Date(s) & Time(s)::
September 7, 2013 at 9:00 AM
Phone: Lena Yarian and Amy Hobbick, Junior Achievement, (260) 484-2543
On Saturday, September 7, beginning at 9:00 a.m. members of the general public can fly through the air on a 150-foot Zip Line and try scaling the 30-foot Rock Climbing Wall at the Anthony Wayne Scout Reservation (also known as Camp Chief Little Turtle), 2282 West 500 South, Pleasant Lake, in Steuben County (10 minutes off I-69, exit 340).
Activities will be held rain or shine. While typically the camp’s Zip Line and Rock Climbing Wall are not publicly available, this special opportunity is being offered in conjunction with the Parkview Muddy Trail Run.
Participants do not need to register for the 5K to experience either or both of these added thrills.
The Zip Line fee is $35 per person. The Rock Climbing Wall fee is $30 per person. Times are available throughout the day, beginning at 9:00 a.m., and can be selected at time of registration at www.MuddyTrailRun.com.
The Parkview Muddy Trail Run 5K is a partnership of Junior Achievement and Anthony Wayne Area Council Boy Scouts of America. Proceeds from the event will benefit both local organizations, and registrants can direct their support.
For more information and to register for the Zip Line and Climbing Wall experiences, visit www.MuddyTrailRun.com or call Junior Achievement at (260) 484-2543.
Junior Achievement empowers young people to own their future economic success by enhancing the relevancy of education. Through educator-requested programs, JA’s hands-on learning ignites a spark in young people as they build economic knowledge, workforce readiness skills, and personal financial literacy. Visit www.jani.org.
The Boy Scouts of America Anthony Wayne Area Council program for young people builds character, trains them in the responsibilities of participating citizenship, and develops personal fitness. The program combines educational activities and lifelong values with year-round fun. Visit www.awac.org.
Caring adult volunteers and fund-raising events like the Parkview Muddy Trail Run 5K ensure these programs are available for youth in the community. And 100% of the funding remains local, making an impact on young people today.
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