Thanks to everyone who came out and supported Project Great Outdoors at Backwash 2015! Plans for Backwash 2016 are already fermenting! Here are the winners: Yelper’s Choice: Jake Wiskerchen, Wisker’s Brewery – Jake’s Hard Root Beer Brewer’s Choice: Brandon Robinson, Ginger House Brewing – Pine Rye-dr IPA Best Other – Jake’s Hard Root Beer […]
2015 basic Whitewater Guide Training!
Project Great Outdoors has announced volunteer training dates for its 2015 Whitewater Program. Project Great Outdoors is a non-profit organization which guides youth towards broader perspectives and self-discovery through adventures in the great outdoors. Whitewater volunteers lead young boaters through the challenge of rapids and the adventure of team-building and self-discovery on the American River. Dates […]
Free 2-day ropes course training for Project GO volunteers!
Project GO, in partnership with On Course, Inc. offers challenge ropes course adventures to qualifying youth programs. We need skilled volunteers to offer these programs to groups and that’s where this training comes in. It’s a two day workshop designed for YOU to gain the confidence, skills, and connections to facilitate for Project GO. No previous […]
Early Bird Backwash Tickets
On February 1, 2015 you’ll find a limited number of early bird tickets for Backwash. Act fast and you can attend our annual celebration of hops and hopes for only $35! This year, Backwash is a part of Reno Craft Beer Week, and will happen at the Freight House District at the Reno Aces Ballpark […]
The Best of Backwash You Say? What’s that all about?
The evolution of Backwash into one of the community’s most recognizable craft beer events has been a long, winding… and tasty… road to say the least. It has been and will continue to be Project Great Outdoor’s most important single fundraising event and crucial platform to get our word out. Backwash has also been, dare […]
2014 River Season is FULL!
Our river season schedule is full for the 2014 season. We’re excited to work with so many programs, and sorry to have to turn deserving groups away. We are looking at ways to expand the number of available dates next year: that will require additional volunteers and the cooperation of Mother Nature. Any river program […]
New Programs, New Training Opportunities!
2014 is starting with a BANG! This year, our 15th, brings the return of our Challenge Ropes Course Program and a brand-new “on-site” team building program. The website and all of our materials will be updated soon to reflect these new offerings! On Course Inc. of Grass Valley and Project Go have partnered to offer […]
Backwash still making a splash!
We are seeing echos of our second Backwash all over. Photos. Blogs. News Reoprts. Emails. It’s clear that we made an impression. Not only with the great beers, but with the the commitment to our purpose and the importance of Project GO’s work. We are already in the planning stages for Backwash 2013. Hope to […]
Backwash a HUGE success!
Backwash sold out this year, with over 500 people. Check back soon for photos, complete contest results and a recap. First and foremost, we thank our supporters, sponsors and friends. Project GO is proof that when a community wants to make the world a better place, they can. They do. And they can have a […]
Backwash is TODAY!
Are you ready? The west’s premier gathering of food, fun, music and BEER happens today! Advance general admission tickets are sold out, but YOU CAN STILL GO! There are a handful of VIP tickets on sale at http://backwashreno.org until noon Saturday the 20th, and there will be another 6o general admission tickets available at the […]