Posts Tagged: summer

Partner Profile: Carve Designs

Did you get on the water this summer? SheJumps was thrilled to bring more water based activities to our communities thanks to our generous partner Carve Designs. Thanks to Carve, this summer SheJumps launched the Surf and SUP Series, where close to 200 women tried water sports. This included surfing in Virginia, sailing and SUP in Vermont,… Read more »

Wild Skills Mountain Camp: Rainier

Written by Wild Skills Director, Christy Pelland We hosted our first overnight Wild Skills Mountain Camp July 29-August 2 at Mt Rainier National Park thanks in part to our partners Clif, Y.E.T.I., Bight Gear and RMI Expeditions. This unique camp experience ranged from learning camping best practices to mountaineering skills needed to climb big peaks… Read more »

RECAP: SheJumps Whitewater Rafting in Richmond, VA

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Article by Alicia  Monahan, Southeast Region Ambassador We were stoke to hold a Whitewater Rafting event in Richmond, VA, especially since there was so much interest in doing a whitewater rafting trip via the Facebook group. There was stoke, as well as hesitation, as some wanted to raft, but did not want a crazy and intense adventure. This… Read more »

2018 Wild Skills Basics: Boise

Boise summers are filled with camping, rivers, lakes, hiking, biking, and all sorts adventures. We want our community of young females to possess the skills they need to safely explore the outdoors with their families. On June 2nd twenty-nine girls flocked to the Jim Hall Foothills Learning Center for the third annual Boise Wild Skills…. Read more »

SheJumps Wild Skills Adventure: McCall

It’s always a treat to wake up to a chilly summer morning in Idaho and that’s exactly what we did on Sunday, July 22nd at Brundage Mountain Resort. Our Wild Skills adventure morning warmed up quickly with an enthusiastic group of girls and their families flocked to the mountains for a fun day of hiking… Read more »

Wild Skills Junior Wildland Firefighter: Hood River RECAP

Kickstarted by an idea to spin off our successful Junior Ski Patrol program, SheJumps Wild Skills along with the help of dedicated volunteer Meaghan Gaffney, USDA and Oregon Wildland Firefighters created Junior Wildland Firefighter; a day camp that introduces girls to the facets of wildland firefighting while interacting with the strong women of the firefighting… Read more »

Summer Raffles 2018

Announcing Our Summer Raffle Partners This June, SheJumps is kicking off another season filled with fun and educational outdoor programs. Everyone who’s been to a SheJumps event, knows our raffles are not to be missed! This summer we are grateful for the continued support of partners we’ve worked with already like Deuter, Hestra, Mountain Khakis,… Read more »

SheJumps Launches In Steamboat with Women’s Fly-fishing Clinic

Written by: Jean-Marie Bousquet It’s no secret that men have always dominated the fly-fishing world. Women for a long time have been the minority in this field. The industry is fortunate to now have female pioneers like Camille Egdorf, Maddie Brenneman, and April Vokey paving a new path. Thanks to these female leaders, we are… Read more »

RECAP: SheJumps Downhill Day at Massanutten Bike Park

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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 »