Brochures Camp 2016 - Page 30

nature camps TREKKERS Calling all serious adventure seekers! Spend your summer doing adventure and survival-based activities! Camping, caving, hiking, SCUBA diving, canoeing, biking, archery, fishing and meeting live animals are part of the fun. Grades 5-6 Overnight camping trips and outdoor survival skills. Activities Enjoy the summer at Heller Nature Center and other field trip, campout and adventure-based locations where using social skills such as respect and responsibility are key. Learn survival skills such as: • Starting a fire with one match • Identifying edible wild plants • Camping • Orienteering Be challenged both mentally and physically. This 7 -week camp features five overnight camping trips ranging from one to three nights (weekends excluded). Important Information Each session has multiple campouts. Campers must bring a sack lunch and beverage to camp every day. On overnight trips, the park district provides the majority of meals. Campers receive a t-shirt and water bottle on the first day of camp. Staff members are certifie