Mountain Shepherd


Explore with Confidence

At Mountain Shepherd, we believe every person, regardless of their background and level of experience, can learn to appreciate and navigate the outdoors. Mountain Shepherd provides the training and skills you need to embrace your next outdoor adventure. Each course and adventure we offer is focused on safety and preparedness in the outdoors. Through education and outdoor recreation, Mountain Shepherd aims to introduce people to new outdoor activities, to improve adventurers’ planning and preparedness skills, and to inspire everyone to learn more about the environment and themselves. Our experiences are tailored to each group of participants so every adventure is safe, personalized, challenging and exciting!


Enjoy exploring the
Mountain Shepherd Experience!

About GEMS

GEMS for G.I.R.L.s

GEMS for G.I.R.L.s

.entry-content a {font-weight: bold;text-decoration: underline;} Introducing “GEMS for G.I.R.L.s” from Girls Empowered by Mountain Shepherd (GEMS) and Girl Scouts of Virginia Skyline Council! This unique set of experiences for Cadettes, Seniors, and Ambassadors...

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