Schoolhouse of Wonder https://schoolhouseofwonder.org Schoolhouse of Wonder creates kind, curious, and confident kids through nature-based outdoor adventures Thu, 14 Jun 2018 21:38:55 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Questions to Ask Your Beaver Camper – Thursday https://schoolhouseofwonder.org/blog/questions-to-ask-your-beaver-camper-thursday/ Thu, 14 Jun 2018 21:38:55 +0000 https://schoolhouseofwonder.org/?p=4687 If you’re wondering what your camper has been up to this week, here are some questions to get the conversation started… BLACKFEATHER CAMP (Ebonee’s Group) At West Point on the Eno park, we’re lucky enough to have several options when it comes to water time. What water places have you explored this week? (Hint: creeks, […]

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Questions to Ask Your Outdoor Survival Skills Camper – Thursday https://schoolhouseofwonder.org/blog/questions-to-ask-your-outdoor-survival-skills-camper-thursday/ Thu, 14 Jun 2018 21:18:32 +0000 https://schoolhouseofwonder.org/?p=4693 If you’re wondering what your camper has been up to this week, here are some questions to get the conversation started… Thursday we learned about some basic Wilderness first aid techniques. What are the 3 C’s of an emergency situation? (Hint: check, call, care) After checking a scene for safety, what questions might you ask […]

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Questions to Ask Your Tadpole Camper – Thursday https://schoolhouseofwonder.org/blog/questions-to-ask-your-tadpole-camper-thursday/ Thu, 14 Jun 2018 21:16:11 +0000 https://schoolhouseofwonder.org/?p=4691 If you’re wondering what your camper has been up to this week, here are some questions to get the conversation started… Earlier this week we played Tadpole Tadpole Frog. How is the game played? Show your best frog hop like we hopped around the circle. Thursday morning we played a game called Werewolf. What animal […]

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Questions to Ask Your Otter Camper – Thursday https://schoolhouseofwonder.org/blog/questions-to-ask-your-otter-camper-thursday/ Thu, 14 Jun 2018 21:11:02 +0000 https://schoolhouseofwonder.org/?p=4699 If you’re wondering what your camper has been up to this week, here are some questions to get the conversation started… On Wednesday our group split into three groups to do different morning activities. Which activity was your favorite and why? We found a tiny slithery reptile basking in the water after we left our creek […]

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Questions to Ask Your Firekeeper Camper – Thursday https://schoolhouseofwonder.org/blog/questions-to-ask-your-firekeeper-camper-thursday/ Thu, 14 Jun 2018 21:08:25 +0000 https://schoolhouseofwonder.org/?p=4697 If you’re wondering what your camper has been up to this week, here are some questions to get the conversation started… This week we cooked some traditional Cherokee food over the fire. What were some challenges that the Native Americans faced when it was time to cook their food? What did we cook? On Wednesday we […]

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Questions to Ask Your Growth Rings: Naturalist Skills Camper – Thursday https://schoolhouseofwonder.org/blog/questions-to-ask-your-growth-rings-naturalist-skills-camper-thursday-2/ Thu, 14 Jun 2018 21:02:00 +0000 https://schoolhouseofwonder.org/?p=4689 If you’re wondering what your camper has been up to this week, here are some questions to get the conversation started… TURTLE CAMP and GNARLY STUMP CAMP (Pat’s Group and MacKenzie’s Group) You played a Schoolhouse of Wonder original game called Windigo. In the story, who ends up defeating the Windigo for the villagers? How […]

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Questions to Ask Your Untamed Creators Camper – Thursday https://schoolhouseofwonder.org/blog/questions-to-ask-your-untamed-creators-camper-thursday/ Thu, 14 Jun 2018 21:01:39 +0000 https://schoolhouseofwonder.org/?p=4704 If you’re wondering what your camper has been up to this week, here are some questions to get the conversation started… What is your favorite water spot so far? What do you like about it? What did you think of kite making?! Did yours fly? Did it end up in the kite hospital? Did you […]

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Questions to Ask Your Chickadee Camper – Thursday https://schoolhouseofwonder.org/blog/questions-to-ask-your-chickadee-camper-thursday/ Thu, 14 Jun 2018 21:00:56 +0000 https://schoolhouseofwonder.org/?p=4702 If you’re wondering what your camper has been up to this week, here are some questions to get the conversation started… What has been your favorite game so far? (Beckon, Eagle Eye, Kick the Can) Did you use a net at creek time? What were you hoping to catch? Do you remember what kind of […]

