Apply right here right now!
I tell ya, something is happening right now because these adventure grants are popping up like dandelions…
a wild exaggeration of course but one blew my mind and the Hobkey Adventure Grant is like number three or something.
THE DEAL: This one is all about paddling. Any one, any where. There are no tricky rules except that…
THE DEADLINE IS TOMORROW, MAY 31st!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
…so be sure to apply asap, like right now, right here, seriously!
Again, why not? You have absolutely nothing to loose. And the more people apply the more momentum these grants get, and the more common they will become.
Now…I only just discovered this…and I already applied. I have an idea for a canoe trip, and it’s pretty far out. I probably can’t pull it together for at least a year. It might be a little insane, or a little impossible, but applying for a grant makes it a little more real too. It forces me to really think hard about what I want to do. Sometimes I feel silly applying for these things, but I just can’t find a reason not to.
These grants are also a good reason to have a list of potential adventures in the back of your mind. Who knows, maybe someday you’ll win a grant to help make one of your adventures a reality!
As I’m planning my Scotland trip a crazy mini-plan is emerging…the idea is to some how acquire a canoe. Canoes are big and heavy and expensive…they wont fit in your checked baggage, let alone your carry on! They wont fit on the train (usually) or on a bus and fitting them on the roof of a car can be quite sketchy…but in the world of outdoor travel I’d still have to say that canoes are drastically underrated. Continue reading