Southern Utah Mountain Biking. The youth group and chaperones arrive at the lodging facility late afternoon and settle into their rooms. After dinner there is a presentation on Mt. Biking and the trail we will be riding the next day. Each youth is be given a point and shoot digital camera and is taught how to use it.
After breakfast the next morning we go to Over The Edge (OTE) bike shop in Hurricane, Utah (http://otesports.com/locations/hurricane/)where each person is fitted with a Mt. Bike and receives basic instruction on Mt. Biking. After loading the bikes in the OTE trailer we head to a beginner-level trail that is be guided by an OTE guide. A naturalist would also accompany the group to talk about plants, animals, geology, archeology and human history associated with the region. Lunch and snacks would be provide on the trail.
After the ride group returns to the lodging, cleans up and has dinner. After dinner there is a discussion about the ride and a sharing of favorite photos taken that day. After breakfast the next morning the group attends a life-skills workshop and instruction on how to continue to live their lives astonished and how to be Live Astonished Ambassadors.