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Questions to Ask Your Untamed Creators Camper – Tuesday https://schoolhouseofwonder.org/blog/questions-to-ask-your-untamed-creators-camper-tuesday/ Tue, 12 Jun 2018 21:09:38 +0000 https://schoolhouseofwonder.org/?p=4672 If you’re wondering what your camper has been up to this week, here are some questions to get the conversation started… Describe the snake that you saw. How did you know it wasn’t a venomous snake? Did you make a raft? What was it made out of? How did you get the sticks to stay […]

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Questions to Ask Your Chickadee Camper – Tuesday https://schoolhouseofwonder.org/blog/questions-to-ask-your-chickadee-camper-tuesday/ Tue, 12 Jun 2018 21:06:00 +0000 https://schoolhouseofwonder.org/?p=4670 If you’re wondering what your camper has been up to this week, here are some questions to get the conversation started… What animals have you seen this week? How big were they? Did you touch them? How do you play eagle eye? What was your hiding strategy? Have you tried whittling yet? What do you […]

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Questions to Ask Your Otter Camper – Tuesday https://schoolhouseofwonder.org/blog/questions-to-ask-your-otter-camper-tuesday/ Tue, 12 Jun 2018 20:57:49 +0000 https://schoolhouseofwonder.org/?p=4667 If you’re wondering what your camper has been up to this week, here are some questions to get the conversation started… This week we have both new and returning campers in our group. If you are new, what are some of the things that you are most excited about? If you are returning, what is […]

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Questions to Ask Your Firekeeper Camper – Tuesday https://schoolhouseofwonder.org/blog/questions-to-ask-your-firekeeper-camper-tuesday/ Tue, 12 Jun 2018 20:42:55 +0000 https://schoolhouseofwonder.org/?p=4665 If you’re wondering what your camper has been up to this week, here are some questions to get the conversation started… So far this week we have gone over the basics of fire building. What are some of the basic ingredients of fire? On Tuesday we experimented with natural dye. What was your favorite color […]

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Questions to Ask Your Outdoor Survival Skills Camper – Tuesday https://schoolhouseofwonder.org/blog/questions-to-ask-your-outdoor-survival-skills-camper-tuesday/ Tue, 12 Jun 2018 20:29:11 +0000 https://schoolhouseofwonder.org/?p=4661 If you’re wondering what your camper has been up to this week, here are some questions to get the conversation started… Why is it important to know how to use more than just electronic maps and a GPS when in the woods? What did you know about compasses and maps? Finding a water source is […]

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Questions to Ask Your Tadpole Camper – Tuesday https://schoolhouseofwonder.org/blog/questions-to-ask-your-tadpole-camper-tuesday/ Tue, 12 Jun 2018 20:13:36 +0000 https://schoolhouseofwonder.org/?p=4657 If you’re wondering what your camper has been up to this week, here are some questions to get the conversation started… Yesterday morning we learned how to whittle. What is whittling? What are the rules of whittling? On Monday, we did a scavenger hunt for rubber insects to demonstrate the power of camouflage. What is camouflage? […]

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Questions to Ask Your Beaver Camper – Tuesday https://schoolhouseofwonder.org/blog/questions-to-ask-your-beaver-camper-tuesday/ Tue, 12 Jun 2018 19:26:42 +0000 https://schoolhouseofwonder.org/?p=4649 If you’re wondering what your camper has been up to this week, here are some questions to get the conversation started… BLACKFEATHER CAMP (Ebonee’s Group) What animals have you seen in the woods so far? Did any of them have a shell? What other animals are you hoping to find this week? During your partner […]

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Questions to Ask Your Growth Rings: Naturalist Skills Camper – Tuesday https://schoolhouseofwonder.org/blog/questions-to-ask-your-growth-rings-naturalist-skills-camper-tuesday-2/ Tue, 12 Jun 2018 19:26:24 +0000 https://schoolhouseofwonder.org/?p=4653 If you’re wondering what your camper has been up to this week, here are some questions to get the conversation started… GNARLY STUMP CAMP (MacKenzie’s Group) You played a tagging game where you got to pick what animal you would like to be. What animal did you choose? While playing the game what special sound […]

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Questions to Ask Your Bobcat Camper – Thursday https://schoolhouseofwonder.org/blog/questions-to-ask-your-bobcat-camper-thursday/ Thu, 07 Jun 2018 21:06:16 +0000 https://schoolhouseofwonder.org/?p=4635 If you’re wondering what your camper has been up to this week, here are some questions to get the conversation started… On Thursday, you played a game where everyone got to be a different animal. What animal were you? What was the game called?  What critters have you found so far this week? Are there […]

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