and Pottawattamie County Conservation for a four-part series of classes designed for hikers and outdoor enthusiasts with limited backpacking experience.

This program will be held from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. on the following dates:
Thursday, September 5 - Classroom session at Hitchcock Nature Center
Thursday, September 12 - Gear demonstration at Backwoods, Omaha
Thursday, September 19 - Classroom session at Hitchcock Nature Center

Following the three instruction sessions, program participants will head into the field on Friday, September 27 for a guided overnight to test their skills. We will meet at Hitchcock Nature Center at 5:30 p.m. on Friday night and break camp on Saturday morning at approximately 11 a.m.

This program is being presented as part of our adult education program, participants must be age 15 and older to participate. Cost is $65 per student and online pre-registration is required.

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Contact: Michelle Biodrowski
(712) 545-3283

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27792 Ski Hill Loop
Honey Creek, IA

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