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REI Outdoor School Atlanta Area

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REI OUTDOOR SCHOOL CLASSES AND EVENTS IN THE ATLANTA AREA

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4/20/2014 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM EDT

Yoga Hike - REI Nature's Gym
Join us as we combine two popular activities: Yoga and hiking, while exploring a scenic local trail. Our Outdoor School Yoga & Fitness instructors will lead you on an easy hike, stopping along the way for a field Yoga session.

Location: Davidson - Arabia Mountain Nature Preserve | More Info, Directions, Gear List

Member: $45.00
Non Member: $65.00
Closed
4/22/2014 8:00 - 10:00 PM EDT

Meteor Shower Evening Hike and Mixer
Join us for a night hike at a local park during one of the meteor showers this year! We'll hike by headlamp to a great viewing spot where we'll have cocoa and other trail snacks. You'll even get a star guide to keep. All you need is a sense of adventure and a list of wishes!

Location: Stone Mountain Park - Walk-up Trailhead | More Info, Directions, Gear List

Member: $40.00
Non Member: $60.00

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4/26/2014 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM EDT

Learn to Kayak Class
This class will introduce students to the basics of paddling a kayak in a mild setting and at a relaxed pace. Students will learn about kayaks, paddles, gear and clothing before learning to launch and being introduced to the basic paddle strokes. This class is a great way for those considering kayaking to try it out.

Location: Sweetwater Creek State Park - George Sparks Reservoir Boat Ramp | More Info, Directions, Gear List

Member: $70.00
Non Member: $90.00

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4/26/2014 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM EDT

How to Ride a Bike for Kids | Kids
Is your child struggling to learn how to ride their bike? Our kid-friendly instructors will help them with their first lesson (possibly the only lesson they will need)! Our fun, unique and proven instruction methods have helped hundreds of kids experience the joy of riding a bike. How to Ride a Bike for Kids is for children 4 - 11 years old.

Location: Brook Run Park | More Info, Directions, Gear List

Member: $45.00
Non Member: $65.00

Please fill in your contact information to be notified if a space becomes available. You may then register and pay for the class. You will not be charged while on the wait list.

Class Full

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4/26/2014 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM EDT

Bike and Brew Cycling Tour - Monday Night Brewing | Cycling | Adventure
Join REI for a cycling tour of the city followed by an exclusive experience at Monday Night Brewing. We'll visit city highlights like the Beltline, Freedom Parkway Trail, Piedmont Park, and Virginia Highlands by bike. Following the ride you'll take a tour of Monday Night Brewing and receive a special edition souvenir glass to taste beer and keep.

Location: Monday Night Brewing | More Info, Directions, Gear List

Member: $80.00
Non Member: $100.00

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4/26/2014 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM EDT

Bike and Brew Cycling Tour - Monday Night Brewing - BYOBike | Cycling | Adventure
Bring your own bike and join REI for a cycling tour of the city followed by an exclusive experience at Monday Night Brewing. We'll visit city highlights like the Beltline, Freedom Parkway Trail, Piedmont Park, and Virginia Highlands by bike. Following the ride you'll take a tour of Monday Night Brewing and receive a special edition souvenir glass.

Location: Monday Night Brewing | More Info, Directions, Gear List

Member: $30.00
Non Member: $50.00

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4/26/2014 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM EDT

Introduction to Backcountry Cooking Class | Family
In this hands-on field course, REI Outdoor School instructors will teach you how to build a camp kitchen, design a menu and prepare tasty, nutritious meals. All stoves, kitchen materials and food ingredients are provided (with options for both vegetarians and meat eaters).

Location: Island Ford Unit - Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area | More Info, Directions, Gear List

Member: $45.00
Non Member: $65.00
Cancelled
4/26/2014 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM EDT

Wilderness Survival: 3-Season Skills
Join REI Outdoor School for a wilderness survival class. We will provide practical tips and strategies that every outdoor traveler should know: emergency priorities; shelters; locating and accessing drinking water; and how to make your own emergency kit. You will also participate in interactive scenarios to practice and hone your skills.

Location: Davidson - Arabia Mountain Nature Preserve | More Info, Directions, Gear List

Member: $65.00
Non Member: $85.00
Cancelled
4/26/2014 1:00 - 3:00 PM EDT

How to Ride a Bike for Kids | Kids
Is your child struggling to learn how to ride their bike? Our kid-friendly instructors will help them with their first lesson (possibly the only lesson they will need)! Our fun, unique and proven instruction methods have helped hundreds of kids experience the joy of riding a bike. How to Ride a Bike for Kids is for children 4 - 11 years old.

Location: Brook Run Park | More Info, Directions, Gear List

Member: $45.00
Non Member: $65.00

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4/26/2014 2:00 - 4:00 PM EDT

Learn to Stand Up Paddleboard (SUP) Class
Learn what you need to know to get started in the exciting sport of Stand Up Paddleboarding. We'll teach you proper stance, paddling strokes, and balance on the board. You'll get on the water instruction and practice. All equipment included.

Location: Sweetwater Creek State Park - George Sparks Reservoir Boat Ramp | More Info, Directions, Gear List

Member: $70.00
Non Member: $90.00

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4/27/2014 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM EDT

Introduction to Road Cycling Class
This outing is perfect for beginning cyclists who know the basics of riding but are looking to explore the rapidly growing sport of Road Cycling. We'll cover the bike, basic riding techniques, risk management, law, riding etiquette, and basic bike maintenance skills.

