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    Wilderness Awareness School: Overnight Summer Camps

    Wilderness Awareness School: Overnight Summer Camps


    • Listing Type: Summer Programs
    • Program Delivery: Residential
    • Destination: United States
    • Provided By: Independent Provider
    • Session Start: June, July
    • Session Length: One Week
    • Entering Grade: Below 6th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
    • Gender: Coed
    • Category: Outdoor Adventure
    • Sub-Categories: Animals/Nature, Hiking, Wildlife Conservation
    • Selective: No
    • Ages: 12, 13, 14
    • Minimum Cost: $500 - $1,499
    • Career Clusters: Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources
    • Credit Awarded: No
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    The Wilderness Awareness School is focused on helping kids develop an understanding and appreciation of the natural world, connecting with other students, and growing their self-awareness and self-appreciation. Over the course of their week at camp, your child will have fun, explore the world around them, and learn from our nature-based curriculum.

    Campers will spend an exciting week honing their ability to survive in the wilderness! They’ll learn to build a fire from friction, identify and harvest edible and medicinal plants, cook over open fire and coals, and create a shelter. We’ll teach knife safety and guide them through awesome adventures off-trail. Campers will connect with their fellow survivors as they make fish spears, tools, baskets, and rope.

    Campers will enjoy:

      -Making primitive friction fire kits

      -Identifying and harvesting wild edibles

      -Crafting fish spears, tools, baskets, or rope

      -Learning the safe use of knives as tools

      -Enjoying fun adventures off-trail