Get Outdoors for Clean Water
The Gunpowder Watershed is our connection to the Chesapeake Bay. It is full of history, beauty, and important wildlife habitat. It is also the source of over 60% of the Baltimore area's drinking water.
This spring, enjoy the ultimate staycation while helping Gunpowder Valley Conservancy (GVC) raise $25,000 in support of land preservation and watershed restoration!
There are several ways you can participate in the Explore the Gunpowder Watershed Challenge from May 1 - June 14, 2023. There is NO registration fee required to participate!
Introducing our Explore Challenges
- Each challenge you complete will earn you one entry to win two free tickets (value $150) to Gunpowder Valley Conservancy's Evening Among the Trees dinner on September 9, 2023.
- Everyone that completes at least one challenge will also earn a special "Gunpowder Explorer" embroidered patch.
Resources for Explore the Gunpowder
- Click here to download our 2023 Explore the Gunpowder - Info Guide. It goes over step-by-step how to register, create your fundraising dashboard, log your activity miles, and more.
Challenge #1: Passport Challenge
- Click here to view our Gunpowder Passport Blog - where to get your Passport stickers and upcoming special events!
- Click here to download the 2023 Gunpowder Passport - use this version if you are unable to get a printed passport at our designated locations.
Challenge #2: Activity Challenge
Challenge #3: Fundraising Challenge
- Click here to set up your online fundraising page
- Don't have time to commit to a 45 day challenge? You can make a one-time donation to GVC You'll still be helping us move that thermometer all the way to 100%!