Location: Brook Run Park | More Info, Directions, Gear List

Member: $65.00
Non Member: $85.00

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4/27/2014 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM EDT

Learn to Kayak Class with Tour
This class will introduce students to the basics of paddling a kayak in a mild setting and at a relaxed pace. After the class we will take a 2 to 3 hour paddle tour of the area to practice our skills and enjoy the scenery from the decks of our kayaks.

Location: Stone Mountain Park - Campground | More Info, Directions, Gear List

Member: $95.00
Non Member: $115.00

Please fill in your contact information to be notified if a space becomes available. You may then register and pay for the class. You will not be charged while on the wait list.

Class Full

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4/27/2014 9:00 - 11:00 AM EDT

SUP Yoga - REI Nature's Gym
Combine the peace and serenity of the classic art and Yoga with the on-water fluidity of Stand Up Paddleboarding. Your instructor will join the two activities to provide a unique way to challenge your mind and body on the water.

Location: Stone Mountain Park - Campground | More Info, Directions, Gear List

Member: $25.00
Non Member: $45.00

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4/27/2014 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM EDT

Essential Camping Skills Class | Family | Kids
Join the REI Outdoor School instructors to learn Essential Camping Skills. Our instructors will show you where to position your kitchen area, your bathroom facilities, and your tent site for maximum safety and comfort. Our goal is to teach practical camping skills for use in every situation, from car camping to long-distance backpacking.

Location: Island Ford Unit - Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area | More Info, Directions, Gear List

Member: $40.00
Non Member: $60.00

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4/27/2014 12:00 - 2:00 PM EDT

Learn to Stand Up Paddleboard (SUP) Class
Learn what you need to know to get started in the exciting sport of Stand Up Paddleboarding. We'll teach you proper stance, paddling strokes, and balance on the board. You'll get on the water instruction and practice. All equipment included.

Location: Stone Mountain Park - Campground | More Info, Directions, Gear List

Member: $70.00
Non Member: $90.00

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4/28/2014 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM EDT

Learn to Kayak Class for Seniors | Senior (Over 55) Only
This class will introduce students to the basics of paddling a kayak in a mild setting and at a relaxed pace. Students will learn about kayaks, paddles, gear and clothing before learning to launch and being introduced to the basic paddle strokes. This class is a great way for those considering kayaking to try it out. This class is for adults (55+)

Location: Sweetwater Creek State Park - George Sparks Reservoir Boat Ramp | More Info, Directions, Gear List

Member: $70.00
Non Member: $90.00

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4/29/2014 6:30 - 8:30 PM EDT

Map and Compass Navigation Basics
Come learn basic navigation skills using map and compass to find your way. In this in-store class you'll learn the parts of a compass, how to read a topographic map and how to use them in tandem. You'll learn how to pinpoint your location through triangulation and then navigate to new locations by following a bearing.

Location: Atlanta REI | More Info, Directions

Member: $30.00
Non Member: $50.00

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4/30/2014 6:30 - 8:30 PM EDT

GPS Navigation Basics
Join an REI Outdoor School instructor as he or she leads you through the basics of GPS navigation. Learn how to use your pocket-sized navigator to pinpoint your location, mark waypoints and navigate to distant points. If you own a GPS unit, please bring it to the class. This is an in-store class.

Location: Perimeter REI | More Info, Directions

Member: $30.00
Non Member: $50.00

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5/3/2014 - 5/4/2014 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM EDT

Wilderness First Aid with WMI and REI
Whether spending time in the backcountry is your passion or your profession, you should never have to ask, "What do I do now?" In just two days, you will learn the knowledge, skills and ability to make sound decisions in emergency situations. This course is ideal for trip leaders, camp staff, outdoor enthusiasts and individuals in remote locations.

Location: Emory University - Goizueta Business School | More Info, Directions, Gear List

Member: $220.00
Non Member: $250.00

Please fill in your contact information to be notified if a space becomes available. You may then register and pay for the class. You will not be charged while on the wait list.

Class Full

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5/3/2014 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM EDT

How To Ride A Bike Class
If you never learned to ride a bike or need to relearn the basics, this is the class for you! Our patient instructors use a series of skill-developing exercises to get you up on two wheels. You'll learn to start and stop smoothly while balancing comfortably on a bike. How to Ride a Bike class is for adults and kids 12 and older.

Location: Brook Run Park | More Info, Directions, Gear List

Member: $65.00
Non Member: $85.00

Please fill in your contact information to be notified if a space becomes available. You may then register and pay for the class. You will not be charged while on the wait list.

Class Full

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5/3/2014 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM EDT

Kayak Day Tour of Stone Mountain Park | Adventure
Come and paddle with us on the beautiful lake surrounding Stone Mountain Park! Lunch, guides and equipment all included. You'll gain a unique perspective of the mountain as it reflects in the lake all around your touring kayak.

Location: Stone Mountain Park - Campground | More Info, Directions, Gear List

Member: $125.00
Non Member: $145.00

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5/3/2014 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM EDT

Cycling Tour - Arabia Mountain Nature Preserve | Cycling
Discover one of Atlanta's classic cycling routes around the beautiful Arabia Mountain Nature Preserve. We will ride 17-20 miles at a comfortable pace; no rider is left behind. Novara road bikes can be provided at no additional charge. Prerequisite: Introduction to Road Cycling or equivalent skills.

