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Sample Day at Ropes Course

6th graders – September 2019

students grouped up

Arrive at 9:00 am

  • Large group activities in lower field
    • Large circle activities (maybe group sit, wave, clapping, etc)
    • Line up along fence by birthday (no talking) split into 3 groups of 16. Group A, B, C (withing group # students 1, 2, 3 and repeat)
    • Chicken baseball
    • Mass pass in groups
    • Within groups introduce how to spot each other

At 10:30 am walk to lodge

  • Group A – Whale watch
  • Group B – Spider web
  • Group C – Trianglestudents clapping

At 11:15 am – Lunch

At 12:00 pm

  • Group 1 – Wild woozy
  • Group 2 – Mohawk walk with additional walk
  • Group 3 – Pirate crossing and additional walk

At 1:00 pm walk to high elements

  • Explore the rock wall and demo the cat walk

Departure at 1:30 pm