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Survival Leadership Backpacking Trip

06/10/2018 @ 8:00 am - 11:30 pm

Survival Leadership is like no other leadership course you have ever taken. Step away from the chaos of life for a weekend, breathe the mountain air, slow your pace, and reflect on life. Challenge yourself physically and experience survival training and leadership development from our certified instructors.

Don’t miss this opportunity to grow both personally and professionally in a unique and exciting way!

As a participant, you will be…

Backpacking the Minister Creek Trail in the heart of the Allegheny National Forest.
Camping along a mountain stream.
Working in teams to overcome obstacles.
Enjoying a scenic river valley overlook.
Receiving training in water purification, shelter building, and fire starting from a wilderness survival instructor.
learning and discussing leadership principles from How to Become A REAL Success with a John Maxwell certified coach. (A four session course on Relationship, Equipping, Attitude and Leadership)
Collaborating with like minded leaders to get answers, work through tough questions and solve problems.

Equipment Required

Available for Rent: ($100 per kit or $15 per item, minus paracord)
* Pack 60-70 liters
* Sleeping bag
* Sleeping pad
* Tent or hammock/tarp
* Cookset (bowl spork pot)
* Stove with fuel
* Paracord
* Water Filter

Your Responsibility:

* Extra clothes (cotton free preferred)
* Water bottle or bladder
* Poncho
* Small first aid kit
* Plastic bag/garbage bag
* Toiletries (toilet paper/wipes, tooth brush, toothpaste)
* Bug spray
* Flashlight/headlamp
* Food
– Food Ideas
*Mountain House: (freeze dried meals available at Walmart or local sporting goods stores)
*Long grain rice
*Tuna packets
*Knorr Rice Sides
*Candy bars
*Trail mix
*Water flavor packets
*Bagels w peanut butter and jelly
*Tortillas or flatbread

We will be hiking and camping at Minister Creek Recreation Area, Sheffield, PA, a 6.5 mile loop trail with various obstacles including inclines and declines, creek crossings and slick terrain. More Information can be found here: https://www.alltrails.com/trail/us/pennsylvania/minister-creek-trail

We will meet and leave from Dick’s Sporting Goods Parking lot at Noon on Friday, June 8, 2018 and returning by 5 PM on Sunday, June 10, 2018.


8:00 am - 11:30 pm


Minister Creek
Route 666
Sheffield, PA 16371 United States
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Let’s Stay in Touch!

Warren County Visitors Bureau                dave@wcvb.net
22045 Route 6
Warren, PA 16365

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