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Event List

OCTOBER 2018
 


Hikerfest 10/26/18

Date: Fri Oct 26, 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM PST

Location: 1231 Upas Street, San Diego, CA, 92103

Join our hiking and backpacking youth and adult leaders for a night of fun and friendship! Hear about amazing trips girls took this year and exciting treks planned for 2019. Experienced, brand-new and future hikers are all welcome, as are friends.

Basic Backpacking CUYAMACA 10/27/18 *WAITLIST ONLY*

Date: Sat Oct 27, 8:00 AM - Sun Oct 28, 4:00 PM PST

Location: Julian, CA, 92036

Basic Backpacking teaches everything adults and girls (grade 7 and up) need to know to begin a true, multi-night wilderness adventure. Hikers gain the knowledge and skills they need to make important decisions about gear, clothing and trip planning so that you can hit the trail feeling confident and self-sufficient. Training includes classroom instruction, group day hike and backpacking trip.

NOVEMBER 2018
 


Wilderness Hiking BALBOA 11/4/18

Date: Sun Nov 04, 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM PST

Location: 1231 Upas Street, San Diego, CA, 92103

First in the outdoor progression, this one-day training teaches adults and girls (grade 6 and up) the essential skills and knowledge necessary for exciting wilderness exploration. Our emphasis includes safety, proper gear and equipment, the Leave No Trace ethic, building independence in girls, and laying a strong foundation for more extraordinary adventures, such as backpacking.

Wilderness Hiking BLUE SKY 11/17/18

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Sat Nov 17, 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM PST

Location: 16275 Espola Rd, Poway, CA 92064, Poway, CA, 92064

First in the outdoor progression, this one-day training teaches adults and girls (grade 6 and up) the essential skills and knowledge necessary for exciting wilderness exploration. Our emphasis includes safety, proper gear and equipment, the Leave No Trace ethic, building independence in girls, and laying a strong foundation for more extraordinary adventures, such as backpacking.

DECEMBER 2018
 


Wilderness Hiking CARLSBAD 12/1/18

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Sat Dec 01, 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM PST

Location: 5315 Avenida Encinas, Suite 100, Carlsbad, CA, 92008

First in the outdoor progression, this one-day training teaches adults and girls (grade 6 and up) the essential skills and knowledge necessary for exciting wilderness exploration. Our emphasis includes safety, proper gear and equipment, the Leave No Trace ethic, building independence in girls, and laying a strong foundation for more extraordinary adventures, such as backpacking.

JANUARY 2019
 


Backpacking Meals Class: Breakfast & Lunch CARLSBAD Karen Haubrich

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Sun Jan 13, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM PST

Location: 5315 Avenida Encinas, Suite 100, Carlsbad, CA, 92008

During this class we will review some dehydrating basics, learn how to check out Council’s dehydrators (which were generously donated by Nesco), learn how to grow sprouts on the trail, and try different breakfast and lunch treats. If you have a favorite trail recipe to share, please bring it! Pre-requisites: Must take Wilderness Hiking class prior to registering

Wilderness Hiking BALBOA 1/27/19

Date: Sun Jan 27, 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM PST

Location: 1231 Upas Street, San Diego, CA, 92103

First in the outdoor progression, this one-day training teaches adults and girls (grade 6 and up) the essential skills and knowledge necessary for exciting wilderness exploration. Our emphasis includes safety, proper gear and equipment, the Leave No Trace ethic, building independence in girls, and laying a strong foundation for more extraordinary adventures, such as backpacking.

FEBRUARY 2019
 


Backpacking Gear Class CARLSBAD Karen Haubrich 2/10/19

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Sun Feb 10, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM PST

Location: 5315 Avenida Encinas, Suite 100, Carlsbad, CA, 92008

During this class we will learn how to make some helpful trail gear: • A pot cozy to keep your food and water hot and save on fuel • Sprout garden for the trail • A backpacking fleece pillow (which can in a pinch be used as a hat!) • Rain pants! • Cord bracelet Pre-requisites: Must take Wilderness Hiking class prior to registering.

