Family Car Camping Clinic


Family Car Camping Clinic - Hands On Children's Museum

Intro to camping: Camping gear, fire and food, Leave No Trace. Please register by calling the Hands On Children's Museum (360) 918-0818.

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  • For Beginners (Getting Started Series)

6:00-7:30 pm 

Outdoor Skills for Families is an Olympia Mountaineers activity in conjunction with Hands On Children's Museum to teach kids with their families about various wilderness skills for a successful and fun outdoor experience.

This is session 3 of a 3 part series. Register by calling the Hands On Children's Museum (360) 918-0818

Session 1 (April 27, 2017 6-7:30) : "Getting Started Going Outdoors."  Where to Go, Family 10 Essentials and Clothing that Works.

Session 2 (May 4, 2017 6-7:30) : "Avoiding Trouble."  Animal safety, navigation, First Aid, practice hike.

Session 3: (June 1, 2017 6-7:30) : "Intro to Camping."  Camping gear, fire and food, Leave no Trace

Each class is $15 per family for Hands on Children's Museum or Mountaineers members, $25 for non members.  You can participate in one session or all three.

Classes for kids 4-14 accompanied by one or more adults.  Classes will be active learning for all.

Register by calling the Hands On Children's Museum (360) 918-0818


Hands On Children's Museum

Required Equipment

Required Equipment

No equipment is needed.

Cost $15 per session per family for HOCM and Mountaineers members, $25 for non members.

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