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Pack Basket making course

May 8 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Ready for an adventure? In this course, we will weave a 21” pack basket. This is our largest basket!

MUST register for course and pay $140 in advance for instructor to buy enough materials for attendees.  

A pack basket is a traditional type of backpack used for carrying items while hiking, hunting, or for general outdoor activities. Pack baskets have a long history dating back centuries and have been used by various cultures around the world.

This basket will be made with premium reed and will have either an ash or oak handle. All baskets will have a base, feet and pack straps of various colors. We will also have color reeds available to give your basket a little color.

We will go through step-by step instructions to ensure that all students finish their basket. This class is for any basket ability even a beginner. Join us to make this beautiful pack basket and learn a skill for life!

All classes are taught by instructor, Jessica Steele and all materials are included. Registration and payment are required to hold your spot in class. Space is limited! Cancellations must be made at least 48 hours in advance to receive a refund.

FMI: www.woodthrushwilderness.com

Jessica Steele M.Ed. has a deep passion for the wilderness and for teaching. She has been working in the field of Adventure and Environmental Education for more than 30 years. This leg of her journey is about connecting more deeply with herself, others, and the wilderness. Join her for a program of connection, learning, and growing.


Sunday, May 5, 2024
9:00 AM 5:00 PM
Hasty Community Center (hosted by Androscoggin Land Trust)
48 Pettingill Park Road Auburn, ME, 04210United States (map)


May 8
9:00 am - 5:00 pm


Androscoggin Land Trust
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Hasty Community Center
48 Pettingill Park
Auburn, ME 04210 United States
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