Intro to Backpacking

Saturday, October 21, 2023 7 a.m. to Sunday, October 22 at 5 p.m.
  • Trip Date: 10/21/23-10/22/23
  • Trip Location: Oviedo, FL
  • Trip Cost: $30.00
  • Registration Opens: 10/07/23- 12:00PM
  • Registration Closes: 10/17/23 - 4:00 PM

Register for this trip in the UCF RWC app or through the UCF RWC Membership Portal website. All trips are now first-come, first-served. All trips will open 2 weeks before the first day of the trip. If the trip is full, you can register for the waitlist using the link above. 

Pre-Trip Date and Time: October 17, 6:00 PM

Trip Description: Want to learn how to backpack in a low-pressure environment? This trip is for you! We will be teaching participants how to pack and fit a backpack all while having fun along the way. We will explore a Central Florida favorite – Charles H Bronson State Park – where participants are sure to see lots of local flora and fauna.

What’s Included: All of our adventures include all necessary gear for the activity (including backpacks, camping gear, etc), transportation to/from the activity, and professional guidance by OA Trip Leaders. All staff are certified in First Aid/CPR/AED, and most are certified Wilderness First Responders. Meals will be provided on this trip; all menus will take dietary restrictions/preferences and allergies into account. Occasionally, groups will eat at restaurants while traveling. These meals are not included in your trip cost. Your Trip Leaders will inform you of any meals not included in the trip price. 

What’s Not Included: Participants should wear athletic clothing, appropriate footwear, and bring personal water/snacks. Meals are provided. A full packing list will be provided at the Pre-Trip Meeting.

Trip Leaders: Polina, Julia

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