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Backcountry Skills Camp • Ages 13 and up

  • McCall, ID United States (map)

This camp is backpacking focused! We will introduce fundamental backcountry skills and ethics as well as instruction on trip planning, packing, ect. Skills covered will include water purification/filtration, food planning, navigation, backcountry cooking, wildlife safety, Leave No Trace Principles, and more! This is a 4.5 day camp with Monday-Wednesday focusing on introducing and practicing backcountry skills with the camp culminating in an overnight stay at Louie Lake Thursday night! Breakfast and dinner will be provided for our overnight trip. Campers will also receive their own map and compass to take home!

Dates: July 9-13, 2018


Mon-Wed: 9:30am-3:30pm

Thursday 9:30am - Friday 11:00 am (overnight camping on Thursday night at Louie Lake)

Locations: (subject to change)

Monday: Ponderosa State Park

Tuesday: Goose Creek Falls

Wednesday: Brundage Mountain

Thursday: Boulder Lake to Louie Lake

Cost: $250/participant (10% early bird discount if you register by May 1st!)

Cash or check payments will be collected on the first day of camp or you may mail a check to PO BOX 4201 McCall, ID 83638. Please make checks payable to Katie Craig. 

*Minimum of 4 participants required to run camp*