These letters can be written after visiting Outdoor Education and may be shared with 4th graders before their week at Outdoor Education.
Your task is to write a letter to a 4th grader about your experience at Outdoor Education. Include the date.
Begin the letter
Dear 4th Grader,
Be sure to include the following after an introductory sentence:
Be sure to pack…
Be specific – good walking shoes, pillow, favorite stuffed animal, kind of suitcase, etc.
What was fun, what wasn't, new friends you made, cabin leaders, showers, etc.
Adaptation, diurnal, food chain, habitat, niche, and nocturnal.
Routine of the day
Activities – discuss at least 4
- Earth Dance
- Ocean Odyssey
- Beach Day
- Buckeye Trail
- Nature Lab
- Big Red and Dead Fred
- Night Hike and Lone Walk
- Skit Night
Meals – breakfast, lunch, and dinner
- Ort (zero food waste), compost, non-compost, family style meals.
- Foods you enjoyed, did not enjoy.
Giant Slipper/Sock award, Golden Dustpan (clean cabin) award, Earth award, ACT award, Mystery Meal award
Sign and print your name
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