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Active • Outdoor • Life
     
     

 

 

 

 

The RVCA is pleased to present its new Active • Outdoor • Living Series — a number of special programs featuring great opportunities to get active, outside and take full advantage of what Mother Nature has to offer. And best of all, the RVCA has just the spot for you to get active — your local conservation area!

Check out our 2014 Winter Active • Outdoor • Living Series:

Did you know one trip to a conservation area is equal to a visit to:

  • an oxygen bar
  • massage therapist
  • detox program
  • personal trainer
  • stress management counselor
  • aromatherapist
  • and a naturopath....

All with the added benefit of healthy doses of vitamin D, minerals and without any side effects, high costs, overdoses, waiting times or adverse reactions.

Join the latest fitness trend....one that’s actually good for you! Visit your local conservation area today (click here).

Click here to learn more about the benefits of outdoor exercise.

     
     

Winter Adventurers
Day Camps

 

Fill up those PA days with winter fun!

Full-day programs are available throughout the winter at Baxter and Foley Mountain. Programs are geared for kids aged six to 12 and are hosted by our knowledgeable RVCA interpreters.

Learn how to snowshoe, put up a shelter, build campfires and cook outdoors! The fun will run from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

The cost is $40/child and $35 for additional children in the same family. Each session can accommodate up to 20 children. Pre-Registration is required.

• Baxter January 17, 2014 — 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
• Foley Mountain January 31, 2014 — 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

 

     
     
Blaze Baxter

 

Looking for a fun way to get out and get active

Join us for FOUR active, outdoor program sessions at Baxter.

Along with snowshoeing, various wintery topics will be explored including: how to dress and prepare for outdoor winter activities, winter safety, orienteering, and basic GPS skills.

The cost is $60/person.

February 12, 2014 through March 5, 2014 — Baxter every Wednesday from 10 to 11:30 a.m