October 2017 Camp Out

October 2017 Camp Out

The Wolf Trap First Time camp out held October 8-9, 2017 provided a rich outdoor experience for almost 70 Fairfax County 5th & 6th graders. Campers learned how to put up their tents and cooked/cleaned up after their meals. The campers participated in archery, fly casting, bird watching, learned about trees, took a short hike, & climbing wall. The heavy rain on Monday morning cleared out by about 9 AM & did not seem to dampen their enthusiasm.

Super Activities were presented by: Archery for Scouts, Orvis Tysons, Audubon Society of Northern Virginia, Green Spring Master Gardeners, Meadowlark Botanical Gardens, Potomac Appalachian Trail Club, & Friends of Wolf Trap.

This was the seventh camp out sponsored by Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts which are held in the spring & fall outside the performance season. Great Falls based Boy Scout Troop 55 & Venture Crew 364 youth leaders ran the camp out supported by adult leaders.

Click here for photos of the camp out.