Camp Meenahga<br />1916-1948<br />
Camp MeenahgaHistory<br /><ul><li>Camp Founders: Mrs. Alice Clark,      </li></ul>Mrs. Fannie Woodward Mabley<br /><ul><li...
Camp Participants: Daughters of affluent families
Camp Cost: $350 equivalent of $3,000 for 8 weeks </li></li></ul><li>Camp Meenagha History<br /><ul><li>Camp Life: Day bega...
Camp Accommodations: duck tents pitched on wooden platforms 1-2 ft. above the ground, sleep out nights, others skinny dipp...
Camp Meenahga Geoquest<br />Task 1<br /><ul><li> Students will participate in small groups using </li></ul>GPS devices to ...
 During the quest, students answer questions</li></ul> about the history of Camp Meenahga <br /><ul><li> Answers are hidde...
Google Earth
PowerPoint or video</li></li></ul><li>Lookout Tower<br />Then<br />Now<br /> <br /> <br />
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Camp Meenagha

  1. 1. Camp Meenahga<br />1916-1948<br />
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  3. 3. Camp MeenahgaHistory<br /><ul><li>Camp Founders: Mrs. Alice Clark, </li></ul>Mrs. Fannie Woodward Mabley<br /><ul><li>Camp Name: poem Song of Hiawatha, Meenahgacomes from Ojibwa word meaning blueberry
  4. 4. Camp Participants: Daughters of affluent families
  5. 5. Camp Cost: $350 equivalent of $3,000 for 8 weeks </li></li></ul><li>Camp Meenagha History<br /><ul><li>Camp Life: Day began at 7:15 morning dip, Bible readings, </li></ul> croquet, dancing, horse back riding, swimming, tennis, canoeing,<br /> archery * 1 strenuous activity a day<br /><ul><li>Camp Uniforms: olive bloomers, white middie blouses, ties and knee high stockings, eventually bloomers became shorts
  6. 6. Camp Accommodations: duck tents pitched on wooden platforms 1-2 ft. above the ground, sleep out nights, others skinny dipped </li></li></ul><li>Geographical Inquiry - Ask<br /><ul><li>What is to become of the Camp Meenahga </li></ul> landmark that was so much of Peninsula State <br /> Park and Fish Creek? <br /><ul><li> How is the best way to share this story with</li></ul> others?<br />
  7. 7. Camp Meenahga Geoquest<br />Task 1<br /><ul><li> Students will participate in small groups using </li></ul>GPS devices to find ruins of Camp Meenahga<br /><ul><li> Geocaches are hidden at original camp facilities
  8. 8. During the quest, students answer questions</li></ul> about the history of Camp Meenahga <br /><ul><li> Answers are hidden within the geocaches</li></li></ul><li>Camp Meenahga Geoquest<br />Task 2<br /><ul><li> Students will take a photo to document </li></ul> each waypoint (camp ruin) <br /><ul><li> The final project photos and waypoint coordinates will be plotted on a map using
  9. 9. Google Earth
  10. 10. PowerPoint or video</li></li></ul><li>Lookout Tower<br />Then<br />Now<br /> <br /> <br />
  11. 11. QuickTime™ and a<br /> decompressor<br />are needed to see this picture.<br />Tennis<br />Then<br />Now<br />
  12. 12. Camp Meenahga as seen from <br />

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