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By Land and By Sea: Exploring Local Black History

This month, join Outdoor Afro as we dive into the historic Martin Luther King Jr. Swimming Pool,  discover little known Black history in our neighborhoods, and board the Balclutha to learn about African American sailors’ contributions to the 1920’s Alaskan salmon industry. Atlanta, Georgia Learn to Swim February 6  Explore Martin Luther King National Historic Site February 13 Crystal…

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December Trail Mix: Winter Wandering

Get in the mix as we go snowboarding, build community and a campfire in the mountains, and incorporate nature into our seasonal decorations. Atlanta, Georgia Birdwatching at Piedmont Park December 5  Hike Sweetwater Creek State Park December 12  Atlanta Beltline Bus Tour December 12 Holiday Campfire and Music in the Arabia Mountains December 13 Stargazing…

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2016 Outdoor Afro Leadership Team: Now Recruiting!

Connect to our Leadership Network and Create Relevant Outdoor Experiences for Yourself, Your Family and Your Community Tell Us About You: *Are you an outdoor enthusiast who wants to lead creative and accessible outdoor events? *Are you invested in leveraging the outdoors to improve Black family health? *Are you inspired by the Buffalo Soldiers, Benjamin Banneker,…

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Trail Mix: Natural November

 Get in the Mix as we run a 5k in the Redwoods, CampOut under the stars, Picnic on the Lake and #OptOutside. Atlanta, Georgia  Providence Canyon Campout, Hike and Star Gaze November 7 Hike at Black Rock Mountain State Park November November 14 Essential Camping Skills and Intro to Back County Cooking November 21 Bay…

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Healthy Holidays: Incorporating the Outdoors into our Seasonal Celebrations

Join us in BEING INTENTIONAL about Black Family Health over the holidays! It’s the most wonderful time of the year- a time when we gather at the ancestral lands of our parents, grandparents, and great grandparents, cook our favorite homemade foods, decorate our homes  with  greenery, fruits and fire, and sing of snow filled winters with our…

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The Trail Mix: Outside in October

You’re invited to Prowl Owls, Pick Apples, Carve Pumpkins, and Glamp Out with us this month. Atlanta, Georgia Essential Camping Skills and Introduction to Backcountry Cooking with REI October 3  Warm Springs National Fish Hatchery Open House October 10 Pick Apples at Hillcrest Orchards in Ellijay Georgia October 17 Halloween Hike at Amicola Falls and Burts Farm’s Pumpkin Hunt…

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The Trail Mix: #WhitneyHiking Remix

Scoop in with Outdoor Afro as we stargaze the Perseid Meteor Shower, go Spelunking at Mammoth Cave, and Find Our Greatest Love of All on Mount Whitney and Around the Country Atlanta, Georgia Ziplining and Whitewater Rafting August  8 Stargazing the Perseid Showers on the Arabian Mountain August 12 #WhitneyHiking to Red Top Mountain August 16…