Location: Davidson - Arabia Mountain Nature Preserve | More Info, Directions, Gear List

Member: $45.00
Non Member: $65.00
Cancelled
5/3/2014 10:30 AM - 2:30 PM EDT

Kayak Tour - Stone Mountain Park
Come and paddle with us on the beautiful lake surrounding Stone Mountain Park! You'll gain a unique perspective of the mountain as it reflects in the lake all around your touring kayak.

Location: Stone Mountain Park - Campground | More Info, Directions, Gear List

Member: $60.00
Non Member: $80.00

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5/4/2014 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM EDT

Introduction to Mountain Biking Class
On easy terrain, our instructors teach basic techniques such as shifting, braking, ascending, descending and maneuvering around obstacles. Novara mountain bikes are provided free for those without a bike. Recommended for ages 14 and older; under 18 must be accompanied by a parent or responsible adult.

Location: Allatoona Creek Mountain Bike Trails - Pitner Road | More Info, Directions, Gear List

Member: $65.00
Non Member: $85.00

Please fill in your contact information to be notified if a space becomes available. You may then register and pay for the class. You will not be charged while on the wait list.

Class Full

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5/4/2014 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM EDT

How to Ride a Bike - One on One Instruction
Join us for a private one-on-one instruction session with an Outdoor School cycling instructor. We will provide customized instruction on beginning bike skills and how to ride a bike. Open to adults or kids aged 5 and up.

Location: Brook Run Park | More Info, Directions, Gear List

Member: $120.00
Non Member: $140.00

Please fill in your contact information to be notified if a space becomes available. You may then register and pay for the class. You will not be charged while on the wait list.

Class Full

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5/4/2014 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM EDT

Rock Climbing Anchors Class - Natural & Fixed Protection
We will cover climbing gear, knots, evaluation and use of natural and fixed protection, and equalizing the forces on the anchor. This is a hands on program where you will build climbing anchors. This outing will focus on construction and assessment of anchors.

Location: Allenbrook - Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area | More Info, Directions, Gear List

Member: $90.00
Non Member: $110.00
Cancelled
5/4/2014 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM EDT

SUP Yoga - REI Nature's Gym
Combine the peace and serenity of the classic art and Yoga with the on-water fluidity of Stand Up Paddleboarding. Your instructor will join the two activities to provide a unique way to challenge your mind and body on the water.

Location: Sweetwater Creek State Park - George Sparks Reservoir Boat Ramp | More Info, Directions, Gear List

Member: $25.00
Non Member: $45.00
Cancelled
5/4/2014 2:00 - 5:00 PM EDT

Yoga Hike - REI Nature's Gym
Join us as we combine two popular activities: Yoga and hiking, while exploring a scenic local trail. Our Outdoor School Yoga & Fitness instructors will lead you on an easy hike, stopping along the way for a field Yoga session.

Location: Sweetwater Creek State Park Visitor's Center | More Info, Directions, Gear List

Member: $45.00
Non Member: $65.00
Cancelled
5/5/2014 8:30 - 10:30 PM EDT

Meteor Shower Evening Hike and Mixer
Join us for a night hike at a local park during one of the meteor showers this year! We'll hike by headlamp to a great viewing spot where we'll have cocoa and other trail snacks. You'll even get a star guide to keep. All you need is a sense of adventure and a list of wishes!

Location: Davidson - Arabia Mountain Nature Preserve | More Info, Directions, Gear List

Member: $40.00
Non Member: $60.00

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5/9/2014 - 5/10/2014 9:00 - 4:00 PM EDT

Cycling the Wine Roads of North Georgia | Cycling | Adventure
Nestled in the Appalachian Mountains, North Georgia's wine country is still largely unknown. And the road cycling is some of the best in the state! Join REI as we guide you on a road bike ride through rolling vineyards and farmland! Following the ride, we'll treat you to lunch and a tasting at a local winery. One night's lodging is also included!

Location: Hiker Hostel | More Info, Directions, Gear List

Member: $200.00
Non Member: $220.00

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5/9/2014 - 5/10/2014 9:00 - 4:00 PM EDT

Cycling the Wine Roads of North Georgia - BYOBike | Cycling | Adventure
Nestled in the Appalachian Mountains, North Georgia's wine country is still largely unknown. And the road cycling is some of the best in the state! Join REI as we guide you on a road bike ride through rolling vineyards and farmland! Following the ride, we'll treat you to lunch and a tasting at a local winery. One night's lodging is also included!

Location: Hiker Hostel | More Info, Directions, Gear List

Member: $140.00
Non Member: $160.00

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5/10/2014 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM EDT

Overnight Backpacking Class
Take your first backpack trip with the experts! Learn about what to bring, how to carry it, what and how to cook, how to manage water, navigation and camp skills, and much more in an intensive 2 day course. The load will be light and the trail easy, designed with beginners in mind.

Location: Black Rock Mountain State Park | More Info, Directions, Gear List

Member: $275.00
Non Member: $295.00

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5/10/2014 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM EDT

Backcountry Navigation with a Map & Compass
Are you heading into the woods and want to learn how to use your map & compass properly? This class will teach you how to translate what is on your map to the surrounding area. How to use your compass easily and effectively to find your location, putting the Map & Compass together to plan your route and adjust as needed.

