Category Archives: Young Hikers

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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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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Brownies Find Flowers, Fungi, Swallows and Skinks

Last weekend six adventuring Brownie Girl Scouts, their troop leaders, and two Girls Outside guides hiked Ijams’ Meads Quarry and Ross Marble areas. The young hikers had eagle eyes and spotted so many neat things — almost immediately they sighted … Continue reading

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1st – 3rd Grade Girls to Branch Out on November 1

This hike is now full, but if you’d like to be included on our waiting list, send us an email at knoxgirlsoutside@gmail.com Girls Outside’s youngest explorers have the opportunity to inaugurate the UT Arboretum as the next Girls Outside hike … 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 Spring 2014 G.O. Hikes!

Now announcing two G.O. hikes to get your favorite girl outside this spring! Both hikes coming up are for elementary-aged girls, one for girls in grades 1-3 and one for girls in grades 4-6! Both are offered in collaboration with Girl Scouts … Continue reading

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