November 5, 2022
What’s a Hero Hike?
Hero Hike is an event envisioned by our Creative Director in-training, who at the time was 8. As we sat around the table brainstorming event ideas for the remainder of the year, he said, “let’s do a Hero Hike for Veterans Day.” Amazed by his heart to celebrate and honor our Military, we began working to bring the event to life and have partnered with Thrive Alabama and William Hampton from Huntsville Revisited to serve the community through Hero Hike.
Join us for stories about local veterans from Historian, Mr. William Hampton and a beautiful 1 mile hike on Jones Valley Loop in honor of those who have served our country.
Kids are encouraged to wear a cape in honor of the heros in their lives.
Meet Up: Please meet in the parking lot at Blevins Gap Nature Preserve:Fanning Trailhead (Church of Nazarene 2275 Cecil Ashburn Dr SE)
Fee: Event is free, but participants are asked to bring donations for the Floyd E. Tutt Veterans Home
Tut Fann Donation Requests
Individually packaged cookies
Rice krispie treats
Little Debbie / bakery items
Cans/mini cans of soda
Pork Rinds (individual pkg. or tub)
Full-size candy bars (they LOVE stopping by my office for these AND they are their Monday Bingo game prize, so we go through a lot!!)
Goody bags for kids while supplies last!
October 22, 2022
Join us for our Halloween outing on some of Huntsville's secret trails! We will explore 3 short trails totaling roughly 1.5 - 2 miles. Guests are encouraged to wear costumes to add to the fun!
To access the trails, please follow the road past the camp ground where you will find a small parking lot to the left right before the entrance to aviation challenge.
September 10, 2022
We are so excited have Dudley Edmondson joining us for our upcpomg talk and hike. His presence will amplify our mission to educate and empower our community and help engage the next generation of outdoor leaders.
“Mr. Edmondson has been immersed in the effort to help the conservation sector become more inclusive. He is one of the first to highlight the involvement of African Americans in the public lands system. Unsatisfied with the numbers of people who looked like him among those he encountered in his outdoor pursuits, Mr. Edmondson set out to create a set of out- door role models for the nation’s African American community by writing his landmark book, Black & Brown Faces in America’s Wild Places (AdventureKeen Publications 2006) In 2010 Dudley’s book and conservation work landed him an invitation to the White House for the signing of America’s Great Outdoors Initiative.”
Please join us!
August 6, 2022
We will be joined by Lizzie from Lizzies Archery to introduce kids to the basics of archery in a fun environment. This event is for kids, but adults must remain on site.
The cost for this event is $10/child and includes group instruction and guidance, a craft to take home and game.
We will meet at the Archery Range at Southside park at 11am
15935 Chaney Thompson
Huntsville, AL 35803
December 2, 2022
Many Black and Brown communities never experience going away to camp; this is especially true when we look at the nuclear family. This lack of exposure can often trickle down from generation to generation leading to people left learning to connect with nature and outdoor activities as adults, or not at all.
Black Kids Adventures, Inc wants to ensure as many Black kids and their families as possible have opportunities to engage with and grow in the outdoors. By inviting families to attend camp together, we believe we can profoundly bridge the gap in the outdoors and help shape a more diverse, inclusive, and equitable space for all.
Interested in attending? Please complete the interest form listed within the schedule link below. If your family is offered a spot, we will be in contact to inform you.
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