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Ages 13-17:  Wilderness Leadership Camp 

August 8-11, 2018 9:00 am drop-off - 3:00 pm pick-up OR

August 21-24, 2018 9:00 am drop-off - 3:00 pm pick-up
Come join us on this four-day, three night adventure for teens only.  Campers will deepen their experience in the wilderness environment and gain hands-on leadership skills.  This is a self-contained wilderness trek designed to develop endurance and self-confidence by pushing personal boundaries in a safe and supportive back-country setting.  Experienced wilderness instructor Nicholas Gale will teach subjects such as proper selection and use of outdoor gear, shelter building, wilderness cooking, weather safety and wilderness navigation.  Campers will provide their own backpacks, sleeping bags and personal clothing. Tarps for tents will be provided as well as food and cooking gear. Detailed gear list provided with registration confirmation. Additional female staff will be available to chaperone overnights.  

Prerequisite:
 Campers enrolling in this camp must have already taken the KVR Wilderness Adventure day camp.  Consideration will also be given to students with comparable wilderness experience.  Call for more information.
Fee:  $210 (3 meals per day will be provided)
Limit:  10 children per session
Registration deadline:  July 25, 2018






 
Group photo of the campers
Instructors: Nicholas Gale (Wilderness Adventure and Leadership) is a certified wilderness guide through a year-long primitive living immersion course.  He has been teaching summer camps and community programs at the Reserve for over 12 years.
Bill Humphrey (Wilderness Adventure and Leadership) is the owner of Essential Skills Outdoor School.  He is a certified climbing instructor with over 20 years rock climbing and teaching experience.  Bill is a member of American Mountain Guides Association and a certified Wilderness First Responder through Wilderness Medical Associates.


 


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Kickapoo Valley Reserve | S3661 State Highway 131 | La Farge, Wisconsin 54639 
Phone: 608-625-2960 | FAX: 608-625-2962
kickapoo.reserve@krm.state.wi.us

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