Friday, November 5, 2010

On The Road Again

Last night we had our skit night and the teacher skit was a big hit. As usual the skits were very creative, and it was great to see some of our students taking some leadership roles.

Today we will be getting to the buses around 10:30, I hope to be on the road by 11:00.
Because today is a minimum day, our plan is to beat the normal pick up if at all possible. You should plan on being at our arrival spot by 12:00 even if that means you have to wait a little while.

we will be updating the hot line as soon as we have phone service, and will update it every 20 minutes.

See you soon

Thursday, November 4, 2010

Wednesday, November 3, 2010

We Got a Visitor!

Once again we got to see deer up close and personal. Mrs. Martin made it up for the morning trails and got to experience lunch and was a celebrity for the day.

The afternoon gave students the chance to go on some more strenuous hikes, according to their comfort level. Tonight students will rotate from station to station; learning about chemical combination's, nutrition and everyone's favorite SMORES! Guess what station Miss Leon and Mr. K will be helping with!

A Few More Pics

Tuesday, November 2, 2010

Day In Pics

Afternoon senses group

Outdoor Ed Day 2

Monday night ended with students getting to look at Jupiter and her moons. Many were amazed to see so many stars. It was great to hear of the mysterious noises that were coming from the bushes. (Don't tell them it was me)
Students were on the trails bright and early; again many saw dear on the meadow, and many pictures were taken. I was pleased to hear that most of our students received a rating of five (the highest) while on trail.

After lunch schools met with just their students to hear some of the highlights and concerns. Overwhelmingly there were very few concerns. Food made just about everyone's list as a good thing.

This afternoon groups went on activity trails, where some learned about survival, or building shelters, others learned about optical illusions and the senses, and one group learned about art.

Some homesickness has been reported but it looks like they are hanging in there. I have tried to meet with those that I know of.

Monday, November 1, 2010

Monday Day One

We made it. Students have gone out on the trail and most of them were able to get within twenty yards of a heard of deer. What a great start!

There were a few food items that students brought that were quickly handed over to camp staff.

Lunch was great, dinner is right around the corner. Tonight we will be using telescopes down on the meadow. We should get a great view of Jupiter.

The only problem is that there is no phone service, so we will have to use the blog for our updates.

Take Care I will post again tomorrow.

Chip Kavanaugh AKA Mr. K