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1 Camp Shady Brook September 22-23, 2014

2 Purpose  This field trip ties in with character education and helps students learn the value of working as a team all while building their confidence through the planned activities.  Shady Brook is an overnight activity September 22-23,  We will need lots of volunteers to act as chaperones!

3 Cost  $57.00 for students  $30.00 for all chaperones,  Includes a basic meal plan for breakfast, lunch, and dinner provided by the staff at Shady Brook.  This price does not include the bus fare, that price will be determined at a later date once we have the final number for the students and parents who will be participating.  payment options:  #1 – you can pay full price before May 12, OR  #2 – you can pay half now  $28.50 for student before May 12, 2014  $15.00 for chaperone before May 12, 2014  other half in August when we return from summer break (due date TBD).

4 Entrance to Shady Brook YMCA Camp Shady Brook is located 70 minutes northwest of Colorado Springs and 90 minutes southwest of Denver at 8716 South Y Camp Rd, Deckers CO

5 Cabin

6 Lodging  All cabins are cozy bunkhouse style with bunk beds  4 lodges with adjoining restroom/shower  facilities and covered deck  12 rustic cabins; 6-14 beds  Participants provide their own bedding.

7 Shady Brook

8 Camp Fire and Songs/Stories and S’mores!  Camp Shady Brook has a variety of location options where their staff will perform a fun interactive program ending with s’mores!

9 Team Building

10 Balance Board

11 Low Ropes

12 Rope Swing

13 Archery  A camp favorite, archery builds self- confidence as students learn technique and safety procedures while aiming for a bulls eye at our target sports range.

14 Archery

15 Climbing Wall  Students will learn the basics of climbing on the 30 foot rock wall.  Instructors belay students one at a time in the challenging activity.

16 Climbing Wall

17 Nibble-T-Bibble (a variation of simon says)

18 Kid Testimonials  Shady Brook is fun and full of games and songs. – David N.  I loved Shady Brook it was very fun, it had all sorts of fun activities. It was amazing! – Brian L.  It was fun when we got to swing on the rope. – Sandy B.  Shady Brook was very fun, we got to do all kinds of fun and exotic activities. I had a very nice time. – Kelly T.

19 Chaperone Testimonials  Shady Brook staff was were awesome hosts for the Imagine 4th graders, we all had a blast. Their staff went above and beyond. The children were engaged, challenged and all had lots of fun stories to tell back at school. - Mrs. L.  The staff was very organized and kept the students entertained. I want to take my family. - Mr. W.  It is worth the drive! Mrs. B.  What an unknown treasure in the mountains. Mr. H.  Kids loved the group initiatives, especially the ropes. Mrs. N  A great experience! Mr. N

20 Chaperones  Need to have 2 for every 20 kids  Expectations for Chaperones  Always have two adults when children are present  Always stay with your group of children  Know who the kids are in your group (names and total number)

21 Expectations for Kids  Students are representatives of the Imagine community.  Appropriate behavior at all times  Language  Buddy system  Respect each other, chaperones, and camp staff  Use common sense  HAVE FUN!!

22 What to Bring  Sleeping Bag  Pillow  Jacket  Rain Coat  Long Pants/Sweats  Shorts (if weather appropriate)  T-Shirts  Undergarments  Pajamas  Socks and Shoes (like tennis shoes or hiking boots)  Flashlight  Water Bottle  Comb/brush  Toothbrush and Toothpaste  Sunscreen (SPF 15 min.)  Hat with visor  Mosquito repellent (non- aerosol)  Rash Guard/Moisture-wicked T-s  Insect repellent must be in the form of lotion, wipes, or non-aerosol bottles.  Aerosol cans become a safety hazard around other children and around the campfire.

23 What NOT to Bring  Electronic Games  Electronic Music Players  Curling Irons  Hair Dryers  Aerosol Hairspray

24 Questions


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