Location: Davidson - Arabia Mountain Nature Preserve | More Info, Directions, Gear List

Member: $60.00
Non Member: $80.00

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5/10/2014 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM EDT

How to Ride a Bike for Kids | Kids
Is your child struggling to learn how to ride their bike? Our kid-friendly instructors will help them with their first lesson (possibly the only lesson they will need)! Our fun, unique and proven instruction methods have helped hundreds of kids experience the joy of riding a bike. How to Ride a Bike for Kids is for children 4 - 11 years old.

Location: Buford REI | More Info, Directions, Gear List

Member: $45.00
Non Member: $65.00

Please fill in your contact information to be notified if a space becomes available. You may then register and pay for the class. You will not be charged while on the wait list.

Class Full

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5/10/2014 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM EDT

Introduction to Outdoor Rock Climbing Class
Learn basic Climbing skills and technique including specialized equipment use, proper fit of specialized equipment, site safety, knot tying, belay technique, basic climbing technique. This course is designed for new climbers or gym trained climbers looking to transition to the outdoor experience.

Location: Crockford-Pigeon Mountain Wildlife Management Area | More Info, Directions, Gear List

Member: $90.00
Non Member: $110.00

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5/10/2014 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM EDT

Learn to Kayak Class
This class will introduce students to the basics of paddling a kayak in a mild setting and at a relaxed pace. Students will learn about kayaks, paddles, gear and clothing before learning to launch and being introduced to the basic paddle strokes. This class is a great way for those considering kayaking to try it out.

Location: Sweetwater Creek State Park - George Sparks Reservoir Boat Ramp | More Info, Directions, Gear List

Member: $70.00
Non Member: $90.00

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5/10/2014 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM EDT

Learn to Stand Up Paddleboard (SUP) Class
Learn what you need to know to get started in the exciting sport of Stand Up Paddleboarding. We'll teach you proper stance, paddling strokes, and balance on the board. You'll get on the water instruction and practice. All equipment included.

Location: Sweetwater Creek State Park - George Sparks Reservoir Boat Ramp | More Info, Directions, Gear List

Member: $70.00
Non Member: $90.00

Spots left: 6

5/11/2014 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM EDT

Introduction to Mountain Biking Class for Women | Women Only
Learn the basics of mountain biking in a womens friendly environment on easy terrain. Our instructors will teach basic techniques including shifting, braking, ascending, descending and maneuvering around obstacles. Novara mountain bikes are provided. Recommended for ages 14 and older.

Location: Allatoona Creek Mountain Bike Trails - Pitner Road | More Info, Directions, Gear List

Member: $65.00
Non Member: $85.00

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5/11/2014 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM EDT

Learn to Kayak Class with Tour
This class will introduce students to the basics of paddling a kayak in a mild setting and at a relaxed pace. After the class we will take a 2 to 3 hour paddle tour of the area to practice our skills and enjoy the scenery from the decks of our kayaks.

Location: Fort Yargo State Park - Site B | More Info, Directions, Gear List

Member: $95.00
Non Member: $115.00

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5/11/2014 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM EDT

SUP Yoga - REI Nature's Gym
Combine the peace and serenity of the classic art and Yoga with the on-water fluidity of Stand Up Paddleboarding. Your instructor will join the two activities to provide a unique way to challenge your mind and body on the water.

Location: Fort Yargo State Park - Site B | More Info, Directions, Gear List

Member: $25.00
Non Member: $45.00

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5/13/2014 6:30 - 8:30 PM EDT

Map and Compass Navigation Basics
Come learn basic navigation skills using map and compass to find your way. In this in-store class you'll learn the parts of a compass, how to read a topographic map and how to use them in tandem. You'll learn how to pinpoint your location through triangulation and then navigate to new locations by following a bearing.

Location: Buford REI | More Info, Directions

Member: $30.00
Non Member: $50.00

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5/14/2014 6:30 - 8:30 PM EDT

GPS Navigation Basics
Join an REI Outdoor School instructor as he or she leads you through the basics of GPS navigation. Learn how to use your pocket-sized navigator to pinpoint your location, mark waypoints and navigate to distant points. If you own a GPS unit, please bring it to the class. This is an in-store class.

Location: Atlanta REI | More Info, Directions

Member: $30.00
Non Member: $50.00

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5/15/2014 6:30 - 8:30 PM EDT

GPS & Computers Class: Utilizing Garmin's Mapping Software
Learn how to utilize interactive GPS mapping software to improve your trip planning. This class will cover the ins and outs of Garmin's MapInstall and BaseCamp software, to help you load maps, and to create and manage waypoints, routes and tracks.

Location: Atlanta REI | More Info, Directions

Member: $40.00
Non Member: $60.00

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5/16/2014 8:30 - 10:30 PM EDT

Full Moon Hike
There's nothing like hiking under a full moon! Join a trained REI Outdoor School Instructor for a special moonlit adventure at a nearby park. We'll also teach you a few tips for hiking at any time of day. See location details for more information on the venue.

Location: Stone Mountain Park - Walk-up Trailhead | More Info, Directions, Gear List

Member: $15.00
Non Member: $35.00

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5/17/2014 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM EDT

Introduction to Mountain Biking Class for Women | Women Only
Learn the basics of mountain biking in a womens friendly environment on easy terrain. Our instructors will teach basic techniques including shifting, braking, ascending, descending and maneuvering around obstacles. Novara mountain bikes are provided. Recommended for ages 14 and older.

