$125 – $230

Interchapter Wilderness Skills Workshop at Corman AMC Harriman Outdoor Ctr

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The Stephen & Betsy Corman AMC Harriman Outdoor Center

200 Breakneck Road

Haverstraw, NY 10927

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Learn all the skills to be an accomplished outdoor enthusiast!

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This weekend skills workshop is great for both novices and experienced outdoor enthusiasts.

Join us for an Interchapter weekend focused on learning the Hard Skills you need to confidently enjoy the outdoors. This course is mix of classroom, plus lots and lots of practical, hands-on, situational instruction.

Curriculum & Schedule (subject to change):

- Demo the Latest Camping Equipment

- Select the Right Gear for the Right Situation

- Choose the Best Backcountry Campsites

- Build a Fire - Five Ways & in the Rain

- Cook Over an Open Fire

- Canoe and Kayak Safety & Rescue

- Knots & Lines for Hikers, Campers, Boaters and Climbers

- Backcountry Navigation: Map, Compass and GPS

- Plan a Route

- Erase the Trace

- Anticipate & Manage Weather Conditions

- Oh Shoot! Now what?! Deal with Common Emergencies

- Forage for Edibles

- Gear Hacks

- and more!

In the evening, we will put those skills to use building a giant bonfire to roast marshmallows and wallow in s'mores. Bring musical instruments if you want to jam.

You have the option to say in a cabin or camping at the Beaver Brook tent platform or shelter site.

Bring your usual hiking and/or backpacking gear. Tents and sleeping pads may be borrowed from the camp.

Check in at the camp office when you arrive. Check-in time is Friday at 3 pm. Plan to arrive by 6 pm for dinner. Check-out time is Sunday at 11 am, although you are welcome to enjoy the camp until 3 pm.


Registration is mandatory. This program sold out last year. So register early! Space is limited to 12 cabin and 4 camping guests. Register by Friday, August 9 midnight for Reduced Early Bird Prices. Registered guests will receive an Information Sheet with their Confirmation email.


Early Bird Prices

Cabin: $175 Members / $230 Non-members

Camping: $125 Members / $165 Non-members

After Friday, August 9th midnight ...

Cabin: $195 Members / $250 Non-members

Camping: $145 Members / $185 Non-member

Cancellation Policy

Reservations cancelled more than 14 days in advance receive a full refund minus a $25 processing fee. Reservations cancelled 14 days or less in advance are not refundable. If the AMC must cancel a program, registrants will be notified and all fees will be refunded. Normal weather will not cancel this event.

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Haverstraw, NY 10927

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