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Explore with WILD Excursions Free Campout For Middle and High Schoolers

An overnight camp adventure awaits as part of WILD Excursions, a FREE summer field trip program for rising 7th-12th graders.

On August 18-19, participants will get to explore Southern Appalachian Highlands Conservancy. Participants will explore the sights and help with work to protect the area's many endangered plant species. This is an outdoor education experience for middle and high school students.


Date: August 18 at 8:45 a.m. - August 19 at noon
Camp Info: Experience traditional summer camp with a mix of nature learning with an overnight camp at SAHC. Campers will explore the sights and help with work to protect endangered species in the area. 
What to bring: Water bottle, towel, sunscreen and bug spray (if you do not want to use what we provide), change of clothes and pajamas, bathing suit, toiletries, closed-toed shoes, and a backpack.
We will provide all meals and can provide loaner sleeping bag and sleeping pads unless you want to bring your own.
Drop-off and pick-up: Buncombe County Agricultural and Land Resources Office, 49 Mount Carmel Road Asheville, NC 28806.

Sign up now through August 11 at this link.

For more information, contact Buncombe County Soil & Water Environmental Educators Rose Wall and Jen Knight at

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Updated Aug 11, 2023 09:03 AM
Published Aug 03, 2023 08:00 AM