Our 2017-2018 Schedule
October 13, 2017 – 7:00pm
Program: Summer in the Life of a Ranger
Presenter: David Sills
Description: A story about the summer of 2016 at Philmont Scout Ranch, the premier high adventure base of the Boy Scout of America, told by Philmont Ranger, David Sills. Philmont is a 242-square mile tract of land in the Sangre de Cristo Mountains in Northern New Mexico given to the Boy Scouts of America in 1938 by Waite Phillips, of the “Phillips 66” family. It is a place where over 1 million scouts since 1938 from every state in the U.S. have come to embark on 12-day backpacking treks of up to 100 miles.
November 10, 2017 – 7:00pm
Program: Grand Canyon Rim-to-Rim Hike
Presenter: Connie Jackson
Description: The Jacksons will be sharing their Grand Canyon Rim-to-Rim hiking experience.One of the seven wonders of the world, the Grand Canyon is a beautiful, yet challenging place, that can give a hiking experience of a lifetime.
December 8, 2017 – 7:00pm
Program: Rafting on the San Juan and Greene Rivers
Presenter: Steven Demmy
Description: This presentation describes two rafting trips through the Colorado Plateau. The first was a three day private trip on the San Juan River between Bluff and Mexican Hat. The second was a commercial trip through Ladore Canyon and Dinosaur National Park. Both passed through beautiful canyons, white water, and massive rock formations.
January 12, 2018 – 7:00pm
Program: Bolivia – Biking the Most Dangerous Road in the World
Presenter: AllEn Johnson
Description: A slide show showing the danger and beauty of biking the most dangerous road in the world.
February 9, 2018 – 7:00pm
Program: Rambling through England
Presenter: Runkle Family Member
Description: The trip is ramble through England, coast to coast in 21 days. They will be doing 10 with his wife in friends from St. Bees to Kirkby Stephen.
MaRCH 9, 2018 – 7:00pm
Program: Thru-Hiking the Buckeye Trail: Things That Will Change the Way You See Ohio
Presenter: aNDY “cAptain Blue” Niekamp
Description: On an 88-day thru-hike of Ohio’s Buckeye Trail, Andy “Captain Blue” Niekamp made the most amazing long-distance journey of his life. As he walked his home state through wilderness, farmland, small towns, big cities, rural and urban areas, he discovered Ohio in a way that can be only experienced on foot. Captain Blue‘s stories about the people and places, past and present will change the way you see Ohio. His beautiful photos and experiences will surely inspire you to hike the Buckeye Trail.
Captain Blue on the Blue Blazes
The First Solo Thru-Hike of Ohio’s 1,444 Mile Buckeye Trail
Available this evening at the program
We still need a presenter for April 13, 2018. Please consider volunteering to give a program!