Hiking 101 Workshop Info

Hello YAYA Hiker Wanna Bees!!

Many of you have been awaiting the next workshop; this workshop is your entry ticket into the fabulous world of hiking with our group. Read on!

Who Can Take Hiking 101

  • Any Girl Scout in 6-12th Grade *Then scouts are qualified to join the YAYA Hikers on day hikes.
  • Day Hiking 101 workshops are open to individual scouts, it doesn’t need to be a whole troop activity.
  • Any adult: all leaders and parents to learn more outdoor skills & tips for their troop and family outings. **This does not give them a spot on the YAYA hikes as those spaces are for the teenage Girl Scouts**.

Day Hiking 101 covers the basic ‘what’s’ of day hiking

  • What to Wear
    • Clothing & Footwear
  • What to Bring
    • The Ten Essentials and other stuff that is helpful
  • What to Eat………..other than chocolate and gummy bears

The next workshop dates are:

UPDATE AS OF 5/30/2018: CLASS IS FULL. Weds. June 27, 2018 at the  Bellevue KIng County Girl Scout Office: 13029 NE 20th St.: Bellevue . TIME: 545 PM to 8 PM. Cost: $5 per attendee. UPDATE AS OF 5/30/2018: CLASS IS FULL

Saturday. Nov. 17, 2018 at GSWW Council’s All Day Conference event ‘Northern Lights’ in Mt Vernon. Time: 9-12. Registration is not yet open; it will be thru> GSWW Northern Lights

IF these dates do not work, please email me as I set up the workshops based upon interest.

Workshops are taught by Girl Scout volunteer, Ellen Govan, of SU 245, Lynnwood.

To GET ON THE WAIT LIST for FUTURE DATES: send EMAIL to: gsyayahikers@gmail.com with this info: Name, Scout grade, town you live in.

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Hiking Schedule: We hike January thru November, 11 months a year. Backpack trips are added from March-October.

We hike from Bellingham to Olympia, to Yakima and the Pacific Beaches. We have also completed four’ 50 Miler Backpack trips’, and plan on another in 2019.

Get Outside and Play!!