ERIC Number: ED225711
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1981
Reference Count: N/A
The Student's Handbook for the Outdoor School.
Gilfillan, Warren C.; Burgess, Robert A.
Directed to the Multnomah County (Oregon) sixth grade students participating in the Outdoor School program, the handbook serves as an introduction to the week-long, resident outdoor education experience which focuses on four natural resources: soil, water, plants, and animal life. Information is provided on the Outdoor School site and staff; preparing for the Outdoor School; living, studying, and having fun at the Outdoor School; clothing and equipment needed; identification of personal possessions; departure for and arrival at the Outdoor School; the cookout and soil ceremony; the daily and Friday schedules; responsibilities of students in the roles of host/hostess; chopsticks, kitchen police, woodchuck, roustabout, flag, and weather; the duty stations; daily schedules for boys and girls; dining hall procedure and table manners; table seating and place setting arrangements; cabin clean-up and inspection procedures; personal cleanliness; health and safety; and writing home. The Outdoor School rules are listed. Instructions for making a hobo stove, cardboard and wood plant presses, and insect collection box for the Outdoor School are provided. Some table manner terms used at the Outdoor School are illustrated. Some hints for cabin inspection of the six items which will be graded in and around each cabin conclude the handbook. (NQA)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Multnomah Outdoor Education, Portland, OR.