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Front Page - Friday, January 15, 2021

Learn new skills with Outdoor Chattanooga’s virtual workshops

Outdoor Chattanooga will teach virtual participants in its Feb. 9 wilderness survival course how to build a survival shelter. - Photograph provided

Outdoor Chattanooga has hosted for the past decade a series of free winter workshops designed to teach people a variety of outdoor skills in a classroom-based setting. Due to COVID, these classroom-based workshops are turning virtual in 2021.

Workshops will take place from 7-8 p.m. every other Tuesday. Topics include fishing, camp cooking, backpacking, wilderness survival and bike maintenance.

No prior experience needed to participate and all ages are welcome. Reservations are required and can be made at www.eventbrite.com. (Enter “Outdoor Chattanooga” in the search field.)

Attendees will receive an Outdoor Chattanooga sticker and one attendee from each workshop will win a door prize that will facilitate the outdoor skill they have just learned.

Giveaways include a map and compass navigation course from REI, a gift card from Sportsman’s Warehouse, a gift card from Lodge Cast Iron and bike rentals from Bike Chattanooga.

Classes include:

Jan. 26: Fishing 101

Feb. 9: Wilderness Survival Skill - Shelter Building 101

Feb. 23: Camp Cooking 101

March 9: Intro to Backpacking

March 23: Basic Bicycle Maintenance

Source: Outdoor Chattanooga