JEEP 4×4 Educational 101 Classes & Playground 2019

April 28, 2019 @ 9:00 am – 3:30 pm
Curtis Lumber
885 State Route 67
Ballston Spa
New York 12020

Presented by Curtis Lumber Company, Capital District Jeep Wrangler –, Adirondack Jeeps Inc. Off-Road Up-Fitters, LLC, Doc Long’s 4×4,, iWaveTheApp, Livin’ the Dream Food Cart and Rick Sheill!

Our Jeep 4×4 101 Educational Classes & Off-Road Playground is perfect for those who just purchased a Jeep or are considering buying one. (All Jeeps are welcome, not just Wranglers) Of course, if you already own a Jeep, you are welcome to attend, you may just pick up a new tip or two and you can mingle with your fellow Jeepers.

This day is for perfect for you if you…..
• Want to learn some things about your new Jeep and get a feel for it off-road.
• Want to know what your Jeep can handle and how you should handle it during snow storms and less than ideal road conditions.
• Are interested in taking your Jeep on a wheeling excursion but don’t know who to contact or where to start.
• Want to meet other Jeep enthusiasts and learn about local Jeep Clubs in the area as well as meet with folks who can modify your Jeep to get it ready for trails and much more!

Our class instructors are Jeep Jamboree Trail Guides, William Adam Cartier and Brett Barkley who have years of experience in Jeeping and guiding. We will also have lady instructors in attendance to answer any questions ladies may have about their new Jeeps, wheeling, modifications, meet-ups and more!

• Jeep basics
• How to take your soft top down
• Winch use and safety
• How to put your Jeep in 4wd
• Things to bring on a wheeling trip
• CB Radio discussion and demo
• Jeep to Jeep recovery
• Proper gear
• Trail safety and etiquette
• Tread lightly
• And so much more!
A take home informative booklet will be provided to all drivers.

All attendees are welcome to go through our safe and guided off road course to feel what your Jeep can do! The course features, logs, hills, mud, rail road ties and more.

Come enjoy the day and mingle with other Jeep enthusiasts and get any questions answered you may have about your Jeep.

• Fun and informative hands on classes
• Time in the off road Jeep playground
• Lunch
• Cash only please. Payment due day of event at registration.


Adirondack Jeeps Inc.
A great club that is growing by leaps and bounds! Open to both new and seasoned Jeepers that want to learn how to wheel correctly while having fun!

Capital District Jeep Wrangler –
CDJW is a Jeep Wrangler club founded in 2012 that is located in the Capital District of Albany NY. CDJW operates on the foundation of community and camaraderie brought together by the hobby of off-roading in Jeep Wranglers. Members range from BRAND NEW Jeeps that just rolled off the lot to purpose built Jeeps that need to be towed to the trail. Their mission is to have fun and meet some fellow jeepers and just generally have a good time!

Off-Road Up-Fitters, LLC will be on hand to answer questions about customizing and modifying your Jeep. They are the place to go for all things Jeep related! They can assist you in getting your Jeep trail ready for wheeling adventures and more.

Doc Long’s 4×4
What started as a hobby, turned into a passion for owner Kevin Long. Doc Long’s will buy, sell, and outfit anything 4×4.
Since 1996 Jeep World has been listening to Jeep lovers to prepare their ride for their next adventure! They are continuously expanding their accessories catalog from the always popular seat covers and floor mats to some of the more recent popular items like Beach Towels and Jeep Tents. JeepWorld is the place to go for quality products, competitive online prices and excellent customer service.

Check out this cool App for your phone that notifies you of approaching Jeeps, sends a wave to passing jeeps and you can even save your favorite jeeps. iWave was designed for Jeep Enthusiasts who are committed to the tradition of the Jeep Wave!

Other vendors TBD. We will also be raffling off a Jeep Recovery Kit courtesy of your friends at Curtis Lumber Company! Raffle will benefit the Steve Caporizzo’s Pet Connection.

Location: Curtis Lumber – 885 Route 67 – Ballston Spa, NY
Date: April 28, 2019
Registration starts at 9 am
Class #1 at 10:00 am
Course time
Lunch starts at 11:30 pm
Class #2 – At 1:00 pm
Course time
Course closes at 3:30

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