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Sunship Earth An environmental ecology program for Grades 5 and 6 Getting to know your place in nature.

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1 Sunship Earth An environmental ecology program for Grades 5 and 6 Getting to know your place in nature

2 Experiential Learning 7 Ecological Concepts Energy flow Energy flow Cycles Cycles Diversity Diversity Change Change Interrelationships Interrelationships Communities Communities Adaptation Adaptation E-C-D-C-I-C-A

3 Staff 4 program staff First Aid and CPR Teaching/outdoor ed. certifications Counsellors Teach on trails Leaders in cabins and at meals Leadership training

4 Concept Trails 3 trails in the woods led by counsellors, 5 activities on each trail, Each activity covers one of the seven ecological concepts: E-C-D-C-I-C-A

5 Passport Office Welcome aboard the Sunship Study Station!

6 Opening our senses to the world around us! Touch the Earth

7 Harmonies APPRECIATE APPRECIATE DISCOVER DISCOVER SHARE SHARE CHAMPION CHAMPION LESSEN IMPACT LESSEN IMPACT LEARN MORE LEARN MORE Bringing home the concepts learned at Wanakita! Bringing home the concepts learned at Wanakita!

8 Magic Spots Appreciating some solo time in nature!

9 Recreation and Discovery Aside from learning, students have opportunity to play and discover in the outdoors through periods of structured free time, as well as planned recreational activities.

10 Campfires Students watch and participate in songs, stories, and skits presented by counsellors at campfire!

11 Cabins Students in groups of 8-10 with 2 counsellors. Students in groups of 8-10 with 2 counsellors. Teachers stay in a cabin close to all students. Teachers stay in a cabin close to all students. Sunship Earth staff are nearby on site as well. Sunship Earth staff are nearby on site as well.

12 MEAL TIMES Accommodating to all food needs (allergies, food restrictions, vegetarians, vegans etc.) Accommodating to all food needs (allergies, food restrictions, vegetarians, vegans etc.) The kitchen makes delicious and nutritious meals 3 times a day with lots of options, plus evening snack! The kitchen makes delicious and nutritious meals 3 times a day with lots of options, plus evening snack!

13 Breakfast Breakfast Trail time: Head outside to learn ecological concepts on the trails! Trail time: Head outside to learn ecological concepts on the trails! Lunch Lunch Trail time again Trail time again Free time Free time Dinner Dinner Magic spots Magic spots Evening program/Campfire Evening program/Campfire Cabin time/Bed time Cabin time/Bed time A Typical Day at Sunship Earth

14 Were looking forward to seeing you soon at Wanakita!


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