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Mondays

9/11, 9/18, 9/25

 @ 5pm

Mountain Bike Mondays

Bowling Green has a mountain biking trail! Join us Monday evenings for some great trail action. Bring your own bike or rent one of ours for $5. You choose. Meet at the ORAC office at 4:45pm for load-up and we’ll head over to Low Hollow Trail at 5pm.

 

 

Preston Center:

ORAC Office

 

 

 

 

$5

 

 

 

 

Monday 

10/2

@ 5pm

Map & Compass 101

Learn how to perfect your orienteering skills through the use of a trusty map and compass, never get lost again! Recommended for anyone interested in participating in trips ranging from day hikes to multi-day outdoor trips. 

 

 

 Preston Center:

ORAC Office

 

FREE

 

Monday

10/16

@ 5pm

 

Leave No Trace 

This workshop will highlight the 7 principles of the Leave No Trace intiative. Learn about practices such as how to pack it in/pack it out and how to minimize your campfire impact. Take only pictures, leave only footprints!

 

 

Preston Center:

ORAC Office 

 

 

 

FREE 

 

 

Monday

10/23

@ 5pm

Front Porch S'mores

 Join us under the front awning of the Preston Center for our Annual S'mores Clinic! Make a standard s'more or something a bit more wild!  All ingredients and supplies will be provided.  Just bring your appetite and a smile! 

 

Preston Center:

ORAC Office 

FREE

 

Monday

11/6 

@ 5pm

Backpacking 101

Learn the basics of how to plan, prepare and execute a backpacking trip of your own! Topics will include proper gear selection, food preparation/menu options, length and location of the trip and how to properly load your pack. 

Preston Center:

ORAC Office 

 FREE

 

 

Monday

11/13

@ 4pm

 

Intro to Backcountry Cooking

Ever used a backcountry stove? Well if not, this clinic teaches you the basics of cooking food in the outdoors. We'll be covering topics including how to operate a backpacking stove, various cooking equipment used, tips for backpacking meal options and how to clean your kitchen area in a backcountry setting. 

Preston Center:

ORAC Office 

 FREE

 

Our clinics are designed to teach and develop skills. We teach in engaging ways with different learning styles in mind. If you've ever wanted to get a taste of outdoor skills or if you simply want to try something new, clinics are the way to go.

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