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Senior Presentation George Gusses

  1. 1. My bailey path
  2. 2. Learning Vision Statement <ul><li>To explore other learning options/venues/avenues and to have a class that I could count on having a favorable opinion of. </li></ul>
  3. 3. First the classes <ul><li>210 </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Just had to learn what Bailey was all about </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Favorite project, the energy pamphlet for Shaftsburg Elementary </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>310 </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Starting to understand the potential </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Service learning projects, dinner gatherings </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  4. 4. Learning Vision Statement Revisited <ul><li>To learn about things that I didn’t know I wanted to learn about and explore things that I have always been curious about </li></ul>
  5. 5. Then comes the middle 12 <ul><li>National Outdoor Leadership School </li></ul><ul><li>(NOLS) </li></ul>
  6. 6. What’s NOLS all about? <ul><li>Personal growth </li></ul><ul><li>Classes </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Skills </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Awareness </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Flora/ Fauna </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Abilities </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Challenge </li></ul><ul><li>Excitement </li></ul><ul><li>Group cohesiveness under adverse situations </li></ul>
  7. 7. Where was all of this? <ul><li>Start </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Lander, WY </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Canoe </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Salmon River, ID </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Climb </li></ul><ul><ul><li>City of Rocks National Reserve, ID </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Learn (WFR) training </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Driggs, ID </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Backpack </li></ul><ul><ul><li>28 days across Southeastern Utah </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Winter section </li></ul><ul><ul><li>South of Jackson Hole, WY </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. The overly over view
  9. 9. White water canoeing <ul><li>14 days of white water canoeing </li></ul><ul><li>Beautiful Salmon River </li></ul>
  10. 10. Where is this place again? <ul><ul><li>Salmon National Forest </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Payette National Forest </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Bitterroot National Forest </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Nez Perce National Forest </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Gospel Hump Wilderness Area </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Frank Church River of No Return Wilderness Area </li></ul></ul></ul>
  11. 11. Learnin’ strokes
  12. 12. A whole bunch of us!
  13. 13. Salmon Falls…
  14. 14. …completed.
  15. 15. Lunch time! <ul><li>“Lunch time is when breakfast ends and dinner begins.” – founder of NOLS Paul </li></ul>
  16. 16. Hydrology class
  17. 17. Rock climbing <ul><li>City of Rocks National Reserve, ID </li></ul><ul><li>What is there </li></ul>
  18. 18. Where is this place?
  19. 19. A little closer
  20. 20. Fun times
  21. 21. And good climbs
  22. 22. Time to learn <ul><li>Wilderness First Aid Responder </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Wilderness Medicine Institute </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>10 intensive days </li></ul></ul></ul>
  23. 23. Use the skills you learn <ul><li>Time to go explore the canyons and mountains of Utah </li></ul>
  24. 24. What was the route? Dark Canyon
  25. 25. About to go get some water
  26. 26. Through Dark Canyon
  27. 27. Exploration
  28. 28. The class room
  29. 29. Happy Halloween
  30. 30. Time for some Winter Camping! <ul><li>Just south of Jackson Hole </li></ul>
  31. 31. To the maps Start Finnish
  32. 32. Home Sweet Home
  33. 33. More food
  34. 34. Time to move camp
  35. 35. Good views
  36. 36. More camera challenges
  37. 37. NOLS conclusion <ul><li>What does it all mean? </li></ul><ul><li>Was it worth it? </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Great challenges </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>And new discoveries </li></ul></ul></ul>
  38. 38. Coming back to East Lansing <ul><li>410 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Again, it’s nice to have one class that you like going to! </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Project highlights… </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Picture work </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Montessori visit </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  39. 39. Any questions? <ul><li>Thanks to: </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Parents </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Lindsay </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>All the people I have had Bailey classes with </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Diane </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Cathy </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Patti </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Roommates </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Any other bailey member that I have connected with along the way </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>