Field Trips

Our School Field Trips are set up as an a la carte menu of activities that range from TEKS oriented Science and Math Studies that will target the objectives required by the Texas Education Agency to High Adventure Programs designed to provide unique experiences that build confidence, communication skills and teamwork. Our motto is Education through Experience, let us build an experience your students will never forget!

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Science Studies

NOTE: Some of these can be self-led, as indicated by an *

*FISHING / 40-45 MIN / ALL GRADE LEVELS/ $160 ($50 IF SELF-LED)

OBJECTIVES: Have fun catching fish while learning about fish species living in the pond at the Irma Lewis Seguin Outdoor Learning Center, and their habitat.

SUBJECT AREAS: Life Science

KEY WORDS: Fishing safety, species, habitat

SCIENCE TEKS: Scientific Investigations and Reasoning; Science Concepts (Matter and Energy, Force Motion and Energy; Earth and Space; Organisms and Environments)

ROLE PLAYING THE WATER CYCLE / 40-45 MIN / 2 AND 3 / $160

OBJECTIVES: A role playing activity introducing students to water cycle, and the changing states of matter within the water cycle.

SUBJECT AREAS: Science (Water Cycle)

KEY WORDS: Water Cycle, Evaporation, Condensation, Precipitation, Accumulation

SCIENCE TEKS: 2.5(A)(B); 3.5(B)(C)

*NATURE HIKE BINGO / 30-40 MIN / K - 3 / $160 ($50 IF SELF-LED)

OBJECTIVES: Students will observe nature by walking on ILSOLC trails. The students connect with the plants and animals they encounter in order to develop an understanding of nature and the environment using their senses of sight, smell, touch, and hearing. Students will make observations of both living and non-living things using a Nature Detective Bingo Card.

SUBJECT AREAS: Organisms and Environments

KEY WORDS: Plant, insect, animal, bird, spider, feeding, living organisms, environment, life cycle, food chain, behavior

SCIENCE TEKS: K.2(A)(B)(D)(E), K.3(B), K.4(B), K.5(A), K.6(A)(C)(D), K.9(A)(B), K.10(A)(B)(C)(D); 1.1(B), 1.2(A)(B)(D)(E), 1.4(8), 1.5(A), 1.6(A), 1.9(A)(C), 1.10(A)(D); 2.2(A)(D), 2.7(A), 2.9(A)(C), 2.10(A); 3.2(F), 3.9(A)(B)(C), 3.10(A)

INSECTS / 40-45 MIN / GRADES K-1 AND 2-4/ $160

OBJECTIVES: Through books, pictures, and hands-on activities the students will learn: the difference between bugs and insects, how to identify an insect, why it is important to study insects, and the benefits of good insects, the problems with "pesky" insects. The session will end with students catching their own insects and then releasing them.

SUBJECT AREAS: Life Science

KEY WORDS: Insects, abdomen, head, thorax, benefits, tools

SCIENCE TEKS: K.2(A)(C)(D); K.3(C), K.4(A); K.9(B), K.10(A)(B); 1.1(A), 1.2(A)(C)(E), 1.4(A), 1.10(A); 2.1(A), 2.2(A)(C)(E,) 2.4(A), 2.10(A)(C); 2.2(A), 2.4(A)(B), 2.9(A); 3.2(A)(E), 3.3(A), 3.10(A); 4.9(A), 4.10(A)

*FISH PRINTS / 40-45 MIN / K - 3 / $160 ($50 IF SELF-LED)

OBJECTIVES: Learn about the fish anatomy, body shape and other adaptations that give certain fish advantages. Students will produce a fish print they can take with them and be able to distinguish its various body parts.

SUBJECT AREAS: Science and Art

KEY WORDS: Shape, size, larger, smaller, scales, fins, habitat, float, sink, environment, survive

SCIENCE TEKS: 2.4(A)(B), 2.9(A), 2.10(A); 3.4(A)(B), 3.10(A)

WONDERS OF WATER / 30 MIN / K - 3 / $160

OBJECTIVES: Students are introduced to the basic properties of water. Students demonstrate how water is measurable, how it can dissolve substances, how its' surface tension can support objects and how some objects sink and some float. After hands on water experiments, students go on a walk to see a pond and a flowing stream to discover how the properties of water create habitat. Observations and correlations can be more in-depth with grade level.

