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Adventure Quest

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Adventure Quest is a three-day program featuring outdoor recreation activities for youth (Age 14 to 21). The camp will feature hiking, kayaking, mountain biking, Adventure Tourism & Outdoor Recreation Logoand climbing. Participants will learn aspects of safety, excursion preparation, basic skills needed for the activity participation, and career opportunities that exist in Adventure Tourism and Outdoor Recreation in Southwest Virginia. The participant will illustrate the principles of Leave No Trace, the importance to protecting the environment, and demonstrate their application while participating in a variety of outdoor recreation activities. In summary, we will inspire responsible outdoor participation and build strong community involvement and support. Participants will gain life experiences, knowledge, and skills to enjoy their own adventures leading to an active lifestyle and becoming ambassadors for the promotion of outdoor recreation.

Date/Time: June 20 to June 22, 2017, 9:00AM to 4:00PM

Registration Deadline: June 2, 2017

Location: Breaks Interstate Park

Cost: $79.00 (Includes Lunch, Water, Snacks, Use of kayak, bicycle and climbing gear, and use of safety equipment)

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Day 1 - Basic Preparation, Leave No Trace and Mountain BikingDay 2 - KayakingDay 3 - Climbing & Rappelling
9:00: Introduction and Welcome; Leave No Trace Awareness9:00: Getting ready for the day9:00: Getting ready for the day
9:15-10:15 Session 1: Basic Preparation, Gear, and Weather9:15-12:00 Session 1: Kayaking: Safety & Risk Management

Basic Kayaking Instruction and Equipment
9:15-12:00 Session 1: Climbing & Rappelling: Safety & Risk Management

Climbing & Rappelling: Basic Instruction and Equipment
10:15-12:00 Session 2: Mountain Biking: Safety & Risk Management

Basic Mountain Biking Instruction and Equipment
12:00-12:45: Lunch12:00-12:45: Lunch12:00-12:45: Lunch
12:45-1:45 Session 3: Water and Water Filtering/Purification & Fire Building12:45-1:45 Session 2: GPS & Geocaching12:45-1:45 Session 2: Career Opportunities and Benefits of Outdoor Recreation
1:45-4:00 Session 4: Mountain Biking1:45-4:00 Session 3: Kayaking1:45-4:00 Session 3: Climbing & Rappelling

For more information, contact the Business, Engineering, Industrial Technology and Workforce Services Division by
Phone: (276)964-7277 or Email: 

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