Retreat: Appalachian Adventure Women’s Outdoor Weekend

Appalachian Adventure Women’s Outdoor Weekend
Friday, August 31-Monday, September 3, 2007

Burr Oak State Park (http://www.dnr.state.oh.us/parks/parks/burroak.htm)
Glouster, Ohio

Touch the Earth Adventures (http://www.hockinghills.com/earthtouch/) invites you to a weekend-long retreat celebrating the spirit of the region’s Appalachian roots.

Combining nature-based adventure with traditional craftsmanship, music, and plenty of laughter, participants create their own adventure from a menu of educational workshops taught by professional instructors.

From Friday evening to Monday morning learn the basics of backpacking, nature photography, kayaking, and birding, or study the skills of building a log cabin, outdoor cooking, Native American ways, and crafting your own handmade paper.

Saturday night features an unforgettable merging of acoustic guitar, claw hammer banjo and hammered dulcimer from celebrated musicians Steve and Ruth Smith (http://www.steveandruth.com/), whose style of Celtic and Appalachian music has been featured on XM Radio and NPR.

Don’t miss this incredible weekend of relaxation, learning, friendship, and nature. Ages 18 & up. Opening reception Friday evening. $350.00, includes instruction and 3 nights in a shared cabin; rooms in the Lodge available for an extra fee.

Contact: Mimi Morrison 740-591-9094 or 740-592-3496

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