Pack'N'Boots: Wake-Up with the Wild Ponies

Sat Oct 05, 10:00 AM - Sun Oct 06, 1:00 PM
Grayson Highlands State Park Map
Ambassador, Cadette, Senior

Join us for a one night experience backpacking on the Appalachian Trail. Participants will hike through Grayson Highlands State Park, home of the famous wild ponies. We'll camp near Mt. Rogers (the highest point in Virginia)! This is a wonderful, easy introduction to backpacking for those who have never tried it before. Backpacks, tents, stoves and other equipment are provided; making this an inexpensive way to discover the joys of backpacking (and ponies)!

A mandatory pre-planning session will be held on Saturday, September 21, at 4 PM in Lexington or another central location to the participants; must be able to attend. 

Participants may attend as individuals.

Date/Time: Friday, October 5, 10 AM - Sunday, October 6, 1 PM
Grayson Highlands State Park, Mouth of Wilson
$25 (most gear and food provided)
Badge/Patch Included: no; Adventurers patch available for $2, Adventurers bandanna $5, Adventurers t-shirts $12 (please indicate size on registration)
Registration Opens:
 August 13, 2019
Registration Closes: September 15, 2019
To Register: email Adventurers Registration (#2277) to and then pay with Venmo or a credit card by contacting Laura Burchett at
Questions: Ellen Mitchell,

Adventurers is an action-oriented group of older Girl Scouts who are seeking exciting activities to challenge their capabilities, broaden their horizons, and increase their self-confidence. It is for girls age 11-17 and in grades 6-12. Members often participate in rock climbing, caving, kayaking, backpacking, travel, hiking and other similar high-adventure activities. Check-out the latest Adventurers news via our Facebook private group and Instagram page.