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2020 VIRTUAL LEGACY CAMPOUT


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EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW

Ever wanted to go camping some place other than the back yard but not too far from home? This September, Greening Youth Foundation and Martin Luther King, Jr. National Historical Park will be hosting the annual Legacy Campout Experience! Here’s everything you need to know…

On October 9 -10, 2020, Greening Youth Foundation and National Park Service will virtually celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Legacy Campout and the 40thanniversary of the establishment of Martin Luther King Jr. National Historical Park.  Special guest speakers, inspiring celebrities and fun outdoor activities will be virtually presented, while preserving the rich history and values of African American resilience. Save these dates, October 9-10, 2020, as we virtually commemorate these two historic milestones, while “camping-in-place.”  

  • receive a virtual lesson on pitching tents and building shelters for comfortable camping
  • participate in interactive art and expression activities
  • enjoy food
  • play games
  • enjoy a campfire program and s’mores

 

CAMP WITH US

WHEN?

Friday, October 9th at 7 p.m. – Saturday, October 10th at noon

WHERE?

A private link will be sent to participants. The campout will take place online from the Martin Luther King, Jr. National Historical Park.

COST?

FREE Have a blast and give back!

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MEDIA RELEASE FORM

HAVE QUESTIONS?

Please contact either of the following coordinators:

Tina Fynn – Greening Youth Foundation

Phone: 770-605-8002

Email: tina@gyfoundation.org

Rebecca Karcher – National Park Service

Phone: 404-787-3377

Email: rebecca_karcher@nps.gov

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GYF employs a professional staff of historians, sociologists, psychologists, educators, marine biologists, environmental scientists, anthropologists and wilderness experts. GYF’s team is highly specialized and focuses on land acquisition, design and development, greenway and green space project management, community mobilization and outreach. We are dedicated to the preservation of nature’s finite and historical resources. Collectively we have more than 400 years of experience facilitating youth programs that emphasize personal growth through hands-on experience and challenges.