SUBJECT AREAS: Matter and Energy, Motion and Energy, Earth and Space, Organisms & Environment

KEY WORDS: Water, flow, pond, stream, surface tension, dissolve, habitat, aquarium

SCIENCE TEKS: K.2(B)(C)(E), K.4(A), K.5(A), K.6(D); 1.4(A),1.5(A), 1.6(C), 1.7(A)(B); 2.2(A)(B)(E), 2.4(A)(B), 2.7(B), 2.9(A); 3.4, 3.5(B)(D), 3.9(A)(C), 3.10(A)

HEY, IT'S A FOSSIL! / 40 - 45 MIN / K- 2 / $160

OBJECTIVES: Learn what a fossil is. Learn how a fossil is made. Learn there are cast and mold fossils. Learn that the fossil is not the real item that once lived. Learn how to and then AND make your own fossil that can be taken home. (Time will need to be provided to let them dry.

SUBJECT AREAS: Earth Science

KEY WORDS: fossils, sediments, layers, pressure, weight, dissolve, cast, mold, sediments

SCIENCE TEKS: 1.4(B),1.9(A); 2.4(B), 2.7(C)

CREATURES GREAT AND SMALL / 40-45 MIN / K - 4 / $160

OBJECTIVES: Students will discuss and explore the characteristics and behaviors of several types of Texas animals using Folkmanis Puppets and scientific data. Students will ask questions, discuss "Facts of Interest," and make observations. Students may also construct their own graphic organizers to organize, examine, and evaluate data.

SUBJECT AREAS: Life Science and Literature

KEY WORDS: Living and NonLiving Things, Habitat, Food, Shelter

SCIENCE TEKS: K.2 (A)(B)(C)(D)(E); 1.2(A)(B)(C)(D)(E); 2.2(A)(B)(C)(D); 3.2(B)(C); 4.2(B)(C)

*DISCOVER THE FOREST TRAIL HIKE / 40-45 MIN / K - 4 / $160 ($50 IF SELF-LED)

OBJECTIVES: Student will be led on a hike and will observe the natural world - the functions of forest, and how organisms survive. Discussion will include comparison of the activities and sights seen in their community, i.e. roads, grocery stores, power; and an explanation that some of those same activities can be found in nature. The students can relate their basic needs and activities to those of the plants and animals they encounter along the hike. Students will observe both living and non-living things.

SUBJECT AREAS: Organisms and Environment

KEY WORDS: Forest, Sustainability, Ecosystem, Food Chain, Plant, Insect, Animal, Bird, Spider, Feeding, Living Organisms, Environment, Life Cycle, Behavior

SCIENCE TEKS: K.2(A)(B)(D)(E), K.3(B), K.4(B), K.5(A), K.6(A)(C), K.9(A)(B), K.10(A)(B)(C); 1.1(B), 1.2(A)(B), 1.4(B), 1.5(A), 1.6(A), 1.9(A)(C), 1.10(A)(B); 2.1(B)(A), 2.2(B)(D)(E)(F), 2.5(A), 2.9(A)(B)(C), 2.10(A); 3.2(A), 3.2(F), 3.7(A), 3.9(A)(B), 3.10(A)(B); 4.9(B), 4.10(A)

SOLVING THE MYSTERY OF BIRDS / 40-45 MIN / K - 4 / $160

OBJECTIVES: With the help of binoculars (real or "fun-oculars") and their own senses, the students will study and learn about the shape, shades, and sizes of birds. The sounds, surroundings and speed of real birds will be discussed and observed (as possible) to help identify them.

SUBJECT AREAS: Life Sciences, Ecosystems, Organisms, and the Environment

KEY WORDS: Shape, Shade, Size, Sound, Surroundings, Speed, Senses (observing)

SCIENCE TEKS: K.2(A)(B)(E), K.3(C), K.4(A)(B); 1.2(A)(B)(E),1.4(A)(B); 2.2(A)(C)(E), 2.4(A)(B); 3.4, 4.2(A)(D)(F), 4.9(A), 4.10(A)

DISCOVERING ANIMALS BY THE CLUES THEY LEAVE BEHIND (TRACKS, FURS, SKINS AND BONES) / 40-45 MIN / K - 5) / $160

OBJECTIVES: Tracks found in the dirt will be explored; an investigative walk will look for nests, habitats, and other hidden clues; examples of bones and skins will be studied; ending with a shared discussion of how and why the animals lived that were discovered through the exploration.

