Backpacking burns thousands of calories, so you will need to eat lots of nourishing food. The trick to eating excellent outdoor meals is: pack enough yummy calories for adequate energy yet pack as light as you can!
What are some of the funnest things you’ve ever done on a backpacking trip?
Sometimes I just plain run of out new ideas for fun stuff to do with groups out in the wilderness. Will you please take a couple of minutes and share funnest stuff you’ve done on a backpacking trip?
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Sometimes while you are hiking along or paddling for a destination, the journey can get a little monotonous. Sharing pithy quotes with the person near you or with the whole group can be a great way to help people get their mind off of the pain or monotony of the journey and onto things of substance. Here are a few quotes to get you started. If you have any great quotes you like to use on your outdoor adventure trips, please comment below and share them with others to enjoy!
When you are leading others in the outdoors, you have a lot of time to work with to grow deeper in relationships. Outdoor ministry curriculum covers a wide range of topics. Here are a few specific ideas of how to use your time well to build community on your trip
Regardless of one’s views of conservation of natural resources, if one takes a bird’s eye view of God’s creation, it seems quite curious why God would create so much terrain that is virtually uninhabitable. Maybe it is because we need those places?
Winter provides some of the richest opportunities for outdoor ministry, recreation, and solitude….