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Posted on: May 3, 2018

[ARCHIVED] Send your high schooler on a backpacking adventure!

Great Smoky Mountains National Park

This is an inspiring seven-day backpacking adventure to Great Smoky Mountains National Park! June 27 - July 3

This camp is for youth completing grades 9-12 in spring 2018. 

Experience three nights back-country camping in what is considered the most diverse habitat in North America. Surround yourself with ancient mountains, waterfalls, and lush forest. Conclude your journey with a white water rafting trip down the Nantahala River. Challenge your mind, body, and spirit and make it a summer to remember! How do you earn a spot? Complete an application and letter of support, and deliver it to McFarland Park or email it to by 4:00 p.m. on May 11. If selected, you will begin your journey with a training day on June 12 at McFarland Park. 

$350 fee with application required by 4pm on Friday, May 11. Scholarships available at: 

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