Archive for May, 2018

Celebration & Release!

Celebration & Release!

  This last week was all about celebration and release.   cel·e·bra·tion seləˈbrāSH(ə)n/ noun the action of marking one’s pleasure at an important event or occasion by engaging in enjoyable, typically social, activity. Celebration of our personal Outdoor Ed goals – some of which included: Spending the night away from our parents even when it is difficult; Getting along with others even when it is difficult; Seeing a snake; Eating cheese puffs (!); Staying warm…

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Let’s catch up!

5/25 Quote of the Week: Chosen by Luke, “What lies behind us, and what lies before us are but tiny matters compared to what lies within us.” Families, sorry for the radio silence on the blog lately. We’ve been just slightly busy. Let’s recap for a moment… Spent a week at the Wheeler Opera House Visited ACES Visited the Pitkin County Library Put on a fantastic play…twice Learned how to build tents Learned how to…

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Outdoor Ed at Snowmass Falls Ranch – It truly does take a village

Outdoor Ed at Snowmass Falls Ranch – It truly does take a village

  Our Outdoor Ed trip was amazing. Thank you to all who made it happen: the Bob Perry Family and the Fales family who allowed us to use their ranch; the parents who showed up to load, set up and take down equipment, help with food preparation and serving, apply sunscreen and supervise kids; Angie’s Dad, Greg Bovee, for teaching the kids how to be responsible anglers; and, of course the bus drivers. We hiked,…

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Oh, the Places We’ll Go

Oh, the Places We’ll Go

Highlights: This week the focus was on the upcoming camping trip. In Art, the Ks learned about Andy Goldsworthy and made a group, outdoor sculpture. In Music they learned campfire songs.  With the help of some of the 5-7th grade girls, the Ks took learned how to set up a tent. With Jim and two 7th grade girls the Ks played team building games.   Notes: Camping: Thank you for sending in all your forms and…

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