A Very Campy Evening: Celebrating the LGBTQ Outdoor Community

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Backcountry NYC

119 Spring Street

New York, NY 10012

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Campfire Storytelling with Pattie Gonia and Friends

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NYC MOTHER NATCH LOVERS UNITE!

Pattie Gonia is coming to Backcountry NYC for a Smor'gasbord of fun!

Join us for an entire evening of fun panel discussions and S'mores.

The evening will center around how to find nature in our day to day lives because, Gurl, we all know life in the outdoors isn't the one instagram a year of you in a National Park. Come for conversations around queerness, encountering nature in your own backyard and city park, and how to take care of the nature inside your very home with some v important house plant education.

THE LINEUP

PLANT QWEEN, he/him or she/her (@plantkween): Your indoor plant goddess will be here to teach us how to care for our plant babies.

KAREN WANG, she/her (@karenkwang): An outdoors realist, will help us to rethink nature within our cities and share how she is redefining the outdoors in her life.

CAROLYNE BERNAL-SILVA, she/her: Hails from the Trust for Public Lands, the nation's largest parks non-profit, & will teach us advocacy and the importance of your favorite local park.

AVERY CAMP, they/them: From Backcountry, will share about queerness while thru-hiking, and being in the outdoor industry

And last but not least, the slowest hiker in all the land in her six inch boots, your gurl, PATTIE (she/her), will be moderating and sitting on the panel as well.

S’mores, food, and nonalcoholic beverages will be served.

To register, all you need to do is donate to Brave Trails, an LGBTQIA+ youth summer camp, by purchasing a ticket to the event.

Run of Show:

6:30pm - Doors Open

7:00pm - Panel Discussion

7:45pm - S'mores, music, dancing, fun, and a special surprise

8:00pm - Meet n Greet with Pattie Gonia and friends

9:00pm - Doors Close

All proceeds from the evening will go to Brave Trails. Feel free to donate as much or as little as you wish, every dollar counts.

https://www.bravetrails.org/

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119 Spring Street

New York, NY 10012

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