SUBJECT AREAS: Life Science

KEY WORDS: Tracks, bones, skulls, feathers, habitat, adapting, survival

SCIENCE TEKS: K.2(A)(B), K.9(B), K.10(A); 1.2(A)(B), 1.9(A), 1.10(A); 2.2(A)(B)(D), 2.9(A), 2.10(A); 3.2(D), 3.9(A), 3.10(A)(B); 4.2(A), 4.9(A), 4.10(A); 5.9(A)(C), 5.10(A)

BIRD BEAKS / 40-45 MIN / 2 - 5 / $160

OBJECTIVES: Students will learn that birds have different beaks, dependent upon their environment and their food source. They will play a game wherein they use simulated beaks to pick up food.

SUBJECT AREAS: Organisms and the Environment; Adaptations

KEY WORDS: Bird, Beak, Predator, Nectar, Adaptations, Ecosystem, Habitat

SCIENCE TEKS: 2.1(A), 2.2(A, B, C), 2.4(A), 2.9(A, B, C) 2.10 (A); 3.1(A), 3.2(A), 3.9(A), 3.10; 4.1(A), 4.2(A), 4.9, 4.10 (B); 5.1(A), 5.9, 5.10(B)

DIG INTO ARCHEOLOGY / 40 - 45 MIN / 1 - 6 / $160

OBJECTIVES: Students will learn about the science of archaeology, specifically what archaeologists do, and the tools and practices archeologists employ to learn more about history and culture.

SUBJECT AREAS: Social Studies, Science, Math, Language Arts

KEY WORDS: Archaeology, archaeologist, artifact, ecofact, culture, excavation, hand tools, grid, data, survey, map, legend

SOCIAL STUDIES TEKS: 1.3(A), 1.17(B); 2.2(A)(B), 2.18(B); 3.3(A);4.6(A), 4/.21(A) 5.6(A), 5.24
MATH TEKS: 1.7(A), 1.8(A); 2.9(A)(D); 3.8(A); 4.3(F), 4.9(A); 5.9(A), 5.1(D); 6.4(F), 6.12(C)(D)
LANGUAGE ARTS TEKS: 1.1(A), 1.11(B), 1.2(F); 2.12(B); 3.12(B); 4.12(B); 5.12(B)
SCIENCE TEKS: 1.1A, 1.2(A,C,D), 1.3(C), 1.5(A), 1.7(C); 3.1(A), 3.2(A); 3.1(A), 3.2(A); 4.1(A), 4.2(A); 5.2(A), 6.1(A), 6.(2)A

HOW IS SOIL MADE? / 40-45 MIN / 3 - 5 / $160

OBJECTIVES: Students will hear how soil is formed, will see it forms layers, will feel and understand that soil is a dynamic natural resource, and will conduct their own weathering-type of experiments utilizing various sizes of screens.

SUBJECT AREAS: Earth Science / Matter

KEY WORDS: Rocks/bedrock, Parent Material, Weathering, Erosion, Climate, Organisms, Relief (or topography)

SCIENCE TEKS: 3.2(A), 3.3(A), 3.5(A)(B), 3.6(A); 4.2(A),4.3, 4.5(A), 4.6(A); 5.4, 5.5(B), 5.6(A)

WATER POLLUTION CSI / 40 -45 MIN / 4 -5 / $160

OBJECTIVES: Students will participate in a water test u sing the pH (potential of Hydrogen) scale. Students will determine the pH of different water samples while examining other physical qualities of those samples. Students will apply what they learn towards solving problems that are created by water pollution and its effect on animals and plants.

SUBJECT AREAS: Earth and Life Science, Chemistry

KEY WORDS: Water pollution, remediation, land use

SCIENCE TEKS: 4.2(A)(B)(D)(E); 4.3(C); 5.2(A)(B)(C)(D)(E)(F); 5.9(C)

*WILDFLOWER WALK (SPRING ONLY) / 40-45 MIN / K- 8 / $160 ($50 IF SELF-LED)

OBJECTIVES: Students will deepen their knowledge of classification and identification of Texas Wildflowers. Students will investigate the biodiversity of the prairies found in their local area. Students will recognize patterns to help identify flowers.

SUBJECT AREAS: Earth Science, Life Science (lesson adapted from National Wildlife Federation, "Basic Wildflower Classification")

KEY WORDS: Observation, comprehension, classification, various wildflowers of Texas, biodiversity, kingdom, Inherited traits

SCIENCE TEKS: K.10(A)(B)(C); 1.10(A)(B)(C); 2 .9(A)(B)(C); 3.9 (A)(B); 4.9(A)(B), 4.10(B); 5.9(A)(B) 5.10 (B); 6.12(C)

DINOSAUR TRACKS: WHAT CAN WE LEARN? / 40-45 MIN / 3 - 8 / $160

OBJECTIVES: Students will learn how to determine facts about dinosaurs by examining the foot prints. They will be able to calculate size and speed, know their diet requirements.

