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  1. FLOAT V - Backpacking Trip to Great Smoky Mountains National Park (for those completing grades 9-12 in spring 2018)

    June 27, 2018, 6:00 AM - July 3, 2018, 4:00 PM @ Great Smoky Mountains National Park

    This camp is for youth completing grades 9-12 in spring 2018. This is an inspiring seven-day backpacking adventure! Experience three nights back-country camping in what is considered the most diverse habitat in North America. Surround yourself with ancient mountains, waterfalls, and lush forest. Conclude your journey with a white water rafting trip down the Nantahala River. Challenge your mind, body, and spirit and make it a summer to remember! How do you earn a spot? Go to www.storycountyconservation.org, complete an application and letter of support, and deliver it to McFarland Park or email it to hhucka@storycountyiowa.gov by 4:00 p.m. on May 18. If selected, you will begin your journey with a training day on June 12 at McFarland Park. Scholarships available at: http://www.iowanaturalists.org/wilderness_trips.htm

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