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Outdoor Skills Weekend

February 26 - February 28

Outdoor Skills Weekend

Eat Well, Stay Warm, Have Fun

Friday, February 26 - Sunday, February 28

Camping can often be an intimidating adventure for people—especially in winter—but with a little planning, practice, and guidance, you can make the most out of this time of year! 

Join us for a weekend focused on learning and advancing your winter outdoor skills. Our education staff will lead you through the basics of winter camping, outdoor cooking, fire building, staying warm, and having fun! Through hands-on learning, you’ll leave feeling confident in winter camping and ready to plan your next adventure!

Camping can often be an intimidating adventure for people—especially in winter—but with a little planning, practice, and guidance, you can make the most out of this time of year! 

Join us for a weekend focused on learning and advancing your winter outdoor skills. Our education staff will lead you through the basics of winter camping, outdoor cooking, fire building, staying warm, and having fun! Through hands-on learning, you’ll leave feeling confident in winter camping and ready to plan your next adventure!

Whether you’re entirely new to camping or you’re a pro, this weekend will have something for all skill levels to enjoy. 

Become confident in winter camping and outdoor cooking. Learn about sustainable outdoor practices and become confident in your ability to not only survive but thrive in the season.

 

It wouldn’t be camping without a fire. Learn how to build a fire in the winter and cook delicious, simple meals. 

 

 

Try something new! You’ll have the chance to snowshoe, cross-country ski, and traverse our high ropes course. 

 

Basic Itinerary

A full schedule, packing list, and warm-clothing guidelines will be sent to all participants after registering.

Friday, February 26 – Sleeping Indoors

Arrival 5-8 PM  | Meeting and Greet | S’mores + Movie 

Saturday, February 27 –  Sleeping Outdoors

Breakfast | Camping Basics | Snowshoeing & Skiing

Lunch | High Ropes | Packing & Camp Setup

Fire Building | Dinner | Outside Programming 

Sunday, February 28

Breakfast | Camp Pack Up | Outside tour of Wildlife Barn | Bag Lunch | Optional Hike at Banning State Park

Friday, February 26 – Sleeping Indoors

Arrival 5-8 PM  | Meet and Greet | Smore’s + Movie 

 

Saturday, February 27 –  Sleeping Outdoors

Breakfast | Camping Basics | Snowshoeing & Skiing

Lunch | High Ropes | Packing & Camp Setup

Fire Building | Dinner | Outside Programming 

 

Sunday, February 28

Breakfast | Camp Pack Up | Wildlife Barn Tour | Bag Lunch | Optional Hike at Banning State Park

Participants must be at least 18 years old. Prices include meals (s’mores on Friday night, three meals on Saturday, breakfast and a bag lunch on Sunday), and lodging (indoor and tent/outdoor). Tents will also be provided. Participants can bring and use their own tent if they prefer.

Participants must be at least 18 years old. Prices include meals (s’mores on Friday night, three meals on Saturday, breakfast and a bag lunch on Sunday), and lodging (indoor and tent/outdoor). Tents will also be provided. Participants can bring and use their own tent if they prefer.

Prices

Group size: 1 – $ 225.00
Group size: 2 – $ 425.00
Group size: 3 – $ 600.00
Group size: 4 – $ 760.00
Group size: 5 – $ 900.00
Group size: 6 – $ 1,020.00
Group size: 7 – $ 1,120.00
Group size: 8 – $ 1,200.00

Details

Start:
February 26
End:
February 28
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Venue

Osprey Wilds
54165 Audubon Dr
Sandstone, MN 55072 United States
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Phone:
320-245-2648
Website:
https://ospreywilds.org