April Hike & Learn

Badges & Backpacks’ Board Members, donors, and volunteers recently participated in a Hike & Learn of the Ozark Highlands Trail. The Hike & Learn allowed Badges & Backpacks’ staff to experience a portion of the trail that will serve as our...
Donate on #GivingTuesday

Donate on #GivingTuesday

Donate on #GivingTuesday Badges & Backpacks has been busy lately! The support we have received lately has made it possible for us to begin purchasing items for our Inaugural Ozark Highlands Trail Expedition. We have already purchased 4 backpacks, 1 tent, and 1...
Dallas Give Camp 2017: Friday Night

Dallas Give Camp 2017: Friday Night

DallasGiveCamp 2017: Friday Night Badges & Backpacks is excited to present our professionally designed website, compliments of our team from Dallas Give Camp 2017! Since the beginning we have struggled to design a website that is professional, easy to navigate and...
It was an early wake up…

It was an early wake up…

Departing the Norm, Arrive at Adventure Originally published in a LANE more traveled.. By: Travis Seal I had to be at the airport by 6:30 am to make my 7:30 am departure. The night before my thoughts were cluttered with my pre-trip checklist. Did I have everything...
Day 35 of the Trail: 17.6 miles hiked…

Day 35 of the Trail: 17.6 miles hiked…

The 400 Mile Marker Originally published in a LANE more traveled.. By: Travis Seal There is always something, and last night it was a guy who had gone by our camp site and starred in a homicidal way at us. Honestly, I didn’t notice but Thomas did and that was...