BACKPACKING BUILDING BLOCKS "DEMO DAY" - Eastgate Elementary School

Field trip: Backpacking Building Blocks (B3) Course

BACKPACKING BUILDING BLOCKS "DEMO DAY" - Eastgate Elementary School

This required field trip consists of several stations where students in the B3 course can see, touch and learn about the various types of gear and food used in backpacking.

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  • For Beginners (Getting Started Series)

9am to 3PM in the gym at Eastgate Elementary School.

During this 6-hour hands-on class, students will visit several indoor and outdoor stations where experienced backpack leaders will demonstrate various categories of gear - shelters and sleep systems, clothing, footwear, backpacks, packing a pack - and the different food options for backpacking.  You will have the opportunity to get a close look, compare and understand your options, ask a lot of questions, and get information about prices and where to go to rent or buy some of the options.

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Eastgate Elementary School


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