SUBJECT AREAS: Science, Math

KEY WORDS: Cast, Mold, Trace, Carbon Film, Original Remains, Herbivores, Carnivores, estimation, speed, multiply, Acrocanthosaurus, Iguanodon, Direction

SCIENCE TEKS: 5.7A, 5.9D
MATH TEKS: 4.8C, 5.3I, 6.3B, 6.3E, 4.1C, 5.1C, 6.1C, 7.1C, 8.1C

*NATURE JOURNALING / 40-45 MIN / 3 - 8 / $160 ($50 IF SELF-LED)

OBJECTIVES: Students will use a Journal to record written and artistic observations, promoting a deeper awareness of their relationship with the environment.

SUBJECT AREAS: Life and Earth Science, Language Arts

KEY WORDS: Journal, narrative, creative, persuasive, informative

SCIENCE TEKS: 3.2(B), 3.4, 3.9(A); 4.2(B), 4.4, 4.9(A); 5.4; 6.4(A); 7.4(A); 8.4(A)

*DRAWN TO NATURE / 40 - 45 MIN / 3 - 5 and up / $160 ($50 IF SELF-LED)

OBJECTIVES: Students will use their senses to focus on the world and them and document their feelings/observations. Students can document anything they want- flowers, bugs, leaves, trees, weather, etc. This is a time for inspiration, medication, observation, reflection and becoming one with nature!

SUBJECT AREAS: Art, Science

KEY WORDS: Environment, living and non-living things, five senses

SCIENCE TEKS: 3.2(B), 3.4, 3.9(A); 4.2(B), 4.4, 4.9(A); 5.4; 6.4(A); 7.4(A); 8.4(A)

*BOTANICAL HIKE / 40-45 MIN / GRADES 3 - 6 / $160 ($50 IF SELF-LED)

OBJECTIVES: Students will demonstrate basic observations and identification skills. With these skills they will be able to identify trees found at the ILSOLC.

SUBJECT AREAS: Earth Science, Life Science

KEY WORDS: Observation, comprehension, classification, various trees

SCIENCE TEKS: 3.2(B), 3.4, 3.9(A): 4.2(B), 4.4, 4.9(A): 5.2(B), 5.4, 5.9(A): 6.2(B), 6.4(A), 6.9(A): 7.2(B), 7.4(A): 8.2(B), 8.4(A)

*BIRD WATCHING / IDENTIFICATION / 40-45 MIN/ 3 - 12 / $160 ($50 IF SELF-LED)

OBJECTIVES: Using binoculars, students will demonstrate basic observations and identification skills. With these skills they will be able to identify birds found in their local area.

SUBJECT AREAS: Life Science

KEY WORDS: Observation, comprehension, classification, various birds found in the local area

SCIENCE TEKS: 3.2(B), 3.4, 3.9(A): 4.2(B), 4.4, 4.9(A): 5.2(B), 5.4, 5.9(A): 6.2(B), 6.4(A), 6.9(A): 7.2(B), 7.4(A): 8.2(B), 8.4(A)

WATERSHED MODEL AND NPS ATTACKS / 40-45 min / 3 -5 / $160

OBJECTIVES: Students will learn the definition of the term ‘watershed' and observe how different lands uses have an impact on our water quality. The wrap up activity provides a playful way to reinforce learned concepts.

SUBJECT AREAS: Science - Human-Environment Interaction

KEY WORDS: Watershed, Water Quality, Water Cycle; Land Uses, Pollution, Non-Point Source Pollution

SCIENCE TEKS: 3.1(B), 3.2(A), 3.2(C), 3.3(B), 3.5(B); 4.1(B), 4.2(A), 4.2(C), 4.3(B), 4.8(B); 5.5(A), 5.2(G), 5.7(B), 5.8(B), 5.9(C)
SOCIAL STUDIES TEKS: 3.4(A)(B)(C)(D); 4.9(A)(B)(C); 5.8(A); 5.9(A)(B)

EXPLORING THE WATER CYCLE / 40-45 MIN / 3 - 6/ $160

OBJECTIVES: Students will describe the movement of water within the water cycle and identify the changing states of matter as water moves through the cycle. The effects of pollution and possible sources of bacterial pollution will be discussed.

