We’re Back… Paddle, Wander, Discover What’s Next
It’s been a while, but I’m happy to update the entire Butterfly Outdoors’ community on what we’ve been up and what’s next. First, our virtual communities are growing, and I’d like to welcome our new members. We love for you to follow our adventures, but we’d really love to help you find your own. Let us know what you’ve been dreaming of doing, and we’ll help you plan and prepare. We offer skills lessons, gear consultations, training hikes, and overnight workshops to help you prepare for family campouts, paddling trips, and backpacking excursions. Moving forward the Butterfly Report will resume monthly posts highlighting upcoming events, sharing our adventures, and promoting causes important to our vision, mission, and community.
We also love hearing about your discoveries so please share them with us on social media, and leave reviews or recommendations if we’ve already helped you discover a new way to EXPLORE~LEARN~PLAY outdoors.
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Since our last post in April 2021, I’ve added a new video on my Pinhoti Trail adventure. I have video footage from three more sections of the trail I hope to edit and share this summer! Please be sure to like and subscribe to the linked video and YouTube channel to stay posted on the next section of my travels.
Our Young Naturalists group has been providing FREE programs both in-person and online, and we are available to schedule private programs for families, scout troops, and groups. Blaire Baxter, Naturalist and Young Naturalists mama, is doing amazing things for that community and she has more wonderful programs planned moving forward. We’ll share details on upcoming events for that group later this month!
Registration is open for events in Women Outdoors and Wander Tots. We are also planning more frequent activities for each of our groups this summer and fall. Find the right event for your interest and budget on our Upcoming Events page, or contact us to plan a private experience for your family or group.
Help us break down barriers to the outdoors
We are still working to offer more opportunities to beginners, underserved communities, and essential workers. We believe time outdoors is a valuable stress reliever and hobby that should be a right, not a privilege. You can help us break down barriers such as lack of funds, lack of gear, and lack of opportunities.
If you have gear you no longer need, or funds to donate to this cause please email ButterflyOutdoors@gmail.com. Need gear? Let us know, and we’ll help however we can!
We are still accepting donations for scholarships and creative content. Read on to learn how you can participate, or contact us to discuss how we can help break down barriers you may face.
Our scholarship program helps us provide services to underserved members of our community, and we appreciate assistance expanding this program in 2021.
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Thanks for Your Support
Thanks to everyone who has supported us during these challenging times, and if you find value in our content and share in our commitment to help others EXPLORE~LEARN~PLAY outdoors please consider contributing to our efforts or contacting us at ButterflyOutdoors@gmail.com to discover how you can get involved.
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