It's just about time for some exciting developments.  Several big events are on the horizon that you'll want to consider.  Although most of our overnight trips require formal membership the events listed below do not.  You'll want to consider each of these to (1) Learn more about CIWC and (2) consider membership.  


January 23, 2019 – Public Roll Out at Holliday Park (Indianapolis)

This is when we release our trips to the general public.  Trip leaders will be present to promote their trips and to answer questions.  Dues-paying members did have the first chance at sign up prior to this time but there still will be lots of openings.  Once you see a trip that you like you can then join the club on the spot and then sign up with a deposit.  Here is a link to the Event - read about it and RSVP:  Public Rollout  


The Central Indiana Wilderness Club will again have a booth in the Quiet Sports Club Area in the Champions Pavilion.  Volunteers will present our club to the general public and talk about our offerings of classes, day events, overnight trips and volunteer opportunities.  Come out to the fairgrounds, enjoy the show and stop by our booth.  Link: Boat Show

March 23, 2019 - 9:30 AM to 1:00 PM:  Annual Beginner Backpacking Class

This will be our Annual Beginner Backpacking Class / seminar held at Holliday Park.  Over the course of 3-4 hours you’ll get a glimpse of what backpacking is all about.  Close to 20 presenters will “show and tell” ……   equipment, food prep, destinations, and “how to”.  On that same day we will release a number of beginner overnight trips that you can sign up for only a $25 fee.  These overnight trips will be held on a weekend during the spring at locations within Indiana.  The trips are “teaching trips” and will be led by experienced leaders. 

More details will be released soon.... 

November / December 2018 Newsletter (Word) 

November / December 2018 Newsletter (PDF)


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