3 canoes on lake cole

AdVill: A beautiful day to be outside!

After delicious pancakes dripping in maple syrup Adventure Village started out the day doing activities with their tent. Some tents hit the low ropes course while others went creeking (MO’ CREEKIN’!).

After tent time the village split up into four groups. One group went to the New Old Zip-line. The second group headed out to practice their outdoor living skills. This involves primitive shelter building and fire building. The third group headed out on an ecology hike to explore the local flora and fauna. The last group got to go to the archery range and practice finding their center.

After lunch the village headed out to the high ropes course to play among the trees. Once they had their fill of ropes and climbing the village learned about birds of prey at the raptor center. Birds of prey are awesome!! Then before dinner the whole village played capture the flag to work up an appetite.

Tonight we’ll be heading out into the woods for an overnight at our project x. A secret campsite only Adventure Village knows about.


Zach eigenbrodt

Born and raised in Wisconsin, Zach couldn't keep himself out of the woods when growing up. He started working at a Northern Wisconsin YMCA Camp as a wilderness trip leader while in college and fell in love with getting kids into nature. The smiles on kids faces after returning from a once in a life time wilderness experience is why he is here today. Zach brought his talents to Frost Valley YMCA, in 2014, when he started as the Trips Coordinator and soon was promoted to Adventure Director. Zach loves all forms of Wilderness exploration, though some would say his heart lies most with canoeing.

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