It's not too late to register for the exciting 50+ Older and Boulder Trail Work Adventure Camp based at the Highland Center at Crawford Notch, July 25-30.
This week-long program offers you a chance to give back to the hiking trails that you love and enjoy here in the White Mountains. If you’re new to the area, what better way to become familiar with our trails by spending some time maintaining them! During the week with you’ll have a chance to get out and get dirty by participating in a trail maintenance project on one of our local Crawford Notch Trails.These trails get heavy use and need constant maintenance. You’ll learn the basics of trail maintenance, safety, and equipment, and have a chance to work with other like-minded stewards in improving a local trail.
There will be opportunities for structured activities other than trail work throughout the week, as well as free time to relax or explore the notch on your own. When you come back from a day on the trail, you’ll have the luxury of one of our comfortable rooms, a post-work social hour, followed by a full four course meal.Throughout the week there will be featured evening programs.
Package includes: all meals Dinner Sunday – Lunch Friday, Daily Social and Lodging, transportation, instruction, guides, off-site activities, L.L. Bean Gear use, one 25 minute massage, and complimentary CD of photos.
Trail Work Projects: First you’ll learn the basics of tool safety and of basic trail maintenance. Then you’ll have a chance to spend the week working on a project on one of the trails in Crawford Notch.
Guest Instructor-Ruth Innes: Ruth’s “Stretch and Move” programs are sure to get
Guest Speaker Ben English, Jr. “Tales & Lies: Life on the AMC Trail Crew in the 1950’s.”
Massage Sessions: Sign up for your complementary, 25 minute massage with licensed massage therapist Pam Alberts. Sessions available Wednesday afternoon. BE SURE TO SIGN UP FOR YOUR SESSION AT THE BEGINNING OF THE WEEK.
Daily Social Hour: Wind down from a day of hard work during this social hour. Hors d’oeuvres and beverages will be served.