Nation Capitol Region Sept Events

Check out the Outdoor Ambassador events that are happening in the DC Metro area this September.


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CorpsTHAT is partnering with the South East Conservation Corps to establish their inaugural American Sign Language (ASL) Youth Crews in 2019. We will be participating in the Patapsco Trail Fest on September 15-16th to fundraise for the crews. Join our CorpsTHAT team as a runner, mountain biker, or hiker and celebrate the beautiful views in Patapsco Valley State Park while supporting job opportunities for Deaf youths and adults.

To join our team, donate, or find out more details about our event, click here. You can also support the building of our ASL crew program by purchasing a “Trail MORE” shirt.

Activities and Classes at REI

REI is having a Pop-Up Park with free beer, s’mores, and recommendations for the best hikes/waterfalls/swimming holes/hidden gems in Shenandoah National Park!

  • Date: Thursday, Sept. 27
  • Time: 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
  • Location: Washington DC REI

Ever want to learn camping? Or find new camping opportunities in the Mid-Atlantic Region?

REI will be teaching Mid-Atlantic Camping Basics in ASL! Register soon because spots will go out quickly!

  • Date: Wednesday, Sept. 19
  • Time: 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM
  • Location: Washington DC REI

Interested in a different class? We can put in an interpreter request for you, or you may contact REI Outdoor School directly at

Another Orienteering Event – TBA

Our first orienteering session was a huge success, so we will be doing another one in the next couple months! This time, it won’t be a Beginner’s event but a Classic (Regular) event. Please fill out this poll to help us determine which session works best for everyone.

Didn’t attend our first orienteering session and have no idea what orienteering is? Don’t worry — you can still come to the Classic sessions! There will be instruction in the beginning (just ask for it at the registration table), and then it’s hands-on practice on an actual course.

Sophia and Shanna crossing a river by log, the
last obstacle to completing their orienteering course!


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