Location: Allatoona Creek Mountain Bike Trails - Pitner Road | More Info, Directions, Gear List

Member: $65.00
Non Member: $85.00

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5/17/2014 12:00 - 2:00 PM EDT

SUP Yoga - REI Nature's Gym
Combine the peace and serenity of the classic art and Yoga with the on-water fluidity of Stand Up Paddleboarding. Your instructor will join the two activities to provide a unique way to challenge your mind and body on the water.

Location: Stone Mountain Park - Campground | More Info, Directions, Gear List

Member: $25.00
Non Member: $45.00

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5/17/2014 3:00 - 6:00 PM EDT

Couples Kayak Tour
Looking for some adventure with that special someone? Look no further! Join us for a romantic couples kayaking tour at one of our best paddling venues. We'll paddle 3-4 miles in touring kayaks and stop for some light tapas and photos along the way.

Location: Stone Mountain Park - Campground | More Info, Directions, Gear List

Member: $70.00
Non Member: $90.00

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5/18/2014 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM EDT

Yoga Hike - REI Nature's Gym
Join us as we combine two popular activities: Yoga and hiking, while exploring a scenic local trail. Our Outdoor School Yoga & Fitness instructors will lead you on an easy hike, stopping along the way for a field Yoga session.

Location: Island Ford Unit - Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area | More Info, Directions, Gear List

Member: $45.00
Non Member: $65.00

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5/18/2014 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM EDT

Kayak Day Tour on the Chattahoochee River - Jones Bridge to Island Ford
Come and paddle with us on the beautiful Chattahoochee River! On this scenic tour you will experience the small rocky shoals, lunch on a river island, water fowl and the river's uniquely undeveloped corridor, all from the decks of our touring kayaks.

Location: Island Ford Unit - Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area | More Info, Directions, Gear List

Member: $125.00
Non Member: $145.00

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5/18/2014 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM EDT

Backcountry Navigation With a GPS
Head out into the field for a day of hands-on GPS navigation training. You'll learn how to enter waypoints, use the tracklog on your GPS, and transfer information between the unit and your map. If you own a GPS unit, please bring it. We recommend Map and Compass Navigation Basics or equivalent prior to this outing.

Location: Davidson - Arabia Mountain Nature Preserve | More Info, Directions, Gear List

Member: $60.00
Non Member: $80.00

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5/18/2014 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM EDT

How to Ride a Bike - One on One Instruction
Join us for a private one-on-one instruction session with an Outdoor School cycling instructor. We will provide customized instruction on beginning bike skills and how to ride a bike. Open to adults or kids aged 5 and up.

Location: Buford REI | More Info, Directions, Gear List

Member: $120.00
Non Member: $140.00

Please fill in your contact information to be notified if a space becomes available. You may then register and pay for the class. You will not be charged while on the wait list.

Class Full

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5/24/2014 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM EDT

Bike and Brew Cycling Tour - Red Brick Brewing | Adventure | Cycling
Join REI for a cycling tour of the city followed by a private brewer's tour at Red Brick Brewing. We'll visit city highlights like the Beltline, Freedom Parkway Trail, Piedmont Park, and Virginia Highlands by bike. Following the ride you'll take a special private tour of Red Brick Brewing.

Location: Red Brick Brewing | More Info, Directions, Gear List

Member: $80.00
Non Member: $100.00

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5/24/2014 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM EDT

Bike and Brew Cycling Tour - Red Brick Brewing - BYOBike | Cycling | Adventure
Bring your own bike and join REI for a cycling tour of the city followed by a private brewer's tour at Red Brick Brewing. We'll visit city highlights like the Beltline, Freedom Parkway Trail, Piedmont Park, and Virginia Highlands by bike. Following the ride you'll take a special private tour of Red Brick Brewing.

Location: Red Brick Brewing | More Info, Directions, Gear List

Member: $30.00
Non Member: $50.00

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5/24/2014 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM EDT

Introduction to Backcountry Cooking Class | Family
In this hands-on field course, REI Outdoor School instructors will teach you how to build a camp kitchen, design a menu and prepare tasty, nutritious meals. All stoves, kitchen materials and food ingredients are provided (with options for both vegetarians and meat eaters).

Location: Island Ford Unit - Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area | More Info, Directions, Gear List

Member: $45.00
Non Member: $65.00

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5/24/2014 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM EDT

Learn to Kayak Class
This class will introduce students to the basics of paddling a kayak in a mild setting and at a relaxed pace. Students will learn about kayaks, paddles, gear and clothing before learning to launch and being introduced to the basic paddle strokes. This class is a great way for those considering kayaking to try it out.

Location: Panola Mountain State Park | More Info, Directions, Gear List

Member: $70.00
Non Member: $90.00

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5/24/2014 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM EDT

How to Ride a Bike for Kids | Kids
Is your child struggling to learn how to ride their bike? Our kid-friendly instructors will help them with their first lesson (possibly the only lesson they will need)! Our fun, unique and proven instruction methods have helped hundreds of kids experience the joy of riding a bike. How to Ride a Bike for Kids is for children 4 - 11 years old.

