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ROAM Academy 102 - Set-up, Navigation, and Prepping for the Road

Kina’s classes are for families that want to hit the road in an RV and cover his 102 classes cover how to tow, gear lifts, how to boondock and go off-grid, setting up camp, how to keep kids entertained on the road, navigation apps, and more.

This content was originally published on ROAM. With outdoor adventure as part of their company’s DNA, ROAM believes fostering community and social connection are core to creating the world’s #1 adventure club. ROAM connects icons, athletes, experts, and visual storytellers to create original content for the outdoor enthusiast. ROAM Academy and Go RVing partnered to provide education to those new RVers just getting started as well as current RVers looking for some RV hacks and tips. More ROAM Academy content can be found HERE.

In case you missed it, watch ROAM ACADEMY 101 for Kina's Guides choosing your RV, essential tools, and what to know before hitting the road.

Systems Review Preparation and Packing


Passing Time on The Road

The downloadable materials referenced in the video above kid-friendly car activities can be found HERE.

Getting There - Navigation Choices

The downloadable materials referenced in the video above about navigation apps can be found HERE.

Arriving and Setting Up Camp


Putting it All Together


Kina Pickett

Creative Entrepreneur and Photographer

Kina Pickett was born and raised in Vermont, and was always close to nature. After a professional skiing career, Kina started a creative production agency called Helio. Following the success of his business, he decided to build a collaborative ideation workflow platform called ZPPR. His self-made businesses gave Kina and his family the ability to travel in their 1971 Airstream to visit family and explore Vermont. Kina is on a mission to explore the nomadic family lifestyle that leads all the way back to his roots, and spend time with his wife and two young children.