Gravatt Explorers: Coming 2020!

Gravatt is heading to canoe and backpack in the SC Midlands and NC’s Pisgah National Forest! This program is open to rising 10th grade through rising college freshmen. These sessions will run concurrent with Junior High Sessions, and will be fully accredited through the American Camping Association. On Skills Day (Day 7), particpants will enjoy Free Swim, High Ropes, Night Activities, and all the Gravatt activities they know and love!

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SCHEDULE:

  • Day 1: Registration, introduction to program

  • Day 2: Skills and practice night at Camp Gravatt

  • Day 3: Debrief trip, skills review

  • Day 4: Depart, backpacking day 1

  • Day 5: Backpacking day 2

  • Day 6: Backpacking day 3, Return, debrief

  • Day 7: Skills day

  • Day 8: Depart, Canoeing day 1

  • Day 9: Canoeing day 2

  • Day 10: Canoeing day 3, Return, debrief

  • Day 11: Pick-up day

    When on Camp Gravatt property, you will be able to experience all your favorite camp activities like Ropes Course, tie-dye, and free swim!

SKILLS DEVELOPED:

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  • Basic wilderness safety

  • Minimal environmental impact

  • Orienteering

  • How to pack for overnights

  • How to set up and take down a campsite

  • How to start a fire with flint

  • Camp stove safety and how to prepare delicious camping meals

  • Canoeing on still and moving water

  • Leadership

Have more questions or need more info? Contact Scott at scott@campgravatt.org!