SUBJECT AREAS: Earth Systems, Water Cycle

KEY WORDS: Condensation, Evaporation, Accumulation, Precipitation, Water Cycle, Molecule, Solid, Liquid, Gas, Gravity, Transpiration, Deposition, Bacteria, Nonpoint Source Pollution

SCIENCE TEKS: 4.8(B); 5.8(B)

BUG PICKING (AQUATIC STUDY) / 40-45 min / 3 -8 / $160

OBJECTIVES: Students will investigate macroinvertebrates found in Geronimo Creek (or fishing pond.) Counting and classification of these aquatic insects will help students to determine the water quality of the creek (pond).

SUBJECT AREAS: Science - Water Quality, Life Cycle

KEY WORDS: Macroinvertebrates; Water Quality; Pollution; Non-Point Source Pollution

SCIENCE TEKS: 3.2(D)(F), 3.4, 3.9(A)(B)(C), 3.10(A)(B); 4.2(B)(D)(F), 4.4(A), 4.9(B), 4.10(A)(C); 5.2(C)(D)(F), 5.4, 5.9(A), 5.9(B)(C), 5.10(A)(B); 6.2(A)(C)(E), 6.4(A), 6.12(E); 7.2(B)(E), 7.4(A), 7.8(A)(B)(C), 7.10(A)(B), 7.11(A)(B), 7.12(A); 8.2(B)(E), 8.4(A), 8.11(A)(B)

STREAM TABLE TRAILER / 40-45 MIN / 3 - 12 / $160

OBJECTIVES: As a class, students will participate in the formation of stream systems with a 19 ft. Stream Table Trailer. Observations and discussion on erosion, deposition, deltas, effects of pollution due to human interaction with the environment.

SUBJECT AREAS: Earth Science, Environmental Science

KEY WORDS: Sediment, Erosion, deposition, channel, valley, headwaters, delta, sinuosity, meandering, straight line, non-point source pollution, stream bank vegetation, flooding, land uses

SCIENCE TEKS: 4.3(B), 4.7(B); 5.3(B), 5.7(B); 6.1(B), 6.3(B), 6.5(B), 6.12(E); 7.3(B), 7.8(A)(B)(C), 7.10(A)(B), 7.12(A); 8.11(B)

BEGINNING COMPASS / 40 - 45 MIN / 4 -6 / $160

OBJECTIVES: After some with basic directional activities, the compass will be introduced and explored, with each student using a compass. Following directions of the instructor, students use their compass, resulting in walking a square, rectangle, triangle, and possibly completing a treasure hunt.

SUBJECT AREAS: Compassing, Directions (cardinal and ordinal)

KEY WORDS: Cardinal directions

SCIENCE TEKS: 4.2(B), 4.4; 5.2(B), 5.3(A), 5.4

RIPARIAN SYSTEMS STUDY / 40 - 45 MIN / 4 - 7 / $160

OBJECTIVES: Students will be introduced to the Riparian Zone of Geronimo Creek through exploration of a program on the internet (Chromebooks available), then head outdoors for a hike along the Riparian Trail. Discussions include parts of a Riparian System (uplands, riparian and stream), water quality, biotic and abiotic parts of a system, food web.

SUBJECT AREAS: Life Science, Human Interaction with the Environment, Food Web; Living and Non-Living

KEY WORDS: Riparian, Uplands, Stream

SCIENCE TEKS: 4.7(B)(C), 4.9(B); 5.9(A)(B)(C); 6.12(E); 7.5(B),7.8(A(B)(C), 7.10(B)

LAUNCHES / 40-45 MIN / 5 - 8 / $160

OBJECTIVES: Students will create a giant sling shot to launch objects. The objects will be weighted differently to create different results. Each student will make a hypothesis, manipulate the launch and formulate a conclusion.

SUBJECT AREAS: Physics (Newton's Laws)

KEY WORDS: Hypothesis, scientific methods, Kinetic energy, potential energy, Newton's laws of Motion

SCIENCE TEKS: 5.2, 5.6.(A)(B)(C)(D); 6.2, 6.8(A)(B)(C)(D); 7.2; 8.1(A)(B); 8.2(A)(B)(C)(D)(E), 8.3(D), 8.4(A)(B), 8.6(B)(C)

GEOCACHING THE RIPARIAN ZONE / 40 - 45 min / 5 - 8 and HS Environmental Systems, Aquatic Science / $160

OBJECTIVES: An educational geocaching activity where students will use GPS units to explore the Riparian System of Geronimo Creek.

