Posts Tagged: wild skills

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 »

Wild Skills Junior Ski Patrol: Sun Valley

On March 31st, 27 young girls between the ages of 8 and 15 gathered at River Run Lodge dressed in ski boots and unicorn onesies, ready to spend the day learning what it’s like to be a Ski Patroller at Sun Valley. 9 female ski patrollers met the girls with a contagious energy and an… Read more »

Partner Profile: Ortovox

At SheJumps, we are committed to promoting safety in the backcountry. From our collaborations like the Snowpack Ale, to bringing women’s only AIARE classes all across the west to our Alpine Finishing School. This winter we’ve added a new element, teaching young girls early on the skills they need through our Wild Skills Junior Ski… Read more »

Wild Skills Junior Ski Patrol: Crystal Mountain

On March 31, 2018, SheJumps Wild Skills hosted Junior Ski Patrol at Crystal Mountain a day camp where girls learned mountain safety and first aid while working with the strong women of the ski patrol community and SheJumps volunteers. Throughout the day, participants were taught a range of outdoor skills that are utilized by ski… Read more »

Wild Skills Jr. Ski Patrol: Park City Edition

Here’s a write up by our fantastic Utah Ambassador, Courtney Kizer, about our Jr. Ski Patrol event on February 25th! We have more Jr. Ski Patrol events happening this winter in Big Sky (April 14), Sun Valley (March 31), and Crystal Mountain (March 31). If you haven’t seen it yet, also check out this sweet… Read more »

Leading the charge: Managing 70 volunteers in 5 time zones

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

  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 »