Camping and Tent Shelters 101

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Camping can be intimidating. There’s a lot of planning, research and sometimes tricky equipment to deal with. In this tent and shelter class, we’ll learn the parts, pieces, and functions of the whole tent system. We’ll set up a variety of tents to cover what you’ll likely encounter in using a tent or in purchasing your own. Once we’re confident in our tent proficiencies we’ll move on to tarps and other kinds of shelters that are commonly used in the outdoors. Whether you need a dry place to prep meals, a place to stretch your legs during rain or even a lighter alternative to a tent, you’ll be well versed in how to use various kinds of shelters to make you more confident and comfortable.

What’s Provided
Adventures Accessed will provide tents, tarps and shelters. Option to grab a beer and socialize at Bitter Pops afterwards. Transportation for up to 11 is available.

What You Can Expect
Tent setup
Tarp and shelter types and setup
Choosing the right tent/shelter
Improvising shelter


May 22


06:00 pm - 08:00 pm

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Mindful Yoga Chicago


Belmont Harbor

Belmont Harbor

Chicago, IL, US, 60657

About the author:

Melissa Leger is a YAECP continuing education instructor and an experienced yoga instructor. She has completed training programs through Mindful Yoga Academy, Yandara, Yoga Institute, Mindful Academy International, Connection Coalition, Sunlight Chair Yoga, Kidding Around Yoga, and Blooma. She actively takes trainings to ensure she is constantly improving her own practice. Her main focus is teaching mindful yoga to provides students tools to deal with stress in their lives. She frequently brings in other techniques such as MBSR to help students find freedom in their practice. To help facilitate this, her classes are adapted to individuals of different ages, body types, and physical conditions. All of her trainings incorporate modifications so instructors feel confident teaching to a room full of different abilities. She currently teaches teacher trainings in Florida and Chicago, leads international retreats, and volunteers in prisons. You can find her online at The Smart Yoga Teacher and the upcoming Mindful Yoga Online.

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