Location: Brook Run Park | More Info, Directions, Gear List

Member: $45.00
Non Member: $65.00

Spots left: 6

5/24/2014 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM EDT

Learn to Stand Up Paddleboard (SUP) Class
Learn what you need to know to get started in the exciting sport of Stand Up Paddleboarding. We'll teach you proper stance, paddling strokes, and balance on the board. You'll get on the water instruction and practice. All equipment included.

Location: Panola Mountain State Park | More Info, Directions, Gear List

Member: $70.00
Non Member: $90.00

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5/24/2014 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM EDT

Wilderness Survival: 3-Season Skills
Join REI Outdoor School for a wilderness survival class. We will provide practical tips and strategies that every outdoor traveler should know: emergency priorities; shelters; locating and accessing drinking water; and how to make your own emergency kit. You will also participate in interactive scenarios to practice and hone your skills.

Location: Davidson - Arabia Mountain Nature Preserve | More Info, Directions, Gear List

Member: $65.00
Non Member: $85.00

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5/25/2014 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM EDT

Learn to Kayak Class with Tour
This class will introduce students to the basics of paddling a kayak in a mild setting and at a relaxed pace. After the class we will take a 2 to 3 hour paddle tour of the area to practice our skills and enjoy the scenery from the decks of our kayaks.

Location: Stone Mountain Park - Campground | More Info, Directions, Gear List

Member: $95.00
Non Member: $115.00

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5/25/2014 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM EDT

Essential Camping Skills Class | Family | Kids
Join the REI Outdoor School instructors to learn Essential Camping Skills. Our instructors will show you where to position your kitchen area, your bathroom facilities, and your tent site for maximum safety and comfort. Our goal is to teach practical camping skills for use in every situation, from car camping to long-distance backpacking.

Location: Island Ford Unit - Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area | More Info, Directions, Gear List

Member: $40.00
Non Member: $60.00

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5/25/2014 2:00 - 4:00 PM EDT

SUP Yoga - REI Nature's Gym
Combine the peace and serenity of the classic art and Yoga with the on-water fluidity of Stand Up Paddleboarding. Your instructor will join the two activities to provide a unique way to challenge your mind and body on the water.

Location: Stone Mountain Park - Campground | More Info, Directions, Gear List

Member: $25.00
Non Member: $45.00

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5/26/2014 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM EDT

Learn to Kayak Class for Seniors | Senior (Over 55) Only
This class will introduce students to the basics of paddling a kayak in a mild setting and at a relaxed pace. Students will learn about kayaks, paddles, gear and clothing before learning to launch and being introduced to the basic paddle strokes. This class is a great way for those considering kayaking to try it out. This class is for adults (55+)

Location: Stone Mountain Park - Campground | More Info, Directions, Gear List

Member: $70.00
Non Member: $90.00

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5/27/2014 6:30 - 8:30 PM EDT

Map and Compass Navigation Basics
Come learn basic navigation skills using map and compass to find your way. In this in-store class you'll learn the parts of a compass, how to read a topographic map and how to use them in tandem. You'll learn how to pinpoint your location through triangulation and then navigate to new locations by following a bearing.

Location: Kennesaw REI | More Info, Directions

Member: $30.00
Non Member: $50.00

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5/28/2014 6:30 - 8:30 PM EDT

GPS Navigation Basics
Join an REI Outdoor School instructor as he or she leads you through the basics of GPS navigation. Learn how to use your pocket-sized navigator to pinpoint your location, mark waypoints and navigate to distant points. If you own a GPS unit, please bring it to the class. This is an in-store class.

Location: Buford REI | More Info, Directions

Member: $30.00
Non Member: $50.00

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5/31/2014 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM EDT

Kayak Day Tour of Stone Mountain Park | Adventure
Come and paddle with us on the beautiful lake surrounding Stone Mountain Park! Lunch, guides and equipment all included. You'll gain a unique perspective of the mountain as it reflects in the lake all around your touring kayak.

Location: Stone Mountain Park - Campground | More Info, Directions, Gear List

Member: $125.00
Non Member: $145.00

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5/31/2014 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM EDT

SUP Yoga - REI Nature's Gym
Combine the peace and serenity of the classic art and Yoga with the on-water fluidity of Stand Up Paddleboarding. Your instructor will join the two activities to provide a unique way to challenge your mind and body on the water.

Location: Stone Mountain Park - Campground | More Info, Directions, Gear List

Member: $25.00
Non Member: $45.00

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6/1/2014 9:00 - 11:00 AM EDT

How to Ride a Bike - One on One Instruction
Join us for a private one-on-one instruction session with an Outdoor School cycling instructor. We will provide customized instruction on beginning bike skills and how to ride a bike. Open to adults or kids aged 5 and up.

Location: Brook Run Park | More Info, Directions, Gear List

Member: $120.00
Non Member: $140.00

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6/1/2014 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM EDT

Kayak Tour - Chattahoochee River / Bulls Sluice Lake | Adventure
Come and paddle with us on the beautiful Chattahoochee River! On this scenic tour you will experience rocky bluffs, wetlands, water fowl and the river's uniquely undeveloped corridor, all from the slow moving water of Bulls Sluice Lake.

Location: Chattahoochee Nature Center | More Info, Directions, Gear List

Member: $60.00
Non Member: $80.00

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6/1/2014 9:00 - 11:00 AM EDT

Yoga Hike - REI Nature's Gym
Join us as we combine two popular activities: Yoga and hiking, while exploring a scenic local trail. Our Outdoor School Yoga & Fitness instructors will lead you on an easy hike, stopping along the way for a field Yoga session.

