August 1-5 | Ages 12-16 | Four Day Backpacking Trip
Monday-Friday | $625 + tax
This backpacking trip traverses the Sangre de Cristo back county from Santa Fe to Pecos, enjoying several beautiful alpine lakes along the way. This five day camp will provide campers an opportunity to challenge themselves, and enjoy the beauty and fun of being in the wilderness.
Campers will learn how to prepare and pack for a backpacking trip, the 6 W’s, map reading and Leave No Trace Principles. Campers will practice leadership skills by taking on different jobs during our trip, including L.O.D. (Leader of the Day), cook team, and water team. We will play games, enjoy campfires and hike everyday.
This trip is a huge accomplishment, confidence booster, and the stuff of lifelong memories. Campers will need backpacking gear and tent. Please inquire if you need loaners. Camp meets for a gear check and hike on Monday, and campers head out Tuesday-Friday four our four day adventure.
Challenge Level: 4/4