Tuesday, August 9, 2011

The High Adventure Girl Scouts went backpacking this weekend in Tahoe National Forest! On the trip we learned map and compass skills by navigating our way through the forest. We honed our outdoor cooking skills by cooking on a small backpacking stove. We practiced Leave No Trace by camping on hard rock surfaces and making a game of walking on rocks instead of delicate vegetation.

We chose not to have a campfire where one would have been a strain on natural resources. The snowy hike to the campsite was a surprise in late July, but a pleasant and beautiful experience. We had a great time and came to a deeper appreciation for nature and our environment. Join us next time!

You can contact the HiAd girls and their advisers at highadventuregirlscouts@yahoo.com.