Location: Stone Mountain Park - Walk-up Trailhead | More Info, Directions, Gear List

Member: $45.00
Non Member: $65.00

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6/1/2014 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM EDT

Introduction to Road Cycling Class
This outing is perfect for beginning cyclists who know the basics of riding but are looking to explore the rapidly growing sport of Road Cycling. We'll cover the bike, basic riding techniques, risk management, law, riding etiquette, and basic bike maintenance skills.

Location: Lake Lanier Islands | More Info, Directions, Gear List

Member: $65.00
Non Member: $85.00

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6/1/2014 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM EDT

Rock Climbing Anchors Class - Natural & Fixed Protection
We will cover climbing gear, knots, evaluation and use of natural and fixed protection, and equalizing the forces on the anchor. This is a hands on program where you will build climbing anchors. This outing will focus on construction and assessment of anchors.

Location: Allenbrook - Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area | More Info, Directions, Gear List

Member: $90.00
Non Member: $110.00

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6/7/2014 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM EDT

Introduction to Mountain Biking Class
On easy terrain, our instructors teach basic techniques such as shifting, braking, ascending, descending and maneuvering around obstacles. Novara mountain bikes are provided free for those without a bike. Recommended for ages 14 and older; under 18 must be accompanied by a parent or responsible adult.

Location: Fort Yargo State Park - Site B | More Info, Directions, Gear List

Member: $65.00
Non Member: $85.00

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6/7/2014 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM EDT

Learn to Kayak Class
This class will introduce students to the basics of paddling a kayak in a mild setting and at a relaxed pace. Students will learn about kayaks, paddles, gear and clothing before learning to launch and being introduced to the basic paddle strokes. This class is a great way for those considering kayaking to try it out.

Location: Panola Mountain State Park | More Info, Directions, Gear List

Member: $70.00
Non Member: $90.00

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6/7/2014 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM EDT

Learn to Stand Up Paddleboard (SUP) Class
Learn what you need to know to get started in the exciting sport of Stand Up Paddleboarding. We'll teach you proper stance, paddling strokes, and balance on the board. You'll get on the water instruction and practice. All equipment included.

Location: Panola Mountain State Park | More Info, Directions, Gear List

Member: $70.00
Non Member: $90.00

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6/7/2014 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM EDT

How to Ride a Bike for Kids | Kids
Is your child struggling to learn how to ride their bike? Our kid-friendly instructors will help them with their first lesson (possibly the only lesson they will need)! Our fun, unique and proven instruction methods have helped hundreds of kids experience the joy of riding a bike. How to Ride a Bike for Kids is for children 4 - 11 years old.

Location: Buford REI | More Info, Directions, Gear List

Member: $45.00
Non Member: $65.00

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6/7/2014 1:00 - 3:00 PM EDT

How To Ride A Bike Class
If you never learned to ride a bike or need to relearn the basics, this is the class for you! Our patient instructors use a series of skill-developing exercises to get you up on two wheels. You'll learn to start and stop smoothly while balancing comfortably on a bike. How to Ride a Bike class is for adults and kids 12 and older.

Location: Buford REI | More Info, Directions, Gear List

Member: $65.00
Non Member: $85.00

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6/7/2014 1:00 - 3:00 PM EDT

Learn to Stand Up Paddleboard (SUP) Class
Learn what you need to know to get started in the exciting sport of Stand Up Paddleboarding. We'll teach you proper stance, paddling strokes, and balance on the board. You'll get on the water instruction and practice. All equipment included.

Location: Panola Mountain State Park | More Info, Directions, Gear List

Member: $70.00
Non Member: $90.00

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6/7/2014 1:00 - 3:00 PM EDT

Learn to Kayak Class
This class will introduce students to the basics of paddling a kayak in a mild setting and at a relaxed pace. Students will learn about kayaks, paddles, gear and clothing before learning to launch and being introduced to the basic paddle strokes. This class is a great way for those considering kayaking to try it out.

Location: Panola Mountain State Park | More Info, Directions, Gear List

Member: $70.00
Non Member: $90.00

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6/8/2014 9:00 - 11:00 AM EDT

SUP Yoga - REI Nature's Gym
Combine the peace and serenity of the classic art and Yoga with the on-water fluidity of Stand Up Paddleboarding. Your instructor will join the two activities to provide a unique way to challenge your mind and body on the water.

Location: Stone Mountain Park - Campground | More Info, Directions, Gear List

Member: $25.00
Non Member: $45.00

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6/8/2014 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM EDT

Learn to Kayak Class with Tour
This class will introduce students to the basics of paddling a kayak in a mild setting and at a relaxed pace. After the class we will take a 2 to 3 hour paddle tour of the area to practice our skills and enjoy the scenery from the decks of our kayaks.

Location: Stone Mountain Park - Campground | More Info, Directions, Gear List

Member: $95.00
Non Member: $115.00

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6/8/2014 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM EDT

Cycling Tour - Arabia Mountain Nature Preserve | Cycling
Discover one of Atlanta's classic cycling routes around the beautiful Arabia Mountain Nature Preserve. We will ride 17-20 miles at a comfortable pace; no rider is left behind. Novara road bikes can be provided at no additional charge. Prerequisite: Introduction to Road Cycling or equivalent skills.

