Through hands-on exploration and guided discovery, students will begin to recognize the wonders of nature and how human life impacts the natural world.
Students dissect a pellet to determine the diet of a barn owl. Students also listen to a recording of calls to identify specific types of owls and learn unique features that make them the great predators of the night.
Students will use their senses to gain knowledge of animals that inhabit the northwest. Student will also examine skulls and pelts of animals native to the Pacific Northwest. By examining skulls and pelts, students will learn how to distinguish animals by size, shape, and bone structure.
Take a step back in time to the late 1800’s; learn the life and history of a logger. Test your skills by using the hand tools of the old time logging industry. Work a crosscut saw, peel bark off a log, make a cedar shingle and rally together with friends to move large timber just like lumberjacks.
Come back to Beaver Creek, as the Coho do in the fall, to explore the life cycle of the salmon. Discover how salmon have impacted life for centuries in the Pacific Northwest including Cedar Springs Camp.