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Camp seymour 2010 powerpoint upload

  1. 1. YMCA Camp Seymour Outdoor and Environmental Education Program www.campseymour.org
  2. 2. Outdoor and Environmental Education Goals: • To foster an awareness of the natural world • To increase knowledge of ecological concepts • Understand relationships between them and the natural world • To strengthen social relationships • To support students in reaching the Washington State Essential Learning Standards.
  3. 3. Goals Continued: • To promote growth and self confidence • To increase understanding of the effect of choices that students make • To increase students enjoyment of and comfort in the outdoors • To foster the YMCA values of Responsibility, Caring, Respect, Service, Honesty and Forgiveness
  4. 4. YMCA Camp Seymour -1905
  5. 5. E S T U A R Y!
  6. 6. Glen Cove
  7. 7. Camp has 150 Acres of second and old growth forests.
  8. 8. The Living Machine
  9. 9. Are you excited yet?
  10. 10. You carry your own luggage from the parking lot to your cabin. Protect your luggage and yourself from the rain; we’ll be outside all day.
  11. 11. Cabins
  12. 12. The Triangle
  13. 13. Learning Groups
  14. 14. The Camp Seymour Naturalists come from all over the U.S. with college degrees in science and education. They live and work at Camp for the entire school year.
  15. 15. Powell Marine Science Center
  16. 16. Marine Science Class
  17. 17. Marine Invertebrates
  18. 18. High Tide
  19. 19. Low Tide
  20. 20. Marine Science II
  21. 21. Belly Biology
  22. 22. Boating Class
  23. 23. O R I E N T E How E To R Use I A N Compass G
  24. 24. Co-op
  25. 25. Living Machine Class!
  26. 26. Forest Classes: 1. Forest Ecology 2. Tree-ific 3. Discovery Hike 4. The Underworld 5. Sasquatch
  27. 27. Ornithology: Birds Class
  28. 28. My favorite class is reptiles!
  29. 29. Climbing Wall
  30. 30. WILDLIFE ECOLOGY Wildlife Ecology
  31. 31. Squid Dissection Class! Not, “Ew, gross!” but… “Hmm, how interesting!”
  32. 32. Recreation Time: Arts and Crafts Bouldering Touch Tanks Reptiles Archery Boating Ball Courts Swimming Pool
  33. 33. Bouldering at the Climbing Wall
  34. 34. The Touch Tanks at Rec Time Spend more time with the marine animals and the …
  35. 35. Reptile Room
  36. 36. Archery
  37. 37. Ball Courts
  38. 38. S A F E T Y F I R S T
  39. 39. The Dining Hall
  40. 40. Evening Activities
  41. 41. Adults: I know what question you’re all thinking. The answer is yes! Every day from 7 am to 10 pm!
  42. 42. YMCA CAMP SEYMOUR
  43. 43. Camp Seymour: Wonders for a lifetime “Thanks again for the great camp experience. The students, teachers, and parents really loved it!!! You have it down to a "science"! It was the best camp I've ever been to in 33 years of teaching! -Janis Smith, 6th grade teacher from Villa Academy “We enjoy the organization of Camp Seymour. Camp is very important for our community building. Also, we love providing the opportunity for outdoor education; they learn so much and experience many things not attainable in the classroom.” -Ruth Bookwalter, 6th grade teacher from Pine Tree Elementary
  44. 44. We are very excited to have your school at Camp Seymour!

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