The Fishin' Buddies! Hike-A-Thon
The Art of Nature
Location: Governors State University
Date: June 7, 2014
Time: Check in: 9am
Hike-a-thon: 10am - 3pm
The Fishin' Buddies! Hike-A-Thon is a one-of-a-kind fun, recreational and nature-connecting outdoor event. The event is in partnership with Fishin’ Buddies, Governors State University School of Extended Learning, College of Arts and Sciences and the Nathan Manilow Sculpture Park. There are over 100 local organizations, schools, businesses and clubs supporting this event as hikers, volunteers and sponsors.
The Fishin' Buddies! Hike-A-Thon is a one-of-a-kind fun, recreational and nature-connecting outdoor event. The event is in partnership with Governors State University.
This art-inspired Hike A Thon will be held at the wonderful Nathan Manilow Sculpture Park on the Governors State University main campus.
- Raise funds to support S.T.E.A.M. Programs for Chicago land at-risk youth. (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math)
- Expose families to Governors State University's sculpture park in the South Suburbs.
- Expose the south suburban community to Governor State University's new on-campus experience.
Pre-registered participants prior to May 24, 2014 in the Fishin' Buddies! Hike-A-Thon will receive an event Hat.
Event participants who raise $100 or more for the Event will receive:
- Official Hike A Thon Event T-shirt
- Official Event Hiking Back Pack
- Official Event ECO-water bottle
Participants registered after the May 24th cutoff will not receive the event Hat.
These late registrants can register for free and will have the opportunity to purchase event paraphernalia at the event.
All participants will have access to water and free healthy refreshments while supplies last.