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Homeschool Unit “Nature Survival Skills”

September 19, 2023 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm


The Team at Nature as Teacher is excited to offer our new Fall ’23 Homeschool Unit “Nature Survival Skills” every Tuesday from 1-3pm September 19th -October 10th. For ages 8-14. All students must be accompanied by an adult.

1. September 19th “Adapt to Survive”
-What is Wilderness?
-How do animals adapt to the environment?
-What do we NEED to survive?
-Make a survival bottle

2. September 26th “Making Shelter”
-Why do we need shelter?
-Factors to Consider
-Useful tools & materials
-Build a shelter

3. October 3rd Fire Safety
-Why do we need Fire?
-Basic foraging and plants to avoid
-Campfire & “Survival Smores”

4. October 10th “Water Safety”
-Why do we need water?
-Where can we find water?
-How can we purify water?
-Basic First Aide

What to bring/wear: All activity supplies included. Students should come with a full, reusable water bottle. Please help students to dress appropriatly for the weather. We encourage students to come with long pants to help protect legs in nature, and closed-toed shoes. Rainboots or outdoor shoes preferred. Students may choose to bring a lightweight backpack or daypack with extra socks (incase of wet creek feet) or watershoes.

Directions: Our address is 247 Chestnut Ferry Road in Camden. From Walmart in Camden head north on Springdale Drive, toward the race track. Chestnut Ferry Road (a dirt road) crosses over Springdale drive at the bend. Turn left onto Chestnut Ferry road and continue down until you see our pinecone logo sign. Our driveway is the last on the left. After proceeding through our gate, do not stop in the maintenance lot. Continue down our long driveway, past the right turn, and into the parking area. You will see our green and tan restroom building near the trailhead. If you are arriving in a bus, the bus parking is just beyond the fire hydrant on the left side of the driveway.


September 19, 2023
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm


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