Through problem solving activities that stress cooperation, students develop leadership, communication, planning skills, and build trust with one another. Concepts include teamwork, communication, cooperation, community, and trust. Appropriate for grades 1-12. This can be further enhanced by a trip to the challenge course.
Continue developing group-building skills at a challenge course, including permanent cooperative elements nestled in the forest. Concepts include teamwork, trust, focus, listening skills, and communication. Appropriate for grades 4-12.
Learn to use a map and compass to pinpoint your location and find your way through the forest. Concepts include topographic, magnetic north, map reading skills, true north, and navigation. Appropriate for grades 4-8.
Learn basic outdoor wilderness skills that can be applied to a day hike or an overnight trip. Concepts include fire building and safety, shelter building, leave-no-trace, preparation, planning, and wilderness. Appropriate for grades 1-8.