Miami Whitewater Forest Trail Run
Sat 2/24, 9 a.m.
Give trail running a try! Meet up with other runners to start enjoying the trails at a quicker speed. Runners are responsible for their own water and gear. For ages 12 and up. Under 18 must be accompanied by an adult. Space is limited. Miami Whitewater Forest/Timberlakes Trail (Free, register by 2/23)Register
Map & Compass Hike
Sat 2/24, 1 p.m.
Join Adventure Outpost staff for an off-trail hike as we learn how to translate what’s on the map to what’s underfoot. Maps and compasses provided. Be sure to pack water and dress for the weather. For ages 12 and up. Miami Whitewater Forest/Timberlakes Program Shelter ($15/person, register by 2/22)
Women in the Outdoors: Stoves and Backcountry Cooking
Sat 3/17, 1:30 p.m.
There is nothing better than a hot meal after a long day of hiking. Explore and test out the many options of backpacking cuisine and cooking gear with one of our experienced female instructors. For ages 12 and up. Winton Woods/Great Oaks Trail ($20/person, register by 3/14)Register
Women in the Outdoors: Advanced Hiking
Sat 3/31, 10 a.m.
Hit any trail with knowledge and confidence after spending the morning trekking with one of our experienced female instructors. Together we will prepare for your next great adventure by learning the skills that will power you through a day of hiking. For ages 12 and up. Shawnee Lookout/Columbia Terrace ($15/person, register by 3/28)
Compass Course Egg Hunt
Sun 3/25, 3:30 p.m.
Egg hunts aren’t just for kids! This year, the bunny made earning treats more of a challenge. After a basic compass lesson, participants will follow coordinates from egg to egg to complete the course. Compasses provided. For adults and ages 8 and up accompanied by an adult. Winton Woods/Adventure Outpost ($9/person, register by 3/21)Register
Women in the Outdoors: Water and Maps
Sat 4/14, 1:30 p.m.
You may be able to survive three days without water, but would you want to? Work with one of our female outdoor instructors to determine how to locate and treat stream and lake water while hiking or backpacking. For ages 12 and up. Winton Woods/Kingfisher Trail ($15/person, register by 4/11)
Women in the Outdoors Series: Intro to Backpacking
Sun 4/8, 1 p.m.
If you are a woman interested in learning about backpacking, then this program is for you! Enjoy an indoor presentation that covers everything from basic pre-trip preparation to on-the-trail tips and essentials to help make your time in the great outdoors enjoyable and safe. Winton Woods/Winton Centre ($8/ person, register by 4/5)
Women in the Outdoors: Wilderness Survival
Sat 4/21, Noon
Join a female Adventure Outpost instructor to discuss priorities and essentials for survival. We will explore some items you can carry with you, skills to help you survive and the importance of improvising to improve your situation. For adults and ages 8 and up. Winton Woods/Adventure Outpost ($15/person, register by 4/18)
Women in the Outdoors Series: Backcountry Hygiene & Health
Sat 5/12, 9 a.m.
Do not let the natural, open environment of the outdoors stop you from enjoying a day, or week, in the woods. Join one of our female outdoor instructors for a hike and interactive discussion on female health and hygiene needs in the wilderness. For ages 12 and up. Winton Woods/Adventure Outpost ($15/person, register by 5/9)