Introduction to Backpacking
Introduction to Backpacking Class Series:
Time: 7 pm to 8:30 pm EST
Dates: October 14th, 21st, 28th and November 4th.
This course is designed for those who are new to backpacking or perhaps a returning backpacker who has not been out for some time now. CorpsTHAT’s online introduction to backpacking course will cover the tips and tricks of backpacking and low-impact camping from a Deaf outdoor educator taught in ASL. Topics will include but not limited to proper gear selection, packing your backpack, basic safety and risk management, water treatment, and some Leave No Trace principles. By the end of this course, the many questions and concerns you have about backpacking basics will be answered, and you will feel prepared and well equipped for your next adventure.
Our introduction to backpacking class will take place once per week for four weeks at 7 pm until 8:30 pm EST, starting October 14th and ending on November 4th. As part of our introductory class, we are also providing a complimentary one-hour consultation service with your outdoor instructor during the four-week course.