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Backpacking and Camping Adventure for Beginners at Newton Hills

Dates: May 4-5, 2024

Meets: 3:00pm Saturday through Sunday morning

Location: Newton Hills State Park

Registration Fee Per Person: $75.00

Sorry, we are no longer accepting registrations for this course. Please contact our office to find out if it will be rescheduled, or if alternative classes are available.


Want to learn how to go backpacking? Get experience close to home at Newton Hills State Park! Gear and training is provided: backpacks, tents, sleeping bags, and sleeping pads. Hike a few miles with loaded packs on the Woodland trail, Turkey Trot Trail, and visit the lookout tower. Set up camp and prepare your meal just like you would on a backpacking trip (on provided cooktops). Enjoy a campfire and the beautiful night sky. You will be hiking unpredictable, sometimes steep, forest trails, while carrying a backpack. Be sure you are physically able. Bring your own food/drinks.18 & up (14 & up with participating adult). Booking includes equipment and site rentals and is non-refundable.

Fee: $75.00

Fee Breakdown

Course Fee (Basic)Registration Fee Per Person$ 75.00
Course Fee (Alternate)Two Campers - One Shared Tent$ 130.00

Newton Hills State Park

28767 482nd Ave

Canton, SD

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Sam Anderson is an avid hiker, backpacker, traveler and adventurer. He is passionate about empowering people to get outdoors to experience the joys and benefits of spending time in nature. He is the owner of which exists to inspire and empower people through adventure travel and experiences in nature. He's constantly checking off his bucket list life experiences while continually adding more to it! As an educator, husband, and father of four, his enthusiasm for making a difference in peoples' lives is contagious!
Date Day Time Location
05/04/2024Saturday3 PM to 11:59 PM Newton Hills State Park
05/05/2024Sunday12M to 11 AM Newton Hills State Park


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