Learning Activities

Kids will have the opportunity to learn from our expert guides about identifying tracks and signs. Participants will be provided with materials to...
Tenkara is the Japanese method of fly-fishing, which uses only a rod, line and fly and is quite different than other styles. A short demonstration...
Depending on the season, over 200 species of birds can be found in the Blue Ridge Mountains. How many of them do YOU know? Stop by the Roanoke...
Birding - observing, monitoring, feeding, filming, and photographing wild birds - is one of Americas fastest growing and most popular outdoor...
Join us as we introduce children to some of the fascinating feathered friends they’ll meet outdoors. Led by members of the Roanoke Valley Bird...
Calling all kids! Make your own pair of play binoculars and learn how to spot real birds with this creative arts and craft activity. They are...
Everyone's coloring these days. Kids and adults too. We've got beautiful, informative coloring pages of wild birds and have a rainbow of colored...
Learn how to load, function check, belay, and lower with a Petzl Grigri. An assisted breaking device(ABD) can be one of the most versatile tools...
Learn how to build self-equalizing and pre-equalized anchors on bolt anchors. Additionally, you will gain an understanding of evaluating climbing...
Stop by anytime during the hour and meet some of our guide staff. We are happy to answer questions from beginner to expert topics of rock and ice...
Learn the basics of belaying or update your technique to modern practices. This clinic will cover loading a belay device, verbal commands, and...
Learn how to progress as a climber indoors or out while avoiding beginner mistakes. Know how to evaluate anchors, your climbing partner's...