Self-Reliance Workshop Series continues TODAY with DIY Pack & Rope Making


Pack & Rope making Workshop

Join G.A.L.A. and Jack Mountain Bushcraft School’s Director, Tim Smith, on Wednesday, July 10th as he teaches how to make rope and a pack frame from materials found in local backyards and northeastern forests. Participants will go for a short hike around the Moody Mountain Farm to gather materials before they return to the barn to learn the details of rope crafting, and pack frame building.

Jack Mountain Bushcraft School is a bushcraft, survival, guide training, and wilderness expedition school established in 1999 on the Aroostook River in Masardis, Maine. Students can enjoy many wilderness programs exploring Northern Maine, for one day, two weeks, or a whole year. The school’s year long immersion program is the longest and most comprehensive bushcraft, survival, and guide training courses in North America. Find out more about Jack Mountain Bushcraft School

All workshops are $15.00 for G.A.L.A. members or $35.00 for non-members. There is no additional materials cost for this workshop. Workshops are open to the public and typically run from 5:30-8:00pm. Participant capacity varies for each topic so anyone interested should preregister by contacting G.A.L.A.’s AmeriCorps VISTA member, Emily Richey at 603-539-6460 or email