Posts Tagged: outdoor education

RECAP: SheJumps Downhill Day at Massanutten Bike Park

SE Dowhill Day

Article by Kelly Drewnowski, Southeast Region Director It was a beautiful summer-like September morning when 10 brave women from the Southeast met at Massanutten Resort in Virginia to embark on a thrilling day of downhill mountain biking. As the ladies were fitted for bikes, helmets, and pads, they received swag bags loaded with sunscreen, lip balm, coffee, wipes,… Read more »

RECAP: DC Adventure Film Festival

Article by Sarah Boisen, Southeast Ambassador SheJumps had a fantastic weekend partnering with the DC Adventure Film Festival in Washington, D.C. where Girafficorns passed along tips and tricks for making the most of time spent on the trail. We covered female-specific Leave No Trace principals, and discussed best practices for reducing one’s impact when adventuring in… Read more »

Jump Camp at Olympic Park

Written by: Jen Fredsall, SheJumps Ambassador It’s that time of year again! No sadly not the beginning of ski season. But we did get to put on skis at the Utah Olympic Park and jump into the pools! But first, we needed to practice on the trampolines where everyone progressed to trying front flips! Then… Read more »

The Bird

Written by: Laraine Martin Nearly a decade ago, I trudged up the saddle of Mt. Massive on an early August morning. I ascended alongside the rest of my trail crew, climbing toward our daily work of rearranging rocks into steps and cairns, confining hiker passage to this well-defined corridor and reducing degradation to the fragile… Read more »

SheJumps Downhill Day at Massanutten Bike Park

SJ Downhill Day Massanutten

Come join us for the first SheJumps Downhill Day at the Massanutten Bike Park. Massanutten’s new Mountain Bike Park features beginner-friendly terrain, perfect for an introduction to downhill mountain biking, while also offering an exciting experience for veteran riders. This will be an awesome way to try out downhilling, obtain valuable instruction, and hit the trails… Read more »

Wild Skills Adventure at Stone Gardens Bellevue – June/August – Recap

Wednesday June 28th and August 9th, a sellout group of twelve  girafficorns, ages 5-12 descended upon Stonegardens in Bellevue, Washington for a morning of fun, climbing, and friends. After a quick safety and discussion of “the rules” it was time to climb.  With expert instruction by the Stonegardens staff, the girls all practiced their climbing… Read more »