Posts Tagged: wild skills

Leading the charge: Managing 70 volunteers in 5 time zones

Deciding to take the path less traveled meant some non-traditional office concepts.

In the beginning years of SheJumps, my narrative as the leader was foggy. The idea of SheJumps was still amoebic, taking shape over a series of emails from excited women and a collaboration of inspiration from my two co-founders, Lynsey (Dyer) and Vanessa (Pierce) who created a blog and the name SheJumps prior to me… Read more »

JH Wild Skills 2017 Recap

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  Written by Lauren Hugo: Regional Coordinator for WY and Teton Valley The Ladies of the Tetons made history on September 23 for our first ever Wild Skills camp for girls in Jackson.  Mother Nature sent winter our way early this year and even a week of snow, sleet, slush, and wind couldn’t stop the… Read more »

Wild Skills Bellingham – 2017 Recap

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Mountain bikes, ramps, and  jumps  – OH MY! Over 45 girls and 25 volunteers took over Lake Padden Park in Bellingham, WA on August 26th to embark on a day full of shelter building, navigation, first aid, 10 Essentials, and mountain biking. Volunteers were welcomed with hot coffee and a variety of scones thanks to… Read more »

Wild Skills Adventure: RMI Mountaineering Day School – Recap

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On August 17th, SheJumps Wild Skills and RMI combined forces for a unique mountaineering school for girls ages 10-14. Throughout the day-long course, the team used Mt. Rainier’s lower slopes to learn and practice various techniques and skills necessary for climbing in glaciated terrain. RMI’s experienced guides, Gloria and Julie Anne, facilitated the instruction of… Read more »

Wild Skills Adventure: Crystal Mountain – Recap

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Written by Christy Pelland On Thursday, August 10th, girls ages 6-18 and their families joined us for a Wild Skills Adventure at Crystal Mountain. SheJumps’ Wild Skills Adventures are open community events where parents/chaperones participate with the girls. Throughout the adventure, participants are introduced to a range of technical and survival skills girls need to… Read more »

Wild Skills Berkshire East Recap

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Forty girls ages six to twelve arrived to Berkshire East on the perfect summer day for the first Northeast Wild Skills event. Berkshire East has been an amazing partner for many SheJumps events and their amazing donation of space made this event possible. As the girls arrived they split into three teams based on age…. Read more »

2017 Boise Wild Skills – Recap

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Written by Kim Holloway and Stacey Hopstad Seventy two girls flocked to the Jim Hall Foothills Learning Center on a hot August day for the second annual Boise Wild Skills. We were excited to welcome back some of our favorite community partners; Outdoor Exchange, Air St. Luke’s, Idaho Mountain Search and Rescue, and Albertsons. New… Read more »

SheJumps Wild Skills at Berkshire East- August 20th

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SheJumps’ Wild Skills youth events teach young girls the survival and technical skills they need for outdoor adventuring. These skills can be applied in any season or region and include first aid, navigation and shelter building. Our events encourage girls to learn new skills, take on challenges and think creatively which develops perseverance and fosters confidence…. Read more »

2017 Rainier Climb

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Whether you’re a climbing fanatic, knocking one adventure off the bucket list or want to help inspire a new generation of outdoor women, the Mt. Rainier Climb will give you an experience unlike any other. You’ll receive fundraising support, gear lists, physical training schedule, conditioning recommendations and a community of women rooting for your success…. Read more »