Basic Backpacking ANZA BORREGO 2/16/19 *WAITLIST ONLY*

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Sat Feb 16, 8:00 AM - Sun Feb 17, 4:00 PM PST

Location: 3050 Las Palmas, Escondido, CA, 92025

Take the knowledge you’ll learn in the classroom training and day hike out for a practice backpacking weekend with new friends. On a moderate trek in San Diego’s Laguna Mountains/Cleveland National Forest area, you’ll put what you’ve learned to practical use. Attendance is required for the entire class, training day hike, pack check and backpacking trip. You’ll earn the Basic Backpacking patch.

MARCH 2019
 


Backpacking Meals Class: Dinner, Snacks & Desserts CARLSBAD Karen Haubrich

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Sat Mar 02, 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM PST

Location: 5315 Avenida Encinas, Suite 100, Carlsbad, CA, 92008

During this class we will review some dehydrating basics, learn how to check out Council’s dehydrators (which were generously donated by Nesco), learn how to cook without having dishes to clean, and try different dinner, snack, and dessert treats. We also will try a variety of teas and hot chocolate which are always good on the trail. If you have a favorite trail recipe to share, please bring it! Pre-requisites: Must take Wilderness Hiking class prior to registering.

Wilderness Hiking BALBOA 3/9/19

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Sat Mar 09, 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM PST

Location: 1231 Upas Street, San Diego, CA, 92103

First in the outdoor progression, this one-day training teaches adults and girls (grade 6 and up) the essential skills and knowledge necessary for exciting wilderness exploration. Our emphasis includes safety, proper gear and equipment, the Leave No Trace ethic, building independence in girls, and laying a strong foundation for more extraordinary adventures, such as backpacking.

Backpacking Gear Class CARLSBAD Karen Haubrich 3/30/18

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Sat Mar 30, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM PST

Location: 5315 Avenida Encinas, Suite 100, Carlsbad, CA, 92008

During this class we will learn how to make some helpful trail gear: • A pot cozy to keep your food and water hot and save on fuel • Sprout garden for the trail • A backpacking fleece pillow (which can in a pinch be used as a hat!) • Rain pants! • Cord bracelet Pre-requisites: Must take Wilderness Hiking class prior to registering.

APRIL 2019
 


Basic Backpacking PCT - Eagle Rock 4/13/19

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Sat Apr 13, 8:00 AM - Sun Apr 14, 4:00 PM PST

Location: 1231 Upas Street, San Diego, CA, 92103

Basic Backpacking teaches everything adults and girls (grade 7 and up) need to know to begin a true, multi-night wilderness adventure. Hikers gain the knowledge and skills they need to make important decisions about gear, clothing and trip planning so that you can hit the trail feeling confident and self-sufficient. Training includes classroom instruction, group day hike and backpacking trip.

MAY 2019
 


Basic Backpacking SAN JACINTO 5/25/19 *WAITLIST ONLY*

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Sat May 25, 7:00 AM - Sun May 26, 5:00 PM PST

Location: 1231 Upas Street, San Diego, CA, 92103

Basic Backpacking teaches everything adults and girls (grade 7 and up) need to know to begin a true, multi-night wilderness adventure. Hikers gain the knowledge and skills they need to make important decisions about gear, clothing and trip planning so that you can hit the trail feeling confident and self-sufficient. Training includes classroom instruction, group day hike and backpacking trip.

JUNE 2019
 


Advanced Backpacking HILTON LAKES Anna Iadevaia

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Sun Jun 23, 2:51 PM - Sat Jun 29, 2:51 PM PST

Location: 1231 Upas Street, San Diego, CA, 92103

Explore the wonders of the wilds with the third step in our wilderness training.

JULY 2019
 


Advanced Backpacking: Crown Lake Loop - Nancy Maple

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Sat Jul 13, 8:00 AM - Sat Jul 20, 5:00 PM PST

Location: 5315 Avenida Encinas, Suite 100, Carlsbad, CA, 92008

Explore the wonders of the wilds with the third step in our wilderness training.

Advanced Backpacking ADULT LEADERSHIP Anna Iadevaia

MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED

Date: Mon Jul 15, 2:53 PM - Thu Jul 25, 2:53 PM PST

Location: 1231 Upas Street, San Diego, CA, 92103

Explore the wonders of the wilds with the third step in our wilderness training.