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Galyans Outdoor Skills Day Is Oct. 5 at New TimberRidge Adventure Center
POSTED: 09/12/2002
 
Learn survival tips for the wilderness through a program being offered by Galyan's Sports & Outdoor Adventure and the Johnson County Park and Recreation District.

The second-annual Galyan's Outdoor Skills Day will take place on Oct. 5 at the new TimberRidge Adventure Center, 12300 South Homestead Lane, Olathe. During this three-hour clinic, participants can take part in archery lessons, fire building, campfire cooking, shelter building, and take an outdoor challenge test. The latest in outdoor gear from Galyan's Sports & Outdoor Adventure will also be on display.

This program is being offered beginning at 9 a.m. and again at 1 p.m. 1 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 5. The cost for one three-hour session is $5 per person for Johnson County residents or $6 for nonresidents. Preregistration is required. All participants will receive free a specially-designed survival skills bandana.

The TimberRidge Adventure Center, was formally dedicated earlier this year and is a 200+ acre facility which is part of the Johnson County Park and Recreation District's newest regional park, Kill Creek Park. TimberRidge will offer a variety of adventure and challenge programming and rental opportunities. TimberRidge Adventure Center has a separate entrance located south of the main entrance to Kill Creek Park.

The JCPRD's ACTIVITIES catalog, with information and a registration form, is available for pick-up at all Johnson County Library branches. For more information, call the Ernie Miller Nature Center at (913) 764-7759. To register, call (913) 831-3359 VOICE or (913) 831-3342 TDD. To register online and for updated program listings, please visit the web site's Activities and Programs section.

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