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The Outdoors Camping and Survival Skills

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Equip young campers with the tips and strategies for a safe trip to the outdoors with a series of lessons. They learn how to start fires with and without firewood, keep warm in snowy weather, and purify water to make it safe for drinking.
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Outdoor Education Map

For Teachers 5th - 7th Standards
Sixth graders mark activity stations and locations of important buildings on a grid map of an outdoor education school. This is a practical application for the skill of graphing points in the four quadrants of the coordinate plane.
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Camp Green Lake

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students explore environments by creating a travel brochure in class. In this graphic design students view the film Holes and discuss Camp Green Lake, the setting of the movie. Students utilize word processing software to create a travel...
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Holes-Outdoor Adventure Camp

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students read the book and watch the movie, Holes. They create a brochure (containing specific information) that advertises Camp Green Lake as a newly refurbished outdoor adventure camp. They display the brochures for the rest of the...
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Outdoor Survival

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Which of the following can you survive without for the longest time: water, food, or a positive mental attitude? The answer may surprise you. Guide learners of all ages through games, activities, and discussions about surviving in the...
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Camping is Fun!

For Students 3rd - 4th
In this word meanings in context instructional activity, students read the passage about camping and think about the meanings of the words backpack, campfire, route, compass, waterproof, scenery, chore, and wilderness. Students then...
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Preschool Lesson Plan: Camping

For Teachers Pre-K - 1st
Students explore nature by participating in an outdoor field trip. In this class camping lesson, students read several books about the outdoors including Dora's Camping Trip. Students participate in outdoor activities including singing...
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Camp Expedition

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Students select an animal to research that lives in the camp environment. Students spend time using books and the Internet to research their animals, including size and appearance. Students create a mural to depict the environment and...
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Winter Survival/Hike

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Hibernation isn't just about staying fed, it's about staying warm. Young environmentalists explore the importance of staying warm in the wilderness with a short lesson about surviving in the wild. Using gelatin to represent warm-blooded...
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Backpacking Checklist

For Students 6th - Higher Ed
Use technology when preparing to get back to nature! If you lead outdoors education, camping, or backpacking field trips, here is a tool that will help you gather the necessary supplies. It is a collection of modifiable materials lists,...
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Summer Camp in the Classroom

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Students explore wildlife plants and summer activities. In this natural science lesson, students identify plants and animals and create a scrapbook of their findings.
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Summertime -- Camping Memory Game

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Young scholars discuss the items needed to camp outside. They identify objects in a backpack and tell what the item could be used for. They hide the objects throughout the room and they are to find them.
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Camping Out

For Students 3rd - 6th
In this consumer math instructional activity, learners read about a scout group that is going camping and the prices of the camping gear they will need. They then answer 5 questions about the things the scout group purchases for the trip.
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Beany Goes to Camp Chapter 1 Arrival

For Students 2nd - 3rd
In this reading worksheet, students show their comprehension after reading Chapter 1 of Beany Goes to Camp. Students match 6 vocabulary words with their definitions and answer 3 essay questions.
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Managing Forests to Prevent Wildfires

For Teachers 3rd - 7th
Sometimes the best way to prevent forest fires is to create smaller fires. Explore forest management with an activity that explains the ways that controlled burns can keep unexpected fires from running amok in the wilderness and nearby...
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Surviving the Conditions

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Young scholars explore Earth science by participating in an environmental care activity. In this natural resources lesson, students discuss ways to protect themselves from the environment if they are ever in need of shelter in the...
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Distress Signals

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Protect young campers from finding themselves lost in the woods with a series of instructions and exercises about wilderness survival. Focused on alerting others to a problem or to their whereabouts, the lessons guide middle and high...
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Backpacking - Lesson 7 - How to Build a Campfire

For Teachers 9th - 12th
For some, building a campfire is the best part about going backpacking. Learn what it takes to build a good campfire. Read the regulations about having campfire outdoors and make sure to follow the safety tips to prevent forest...
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How to Cross a River

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Teamwork is the key to crossing a river. Show this clip to demonstrate how to stay safe while crossing a river or fast rushing stream. Hiking or camping with children can be dangerous and this skill is one I've stressed many times while...
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Taking Responsible Risks

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
What does it mean to take responsible risks? Guide young readers through several lessons about one of the Habits of Mind with a set of lessons focused on forests, the outdoors, and naturalism.
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Survival

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Equip young campers with important survival knowledge with a set of engaging lessons. Teammates work together to complete three outdoor activities, which include building a shelter, starting a campfire, and finding directions in the...
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Be Considerate of Others

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Students explore the environment by participating in an outdoors activity. In this nature appreciation lesson, students discuss how to minimize their human imprint when experiencing nature. Students conduct a nature walk and plan out an...
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Dispose of Waste Properly

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students explore biology by participating in an environmental role-play activity. In this animal waste lesson, students identify the appropriate way to dispose of human and animal waste when staying outdoors. Students conduct an outdoor...
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Creek Teach

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students develop lessons which they teach to younger students in a type of outdoor education camp.

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