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November 21, 2022 Karen Lewis

Next Fresh Air Friday on November 25th!

A Winter Expedition to Vagt Lake!

Opt Outside with KMTA this year! Fresh Air Fridays are in-service day youth programs from the Kenai Mountains – Turnagain Arm National Heritage Area.

Who: Kids ages 8-12.

What: Join us on a winter expedition to Vagt Lake! Snowshoe with friends and explore this winter wonderland while learning valuable winter recreation & survival skills. No experience in snowshoeing is required, and snowshoes will be provided for any participants who do not have their own.

Where: Pick up & Drop Off @ Vagt Lake Trailhead

When: Friday, November 11th 10am – 3:30pm

Cost: $30 per participant Program fees for Opt Outside Day have been waived. If you’re able, please consider making a donation to the FAF program to help us provide these opportunities for more kids throughout the Heritage Area.

Max Participants: 15

About KMTA Education Staff: Sarah Schuh, aka Snowshoe, is our Education Program Manager and has 10 years of experience working with students of all ages in variety of education settings- experiential outdoor education and science programs, school classrooms, and on the slopes as a ski instructor!

Things to bring:

  • All snow gear- boots, snowpants, layers, jackets, hat, gloves, buff/balaclava
  • Small backpack
  • Lunch + snacks if needed
  • Camping mug for cocoa
  • Snowshoes
  • Water bottle
  • As always, an appetite for adventure

We will provide:

  • Afternoon snack + hot cocoa
  • Snowshoes (if needed)
  • Activities to keep kids warm, moving, and learning skills!