NORTHEAST KINGDOM WINTER OVERNIGHT - ITINERARY
Thursday - Saturday, March 1-3 2018
NorthWoods Stewardship Center, East Charleston VT
Friday, March 1
Orientation, ice-breakers - Let’s get to know this place and each other
12:00 PM: Lunch!
Head into woods to cook food on a campfire! Brrrritoes
Snow pilin' and camp set-up - Make our cozy base camp
Agreements - How do we want to be together on this trip?
XC skiing NorthWoods trails - BYO skis or borrow a pair from NorthWoods
Dinner prep and dig quinzee
Dinner and clean up - Lasagna, salad in the NorthWoods lodge
S’mores on the campfire - Along with fireside games, songs, and stories
Back to the bunk house - Showers, reading, free time
Quiet time - Option to spend the night in quinzee!
Get some rest
Friday, March 2
Rise and shine! - Breakfast prep in the lodge: eggs and oatmeal
Breakfast in lodge
Yoga or free time - Optional yoga class in the lodge, otherwise folks are around the bunkhouse
Snowshoe: Tracking and tree ID
Possibility of loading into Northwoods van and going to Victory Bog, otherwise we’ll be on NorthWoods’ awesome trails. BYO snowshoes or borrow from NorthWoods.
Back at camp to begin lunch prep - Grilled cheese sandwiches, tomato soup
Lunch at our camp
Crafting: coal burned burl bowls - Make a beautiful wild-crafted bowl as a momento of this trip
Ice skating/ice fishing on NW pond option - BYO ice skates, or continue to work on crafting projects
Games and hot chocolate - Warming up and having fun in the lodge
Hike down to the boat launch - We’ll visit the Clyde River and watch the sunset
Dinner prep and dinner - Pasta and garlic bread and salad
Full moon sit spot - So lucky to have a full moon on this trip!
Moonlight hike or sledding - Epic fun
Back in lodge - Winding down after another adventure filled day
Get some rest
Saturday, March 3
Rise and shine! - Breakfast prep in lodge
Breakfast in lodge - Granola, bagels, fruit
Yoga or free time
One more XC ski!
Leave No Trace check
Closing circle - A chance to share some final thoughts and stories
Pack lunch and head home - Sandwiches to go and goodbyes.
All teens regardless of family income are welcome. Generous financial assistance is available so be sure to ask.
You do not need a PayPal account to pay online. Please call our office if you have any questions about the registration process: 802-454-8500