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Spring Updates: New Leadership, Donated Funds, & Successful Transition

Dear Friends of Girls Outside with Ijams, You may have noticed we’ve been on a bit of a hiatus.  It’s true, we needed some time to work out the details of our transition to Girls Outside with Ijams, and to … Continue reading

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Announcing our New Partnership! Girls Outside with Ijams

Dear Friends of Girls Outside, We, the leadership team of Girls Outside, would like to thank you so much for your past interest and loyal participation in our program that encourages girls to explore the outdoors through hiking to promote … Continue reading

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Springtime Transitions

  It’s been a lovely spring in East Tennessee (despite the allergies), and we hope you’ve been out enjoying it.  Like spring truly is, this has been a time of transition for Girls Outside.  The bad news is, due to … Continue reading

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Girls had a blast hiking at UT Arboretum!

Nine adventurous and spirited hikers and their adult guides enjoyed a great day of hiking and exploring nature at the UT Arboretum on Feb. 27th. The weather was perfect with clear skies, the sun shining down, and temps in the … Continue reading

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Looking for Spring on March 20 at Forks of the River!

Hello, spring! Come out, come out, wherever you are! Let’s celebrate the official first day of spring on March 20 by looking for signs that this exciting season has arrived at Forks of the River WMA. This hike is for girls in grades 2-4. … Continue reading

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First hike of the year on Feb. 27th for girls in grades 2-4!

Registration for this hike has closed, but please look out for infomation coming soon for our future hikes on March 20th and April 17th.  Due to the excessively wet weather we have had, please note the location change of this … Continue reading

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Announcing Spring 2016 Hikes

  Although it seems that we have a bit more cold weather and shorter days to get through until spring finally arrives, Girls Outside is already busily planning our hikes for this spring and very excited to announce the dates … Continue reading

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Salamanders and Kestrels and Raccoons, oh my!

Girls Outside saw all these creatures, or their evidence, and more last Sunday November 15 during our 1st – 3rd grade hike at Ijams Nature Center. After going over our Leave No Trace principles, 11 hikers and four guides were fortunate … Continue reading

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Daisies and Brownies ready to Hit the Trail!

On Saturday, Nov. 7th, Girls Outside guides Lisa and Miriam visited with Farragut Daisies and Brownie troops at Campbell Station Park to help them learn how to be safe and prepared hikers who respect nature, all while having a great … Continue reading

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End of Season Hike: November 15, Grades 1 – 3

This hike now has a wait list.  To add your name to the wait list click here. The location of this hike has been changed from the original post.  Please read the updates below. This year, our youngest hikers have … Continue reading

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