Contributor’s Name (Your Name): Emily Stephens
We are going to undertake a two-day overnight adventure to Camp Warren, which is located in Decatur,IL . On this experience we will be exploring the world of outdoor education. Through our experiences at Camp Warren we hope to gain a deeper appreciation or understanding of our natural world around us. We will be immersed in our natural world and take part in several activities to enjoy our surroundings. We also will learn the different career paths that are present at Camp Warren and how to obtain those careers.
Theme: Outdoor Education/Community Building
Geared toward ages: 7th and 8th Grade
Kick off: Paper Chain
Seminar Title: Lost Child in the Woods
Discussion Topics: Understanding and appreciating nature A changing world Nature vs. Technology Basic Needs
Group Initiative: Toe on the Rope
Project: Outdoor Activities
Outside Opportunity: Community Service-Landscaping
Author’s note: This will be our first time doing any overnight outdoor education.