Posted by: csdailyblog | May 26, 2013

The Five Lake Loop

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One of the hallmarks of the Conserve School experience is experiential learning. Last week students in Jeff Rennicke’s English classes and Michael Salat’s history classes made the Sylvania Wilderness their classroom. Their teachers had them experiencing some of what the Lewis and Clark expedition might have experienced as the class navigated five lakes and built their portaging skills. Along the way they took time for readings and discussions about the challenges and successes the Lewis and Clark expedition faced when portaging around the Great Falls of the Missouri River.

Students traveled in small groups and used the paddling and portaging skills that they had learned in their Conserve School Field Instruction class.

It is our pleasure to share these photographs of the trip that were taken by Jeff Rennicke.



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