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:

Saturday. Nov. 17, 2018 at GSWW Council’s All Day Conference event ‘Northern Lights’ in Mt Vernon. Time: 9-12. Registration is now open: GSWW Northern Lights

To GET ON THE LIST for FUTURE WORKSHOP DATES: send EMAIL to: gsyayahikers@gmail.com WITH THIS INFO:   ” YES, invite me to next workshop: Name, Scout grade, town you live in.””

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


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!!