Skills Carnival

Field trip: Backpacking with Kids

Skills Carnival - Mountaineers Seattle Program Center

"Skills Carnival" Skills Workshop and Gear Demo Day with hands on activities and backpacking gear demonstration for kids and parents on Saturday, May 11 from 9am - noon.

  • Casual

At The Mountaineers Seattle Program Center. Meet at 9 am in Goodman A and B.

3-hour backpacking workshop for kids and parents with hands on activities  related to trail food,  tent set up, animal safety, water filtration and backcountry hygiene.  Backpacking gear demonstration with a kid-orientated focus. Opportunity for parents (and kids) to bring their packed backpack for advice and review by courses leaders prior to upcoming summer trips. 


Mountaineers Seattle Program Center

Required Equipment

Required Equipment

Dress appropriately in layers for Pacific Northwest weather and be prepared to be outside at times during the Skills Carnival.  Consider snacks and water bottle. Restrooms are available.

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