Contributor’s Name (Your Name): Elizabeth Zerhusen

This field study focuses on the aspects of community building, leadership, and self-discovery. Through a canoe trip on the Great Miami River, the completion of a low ropes course, and an “amazing race” experience, students will begin their school year with a stronger understanding of nature, their peers and teachers, their Junior High community, and themselves.

Theme: Discovery

Geared toward ages: Middle School (7th-8th Grade)

    Kick off: TED Talk and self-reflection
    Seminar Title: The Moral Bucket List by David Brooks

Discussion Topics: Leadership, Community, Risk, Discovery, Overcoming Challenges

Group Initiative: Traffic Jam

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