Course and Section Information

Course NameSaunters
Section NameSAU606
SchoolParker High School
Materials Fee12.00
DatesJul 15 - Jul 19
Times8:00 AM - 3:30 PM

Course Description

Saunters is a youth hiking program made possible with support from the Ice Age Trail Alliance. This course focused on combating childhood obesity, preventing summer learning loss, and mitigating nature deficit disorder.  Students will hike five unique Ice Age Trail segments in and around the area.
Students will receive the Companion Guide for Sauntering book and copies of Trail maps for each day's hike as these will serve as the texts for the course. Learning outcomes from this course are directly connected to nonfiction reading and comprehension. Math, Social Studies and Science standards are also addressed through study of flora, fauna, geology and other natural elements. The majority of the learning is experiential as students hike through unique biomes of Wisconsin.  All suggested activities are connected to the National Common Core Standards or the Wisconsin Academic Standards for 4th through 8th grade students.
A final schedule will be determined closer to the date of the program.  Hike locations will be based off of current conditions.
This course is offered from July 15-19.
Students, staff and volunteers will load the bus each day from Parker High School and travel up to two hours away to a segment of the Ice Age Trail.

*Last day runs until 12:00pm
REQUIREMENTS:  Fall 2019 --  Grades 4 - 8
COURSE: SAU606  TIME: 8:00 AM - 3:30 PM