Outdoor Education Class

Outdoor Education was an awesome class…

…that brought a bunch of kids together where we forged friendships, learned new skills, grew in confidence (and got extra credit, too!) I wrote this in high school – can you feel how much fun we had??

outdoor education class

Many schools offer outdoor education classes.

It’s a great opportunity for shy kids to make new friends, for those who haven’t experienced many outdoor activities to be introduced to new skills in a safe environment, and for the nature-enthused, it provides even more experiences to enjoy.

  • Fire building
  • Survival skills
  • Canoeing and paddling skills
  • Water Rescue
  • Camp trips
  • Races and adventures
  • Snow camping and cold survival
  • The list goes on!

Winter Camping with Outdoor Education!

This was one of the adventures our teachers arranged.

We snowshoed in, built snow forts, and slept in them!

Here are some tips on how to make your own for a unique winter adventure – even in your own yard.

Backyard Camping

If outdoor ed isn’t an option, or if your kids are too young, you can be an outdoor ed teacher from the safety of your own backyard.

We did this during COVID… yes, as “adults,” and we had a lot of fun!

Here are some suggestions and gear for setting up your own backyard camping fest!

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