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January Snow Day

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Snowshoeing and Fire Lighting

A day of outdoor fun with girls 10-15 years old

Thursday, January 31, 2013
@ 9:45 am-2:30 pm
(this is a day off school in the Black Gold School Division)


$45/girl - nutritious hot lunch included




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Join us for a girls-only Snow Day
at beautiful Strathcona Wilderness Centre!




Snowshoeing

Discover the fun of snowshoeing in the magical world of winter!  Learn the history and types of snowshoes and how to use the snowshoes for fun and fitness. Games and a hike on the snowshoe trail will provide an opportunity to explore the outdoors. Equipment & instruction provided.






Outdoor Skills I: Fire Lighting

Learn and practice a variety of fire lighting techniques to enable you to start a fire in any weather. Topics include the difference between tinder and kindling, how to collect materials responsibly from the environment and how to
build a fire that will provide sufficient warmth and comfort to survive in the bush. Minimal impact camping concepts will be a guiding theme for the program.




*Girls will need warm outdoor clothes including boots that allow them to enjoy being outside for the full day.  Parents must provide transportation to & from Strathcona Wilderness Centre.