Posts Tagged: conway

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Introduction to Wilderness Survival
Saturday, April 14, 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Conway, MA
What are the things you want to have handy right away in case of an emergency? Come to Introduction to Wilderness Survival to learn the basic skills; hands-on practice will give you confidence for unexpected situations. For teens, families, adults. $35, family rates are available. Visit www.earthworkprograms.com or call 413-522-0338 for more information!

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You’re Lost, Now What?
Saturday, March 24, 10:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
Conway
For families, teens, adults

Exploring in the wilderness is such a joy, especially if you can go off trail.

But what do you and your family know about the steps to take when someone is lost?

The skills you will learn at this Earthwork Programs Workshop can be applied anywhere/anytime. Explore how to be comfortable in the woods, how to make a survival kit, build a shelter, make insulation and use aidless navigation.

Learning what to do the first few minutes can increase the chances of being found.

Register online (www.earthworkprograms.com) or call 413-522-0338 for more information.

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The Art of Fire
Sunday, November 13
9:30 am-12:30 pm
Conway, MA
Families, adults, teens


Can fire really be made by rubbing sticks together? Yes! There are more than 30 ways to make fire! It’s a skill that has been passed on for generations…learn to create fire without matches.

Experience this lost art that we are preserving and sharing with the future generations…see our children rekindle this connection to our past and see for yourself why this is essential to witness.

$35/person; $50/adult and 1 child (additional family rates available).

Register online (www.earthworkprograms.com) or call 413-522-0338 for more information.

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Wild Edibles Workshop

Sunday, November 13, 1:00-4:00 p.m.
Conway and Ashfield, MA
As part of Earthwork Programs’ Wild Food Immersion Series, this Workshop focuses on late-Fall edibles.  Learn to identify, process, prepare, cook, preserve and eat on the spot! A unique experience for teens and adults. $35-$50/Workshop. REGISTER ONLINE! Visit www.earthworkprograms.com or call 413-522-0338 for more information!

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The Art of Fire
Sunday, October 30
1:00-4:00 pm
Conway, MA
Families, adults, teens


Can fire really be made by rubbing sticks together? Yes! There are more than 30 ways to make fire! It’s a skill that has been passed on for generations…learn to create fire without matches.

Experience this lost art that we are preserving and sharing with the future generations…see our children rekindle this connection to our past and see for yourself why this is essential to witness.

$35/person; $50/adult and 1 child (additional family rates available).

Register online (www.earthworkprograms.com) or call 413-522-0338 for more information.

Source: earthworkprograms.com
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The 50th Annual Conway, Massachusetts’ Festival of the Hills (http://www.festivalofthehills.com and http://www.facebook.com/ConwayFestivaloftheHills), an annual fall festival that has been recognized as a Library of Congress “Local Legacy” in Western Massachusetts, will take place Sunday, October 2nd from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.. The Festival of Hill’s numerous events will include the Covered Bridge Classic 10K Road Race, a 1.2 mile kids’ race, live bands, author book signing, craft fair, food vendors, skillet toss, log-splitting contest, art show, children’s activities, and a parade. All proceeds from the Festival go to a scholarship fund that is made available to all Conway graduating high school seniors. 

A  humorous video highlighting the Festival of the Hill’s skillet toss debuted online in late August and has become a Western Mass viral video with more than 500 views - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VplYb9Ovw10&feature=mh_lolz&list=LLanTwPBIB6I1XwrxpIyStqA

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50th anniversary of the Festival of the Hills www.festivalofthehills.com : Saturday pre-festival activities include a pancake breakfast, bake sale, and community turkey dinner; Sunday features live music performances, craft and art exhibits, 10K road race, parade, log-splitting and skillet-tossing competitions, and local food and craft vendors. Held on Memorial Common in Conway. 10 am to 4 pm

Source: franklincc.org
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Can fire really be made by rubbing sticks together? Yes! There are more than 30 ways to make fire!

It’s a skill that has been passed on for generations…learn to create fire without matches.

Experience this lost art that we are preserving and sharing with the future generations…see our children rekindle this connection to our past and see for yourself why this is essential to witness. Give it a try yourself or help your son or daughter.

For teens, families, adults (limit of 10). $35/3-hour Workshop, family rates are available. Conway, MA. Visit www.earthworkprograms.com or call 413-522-0338 for more information!

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Saturday, March 19, 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Are you a hiker, skiier or just walk in the woods with your kids? What do you do if you get disoriented or some other unexpected situation arises while you’re out and about? Do you have a survival kit? What are the top 10 things you bring with you when you’re in the wilderness? For teens, families, adults (limit of 6). $35, family rates are available. Conway, MA. Visit www.earthworkprograms.com or call 413-522-0338 for more information!

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Animal Tracking

Saturday, March 19, 1:00-4:00 p.m.
Have you ever been in the woods and wonder “who’s been here?” Join us for an introduction to the art and science of tracking. Fun for teens, families, adults (limit of 6). $35, family rates are available. Conway, MA. Visit www.earthworkprograms.com or call 413-522-0338 for more information!