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Outdoor family adventuring

This truly one of a kind program is designed for parents looking to enjoy the outdoors together as an entire family. During this one day program, parents will have the opportunity to learn a foundational framework for planning and facilitating successful outdoor experiences with their families. Whether it’s a day hike, venture to a swimming hole, or taking the entire family on a multi-night backpacking trip, you will walk away from this one day program with an understanding of how to plan an experience that is positive for you and your children.

Enroll as an individual or as a couple. Whether you are brand new to the idea of taking your family on an outdoor adventure trip or if you would simply like to explore the potential of refining the outdoor adventure trips that are already a part of your family’s rhythm, this program will give you valuable understanding and tools to put into practice immediately.

Targeted Program Outcomes

  • Participants will develop a greater capacity to assess outdoor elements for appropriateness and desired outcomes.

  • Participants will develop a greater understanding of individual and collective needs and capacities, each of which are variables that impact the overall quality of a family adventure experience.

  • Participants will learn an effective and flexible way to plan, prepare, and set the stage for a variety of outdoor family adventures.

  • Participants will develop and refine skills that are specifically useful in facilitating outdoor family adventures.

Program Details

  • Program Dates: April 13, 2019

  • Cost: $75 for a Single, $140 for a Couple

  • Program Elements: This 8 hour program will utilize the beautiful Linville Gorge (Table Rock Area). Participants will be hiking and moving over uneven terrain throughout the day.

  • Location: Linville Gorge

  • Equipment: Please consult this short gear list for instruction on what to bring.