Get Outdoors with inTents!
If you’ve been camping for awhile you may remember your first camping trip. For many of us the experience had a lasting impression on us. Maybe it was the connection with nature or just being outdoors with friends. The camping experience crosses all generational lines. You are creating your own experience. For some its hiking and visiting the sites in the area. For others its a quite time to slow down the pace of life. Perhaps read a book, meditate or just sit quietly and listen.
inTents is a University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point student organization which has just begun this semester. The organization focuses on taking members on camping trips within the Wisconsin region. “We are trying to give the opportunity to people, get them exposed to camping and what it’s like to camp.
“We are trying to give the opportunity to people, get them exposed to camping and what it’s like to camp. I guess you could say its like a stepping stone into the camping world,” said Bertz.
Being outdoors can be unpredictable, for this reason the club requires that a safety officer with first aid training attend each outing, to prepare for potential accidents. inTents sponsors sophomores and freshman who wish to complete a first aid certification course, as long as they commit to two year membership to the club.