Students in the Great Outdoors Track spent Friday getting ready for the upcoming 2016 Idaho State Forestry Contest in Careywood. They spent time preparing for four categories: log scaling, tree and plant identification, silviculture for small-lot land owners, and orienteering. (Videos too)
Friday, April 22, 2016
The Great Outdoors Track students invited Hope Elementary students to participate in a variety of hands-on outdoor activities. The track students shared with the elementary students many of the new skills that they had learned over the course of this year's Great Outdoors track. How fun!
Getting into groups.
Learning to use one's hearing.
Learning teamwork through games.
Learning tree identification.
Building a shelter.
Debriefing after an activity.