Location: Arabia Mountain Nature Preserve - Evans Mill Trailhead | More Info, Directions, Gear List

Member: $45.00
Non Member: $65.00

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6/8/2014 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM EDT

Rock Climbing Rescue Class
Join REI Outdoor School rock climbing instructors to learn assisted-rescue skills no climber should be without: getting yourself out of tricky situations and assisting others when professional help is unavailable. You'll learn how to escape a belay setup, ascend to aid an injured climber and assist your partner from above.

Location: Stone Summit Climbing Gym | More Info, Directions, Gear List

Member: $45.00
Non Member: $65.00

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6/10/2014 6:30 - 8:30 PM EDT

Map and Compass Navigation Basics
Come learn basic navigation skills using map and compass to find your way. In this in-store class you'll learn the parts of a compass, how to read a topographic map and how to use them in tandem. You'll learn how to pinpoint your location through triangulation and then navigate to new locations by following a bearing.

Location: Perimeter REI | More Info, Directions

Member: $30.00
Non Member: $50.00

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6/11/2014 6:30 - 8:30 PM EDT

GPS Navigation Basics
Join an REI Outdoor School instructor as he or she leads you through the basics of GPS navigation. Learn how to use your pocket-sized navigator to pinpoint your location, mark waypoints and navigate to distant points. If you own a GPS unit, please bring it to the class. This is an in-store class.

Location: Kennesaw REI | More Info, Directions

Member: $30.00
Non Member: $50.00

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6/14/2014 - 6/15/2014 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM EDT

Overnight Backpacking Class
Take your first backpack trip with the experts! Learn about what to bring, how to carry it, what and how to cook, how to manage water, navigation and camp skills, and much more in an intensive 2 day course. The load will be light and the trail easy, designed with beginners in mind.

Location: Fort Mountain State Park | More Info, Directions, Gear List

Member: $275.00
Non Member: $295.00

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6/14/2014 - 6/15/2014 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM EDT

Lightweight Overnight Backpacking
A lightweight backpack is a great way to add comfort to your hiking experience and make more miles on the trail. We'll help you trim down your gear, while still being comfortable. This overnight outing will teach you the tricks of the trade in lightweight backpacking. All food, backpacks, and group camp equipment is included in the price.

Location: Fort Mountain State Park | More Info, Directions, Gear List

Member: $250.00
Non Member: $270.00

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6/15/2014 8:00 - 10:00 AM EDT

Yoga Hike - REI Nature's Gym
Join us as we combine two popular activities: Yoga and hiking, while exploring a scenic local trail. Our Outdoor School Yoga & Fitness instructors will lead you on an easy hike, stopping along the way for a field Yoga session.

Location: Davidson - Arabia Mountain Nature Preserve | More Info, Directions, Gear List

Member: $45.00
Non Member: $65.00

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6/15/2014 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM EDT

Backcountry Navigation With a GPS
Head out into the field for a day of hands-on GPS navigation training. You'll learn how to enter waypoints, use the tracklog on your GPS, and transfer information between the unit and your map. If you own a GPS unit, please bring it. We recommend Map and Compass Navigation Basics or equivalent prior to this outing.

Location: Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park - Cheatham Hill Parking Area | More Info, Directions, Gear List

Member: $60.00
Non Member: $80.00

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6/15/2014 9:00 - 11:00 AM EDT

How to Ride a Bike - One on One Instruction
Join us for a private one-on-one instruction session with an Outdoor School cycling instructor. We will provide customized instruction on beginning bike skills and how to ride a bike. Open to adults or kids aged 5 and up.

Location: Kennesaw REI | More Info, Directions, Gear List

Member: $120.00
Non Member: $140.00

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6/15/2014 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM EDT

Kayak Day Tour of Stone Mountain Park | Adventure
Come and paddle with us on the beautiful lake surrounding Stone Mountain Park! Lunch, guides and equipment all included. You'll gain a unique perspective of the mountain as it reflects in the lake all around your touring kayak.

Location: Stone Mountain Park - Campground | More Info, Directions, Gear List

Member: $125.00
Non Member: $145.00

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6/15/2014 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM EDT

Kayak Tour - Stone Mountain Park
Come and paddle with us on the beautiful lake surrounding Stone Mountain Park! You'll gain a unique perspective of the mountain as it reflects in the lake all around your touring kayak.

Location: Stone Mountain Park - Campground | More Info, Directions, Gear List

Member: $60.00
Non Member: $80.00

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6/15/2014 9:00 - 11:00 PM EDT

Full Moon Hike
There's nothing like hiking under a full moon! Join a trained REI Outdoor School Instructor for a special moonlit adventure at a nearby park. We'll also teach you a few tips for hiking at any time of day. See location details for more information on the venue.

Location: Davidson - Arabia Mountain Nature Preserve | More Info, Directions, Gear List

Member: $15.00
Non Member: $35.00

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6/19/2014 6:30 - 8:30 PM EDT

GPS & Computers Class: Utilizing Garmin's Mapping Software
Learn how to utilize interactive GPS mapping software to improve your trip planning. This class will cover the ins and outs of Garmin's MapInstall and BaseCamp software, to help you load maps, and to create and manage waypoints, routes and tracks.

Location: Kennesaw REI | More Info, Directions

Member: $40.00
Non Member: $60.00

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