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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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Celebrate National Trails Day with a hike to the Fort Dickerson Quarry!

In partnership with the Girl Scout Council of the Southern Appalachians, Girls Outside is celebrating National Trails Day (a day late) with our first ever summer hike! The hike will be for girls in grades 1-3 on Sunday, June 7 … Continue reading

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Daisies Ready to Hit the Trail!

Last week Girls Outside guide Lisa visited with Rocky Hill Elementary School Daisies to talk about hiking and helped them earn their “make the world a better place” petal! This troop of 1st grader girls met outside on the lawn … Continue reading

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Celebrate Earth Day with Girls Outside! Hike for grades 4-6 on Sunday, April 26th

Celebrate Earth Day with Girls Outside by getting out in nature! Join us for our final hike of the spring season on Sunday, April 26th from 2-5 PM. Please mark your calendars! This hike will be for girls in grades 4-6 … Continue reading

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We finally did it! Sunshine and Girls Outside at the UT Arboretum.

  Well, you know what they say, “Third times the charm.”  After two previous attempts were rained out for hiking at the UT Arboretum, 9 intrepid young ladies and four adult women hike guides participated in last Sunday’s Girls Outside … Continue reading

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Daisies Find Birds at Carl Cowan Park

Last week Girls Outside took their “Introduce a Girl to Bird Watching” program to Blue Grass Elementary’s Daisy Girl Scout Troop. The group met at Carl Cowan Park in West Knoxville, on the Tennessee River, to learn about Leave No … Continue reading

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Sept. 20 – Up, Above and Around Meads Quarry for 7th & 8th Graders!

Hot on the heals of the first hike of the season, it’s time to sign up your 7th or 8th grade girl for our first ever hike for this age group.  This time we’ll head up, above and around Ijams Meads … Continue reading

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