SUBJECT AREAS: Technology, Earth Science, Life Science

KEY WORDS: GPS (Global Positioning System), Riparian System, waypoints

SCIENCE TEKS: 5.2(B); 6.2(A); 7,2(A); 7.8(B)(C); 8.2(A); AS.4(A)(B)(C); ESS.2(F)(G)

EXPLORING THE RIPARIAN SYSTEM / 45 - 60 MIN / 9 - 12 / $160

OBJECTIVES: By taking students on a walk along the trails through the Outdoor Learning Center and along Geronimo Creek, students observe the components of the riparian zone, the uplands, the riparian zone and the stream. Students learn how these areas work as one system, impacting water quality and creating habitat in the stream.

SUBJECT AREAS: Organisms and Environment, Physical Geography

KEY WORDS: Riparian, uplands, stream, floodplain, grasses, forbes, livestock, oxbow, runoff, catchment, watershed, impervious cover, riparian sponge, erosion, aquatic life, sedges, rushes, woody debris

SCIENCE TEKS: AS9(C), AS12(A); ES5(A)(B), ES6(E), ES8(A), AS9(A)(E)

WATER QUALITY TESTING / 60 MIN / 9 - 12 / $160

OBJECTIVES: Students will hypothesis the water quality in Geronimo Creek, then test water from using Texas Stream Team kits and methodology. Data collected will be used to determine the health of the creek. Results will be used in a discussion about human impact on an aquatic environment.

SUBJECT AREAS: Chemistry, Environmental Science, Aquatic Science

KEY WORDS: Watershed; Water Quality; Pollution; NonPoint Source Pollution; pH, Dissolved Oxygen, Conductivity

SCIENCE TEKS: AS7(B), AS7(C), AS12(C); ES2(E), ES2(F), ES2(G). ES2(K), ES9(A); ES9(B), ES9(C)

Adventure Courses

Archery / 45-60 minutes / 4th and Up / $160

Learn safety, sound shooting techniques and get plenty of practice on our archery range. We use Matthews Genesis bows in our instruction which is the official bow of the National Archery in the Schools Program. We also have have several traditional recurve bows.

Shooting Sports / 45-60 minutes / 6th and Up / $160

Learn to safely shoot BB/Pellet Guns, .22 calibar rifles and shotguns with us.

Fishing / 40-50 minutes / K and Up / $160

Our stocked pond and pier will provide hours of catch and release fun! Learn the basics of fishing such as knots, bait and handling fish safely.

Canoeing/Kayaking / 40-60 minutes / 3rd and Up / $250

Learn to paddle safely on our pond and see that is the perfect blend of adventure and relaxation. Learn different paddle strokes and safety basics.

*Two instructors for safety

Hiking / 40-60 minutes / K and Up / $160

Our well mulched trails wind through the woods and interpretive signs along the way will teach you about the various plants and trees.

Camping Skills / 45-60 minutes / 2nd and Up / $160

Learn the essentials of camping such as good tent site selection, pitching a tent, starting a fire, cooking in the outdoors and map/compass use. All skills learned will follow the Leave No Trace ethics for Outdoor Adventure to teach responsibility in the outdoors.

Home Sweet Home / 60-70 minutes / 3rd and Up / $160

In this course, students will learn the basics of how to build a shelter in the wilderness. Students will work in a small group to develop a plan and build their own shelters. Topics will also include Leave No Trace practices.

Beginner Compass / 40 minutes / 1st-5th / $160

This course provides a great introduction for students on how to plot a bearing with a compass. Students will find north with a compass and then complete a small course that guides them back to the starting point.

Geocaching / 40-60 minutes / 3rd and Up / $160

This is a high tech scavenger hunt using GPS technology. Learn the basics of the sport such as finding a waypoint and placing one. After one lesson you will be ready to apply those skills to seek out your own hidden cache! Want more info on this growing sport? Visit www.geocaching.com

Hit The Trail / 45-60 minutes / 3rd-8th / $160

Learn to leave behind signs telling people where to go to look for a special destination. Useful for helping rescuers and friends find your location or getting back to that favorite spot without a GPS.

Climbing Wall / 60 minutes / 4th and Up / $275

Learn basic climbing technique and challenge yourself on our 45' vertical wall.

Giant Swing / 60 minutes / 4th and Up / $275

Go for an extreme swing ride here at the center. You will be attached to a cable and then pulled up to a point that you wish to stop. Let go of your release rope and enjoy the sensation of flying! Also a great class to teach momentum and energy.

For more information, please do not hesitate to contact us:

830-379-7652

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