We have opened applications for Trailblazers Exec positions for the Spring 2016 semester and you are invited to apply!
If you want to:
– Lead exciting volunteer trips to state and federal parks
– Meet others who are passionate about preserving natural spaces and enjoying nature, or
– Be involved in the behind the scenes world of Trailblazers.
Then apply using the link below by midnight on Tuesday, November 24th!
If you have any questions, feel free to email me at email@example.com
This trip has filled up and is no longer accepting sign-ups.
Join the trailblazers for a day of service and fun at Sweetwater Creek State Park on Saturday, November 7th. We’ll start the day with a morning of trail maintenance, then split into groups for a geocaching scavenger hunt! Geocaching consists of searching for hidden objects using given GPS coordinates. Each scavenger hunt team will race to find the most! The winner will win a special prize (and bragging rights!)
The price for the trip is $5 which includes gas, snacks and scavenger hunt supplies! We’ll be leaving campus at 8:15am and returning by 5pm. Please bring your own lunch!
To sign up, please complete the form and make your $5 payment through link below
Join the Trailblazers for hiking and service at Red Top Mountain on Saturday October 31st. We will be helping the park with trial maintenance, installing steps, re-directing water-flow, and disassembling scenes from Haunted Halloween Hayrides. We will be dressing up for this trip! Be sure to still wear close-toed shoes but be creative with the rest of your costume. After the service, we will be hiking and enjoying the great views and fall foliage at the park. Please bring your own lunch. Snacks will be provided. The price for this trip will be $7 including gas and snacks. If you have any questions, feel free to email Leo Xu at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please submit payment using the link below AND fill out the form. We look forward to seeing you there!
We’re sorry if you didn’t get a spot on one of our Fall Break trips. However, we have a few remaining local projects this semester and many more trips in the Spring!
We are currently at capacity with our trips due to the number of drivers we have. However, we’d love to take more participants. If you are interested in joining one of our trips and are willing to help us carpool, then please email email@example.com. You will be fully reimbursed for gas money.
There are still open spots on each trip, but sign-ups will be closing at 5PM on Friday, October 2nd.
Sign-up forms and more information are under the Alternate Breaks tab.
The signups for our three Fall Break trips are now open! The trip destinations are:
South Cumberland State Park in Tennessee
Great Smoky Mountains National Park in Tennessee
Cumberland Island National Seashore in Georgia
See the three posts below or on our ‘Alternative Breaks’ page for more information, signups, and payment! We hope you’ll choose to have a great Fall Break experience with Trailblazers this semester!
Join the Trailblazers this Fall Break for a trip to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park October 10-13. We will be doing two days of backpacking, one day of whitewater rafting on the Nantahala River, and will work with park rangers to restore a trail on our final day. This will be a great opportunity to explore the beautiful Smoky Mountains and give back through service. The backpacking and whitewater rafting will be suitable for all experience levels. The price for this trip will be $100 plus a $25 membership fee. This price includes everything for the trip: membership fee, food, transportation, recreation, shelter, and a trip T-shirt! Please pay at the link below and complete the form below. If you have any questions, feel free to email Matthew Kaune at firstname.lastname@example.org
Join the Trailblazers for a fantastic Fall Break trip to beautiful Cumberland Island National Seashore! Cumberland Island is one of Georgia’s twelve Barrier Islands along the southeastern coast of the Atlantic. The eighteen mile long island has many historical sites and a designated wilderness areas that are sure to excite everyone from the avid adventurer to the casual historian. Recreation for this trip includes hiking and exploring the many trails on the island, a night hike through the forest to the beach, watching the sunset form the western side of the island, and exploring the wilderness and wildlife of the island, including feral horses and alligators, among others! The service project for this trip entails trail maintenance and clearing, as well as setting GPS points for future trail mapping for the park, both of which will be completed during two work days (Sunday and Monday). Apply today to guarantee a fantastic Fall Break filled with outdoor adventure, new friends, meaningful service, and Trailblazers glory!
There are two options for pricing for this trip, depending on which form of Trailblazers membership you would like to purchase:
$105 – Price of Trip ($80) + Membership for one semester ($25)
$125 – Price of Trip ($80) + Membership for one year ($45)
The advantage of the year long membership is a savings of $5 over the whole year. ($40 for the whole year or $25 for one semester)
This price includes everything for the trip: membership fee, food, transportation, recreation, shelter, and a T-shirt!
Feel free to visit the National Park System website: http://www.nps.gov/cuis/index.htm
If you have any questions, feel free to email Sam at email@example.com