Quest to hold Winter Festival

Winter Festival For immediate release: January 25, 2013

The Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania Quest program will host the annual Human-Powered Winter Festival on Saturday, Feb. 9, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on BU’s upper campus. The event is free and open to the public.

Several outdoor activities will be held throughout the day including kayak sledding, snowshoeing, mock ice climbing and cross country skiing. The Quest members will also hold a number of workshops covering topics from hypothermia management and prevention to what outdoors enthusiasts should pack to eat while on the trails in the winter.

Bloomsburg University is one of 14 universities in the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education. BU serves approximately 10,000 students, offering comprehensive programs of study in the colleges of Education, Business, Liberal Arts and Science and Technology.