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June 17, 2013

This Weekend, “Learn S’more About Camping” for Free At Emerald Lake State Park

This weekend, join the outdoor experts from Eastern Mountain Sports (EMS)& Vermont State Parks for a free “Learn S’more About Camping” workshop at Emerald Lake State Park on Saturday, June 22, from 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM.

Workshop topics include: ‘What to Pack for your Camping Trip,’ ‘Gear 101: From Simple to Swanky,’ ‘How to set up Your Campsite,’ ‘How to Build a Campfire,’ ‘How to Cook on a Campfire,’ ’How to Cook on a Camp Stove’ and ‘Fun Activities for Families.’

These workshops are fun, interactive and hands-on, giving you a chance to learn and try out new skills with experienced staff. All workshop materials are provided.

You can also enter to win a prize package that includes a camping package from Eastern Mountain Sports and a free weekend of camping in the Vermont State Park of your choice.

Park entry is free for the workshop, so bring the whole family and make a day of it! No pre-registration is required and workshops take place rain or shine.

Upcoming Workshops include:

June 29: Lake St. Catherine State Park

July 13: Ascutney Resort Vermont Mountain Bike Festival

July 27: Mt. Philo State Park

August 3: Quechee State Park

You can also visit Vermont State Parks’ website at www.vtstateparks.com/howto for more how-to videos, checklists, sample itineraries, sample menus and recipes and other resources to help get you outside this summer.

Contact: Craig Whipple, 802-343-5318, craig.whipple@state.vt.us; Rochelle Skinner, 802-522-0841, Rochelle.skinner@state.vt.us

Source: Department of Forests, Parks and Recreation
Last Updated at: June 17, 2013 16:15:38
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