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Beautiful Day for a Hike at Ijams

Finally! A taste of spring in East Tennessee. 1st-3rd girls enjoyed our first Girls Outside hike of the spring on Saturday, March 7, in the woods and along the river at Ijams Nature Center. We began the hike with a … Continue reading

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Welcome Spring! Hike for Grades 1-3 on March 7

*This hike is now full. Join us to celebrate the return of spring on Saturday, March 7, on a hike for girls in grades 1-3. We’re thinking positively that it will be here by then! The hike will take place … Continue reading

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Trip Report: Two Paths Diverged in a Yellow Wood

Although we were sorry we could not travel both, young hikers did find another gorgeous autumnal path on Sunday after learning Ijams Nature Center was closed. Nine intrepid hikers and their five adult guides took a stroll to the Key … Continue reading

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1st-3rd Grade Girls To Hike Ijams

*Update 9-23-14: This hike is now full and registration has closed. Autumnal colors will be in full swing for the Oct. 5 hike for girls in grades 1-3, which takes place from 2-4 p.m. on the trails at Ijams Nature … Continue reading

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Announcing Girls Outside Fall Hikes!

Mark your calendars: We have four new hikes to announce starting in September. Also new this fall: a hike for middle school girls!┬áSeveral of our 6th grade hikers have expressed interest in continuing to hike with us. We don’t want … Continue reading

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Volunteers Needed!

Come to our Recruitment Fair from 2-4 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 2, at IJAMS to find out more about Girls Outside and how you can help get girls outside. Girls Outside is committed to helping young girls get outside — to … Continue reading

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Finding Magic at the Key Hole

Hiking at Ross Marble Quarry Area is akin to walking through a fairytale. When you arrive at the Key Hole, you are sure to believe the place holds magical secrets of a time long ago. Twelve young hikers discovered the … Continue reading

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