Story last updated at 8/15/2012 - 1:37 pm
JUNEAU - On August 25 Alaska Zipline Adventure will host an afternoon of family friendly activities for the community to enjoy with all proceeds benefitting Discovery Southeast. Discovery Southeast is a local non-profit organization that provides outdoor education for the local community.
Everyone is invited to come to Eaglecrest Ski lodge from noon-5 p.m. for a festival of events including two short ziplines ($15, ages 7 & up), a kids obstacle course ($5), axe throwing ($5 for adults and children), face painting ($5), a recycled arts & crafts table ($5), free music by Teri Tibbett, and grilled food, drinks, and beer will be available for purchase.
Discovery Southeast gets Alaskans outdoor's through hands-on nature education programs to teach everyone to enjoy the natural surroundings and develop a lifelong, healthy appreciation for the outdoors. Alaska Zipline Adventures at Eaglecrest shares the same outdoor values and is pleased to sponsor Mountain Zip Fest to help raise money for this great local organization. Proceeds from the event will go to summer camps, programs in schools, enrichment programs, teacher education trips, and publications about local trails and natural areas.
For more information contact: Rachel Despain, AZA Owner, 321-3947 or Shawn Eisele, Discovery Southeast, 723-9066.