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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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Younger girls usher in the fall with an exciting hike at the UT Arboretum!

10 venturesome 1-3rd grade girls and their adult guides kicked off the fall season with an awesome hike at the UT Arboretum where they saw some “really cool stuff” as stated by one of the girls in the group. The … Continue reading

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Older Girls Celebrate Fall with Arboretum Hike!

To celebrate the beginning of the Fall season, six excited 3rd – 5th grade girls set out with their trail guides to experience the amazing sights and smells of September at the UT Arboretum in Oak Ridge. Although a cloudy … Continue reading

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First Hike of the Season for Both Grades 1-3 and Grades 4-6 on Sept. 20th!

Usher in the Fall season with Girls Outside by getting out in nature! Join us for our first hike of the 2015 fall season on Sunday, September 20th at 2 PM. For the first time, we are opening up this hike to … Continue reading

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Trip report: Fort Dickerson for National Trails Day

Four adventurous and hearty 1st through 3rd grade girls and their enthusiastic adult guides braved the sweltering late spring heat on a Sunday afternoon to celebrate National Trails Day by hiking the trails and exploring nature at Fort Dickerson Park and Quarry. … Continue reading

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