The Outdoor Survival elective consists of fourth and fifth graders learning the basic necessities for outdoor activities such as hiking and camping. Their leader, Sean Bain, teaches them what to do in case of emergencies in numerous outdoor situations. Below are examples of what these students are learning.
How to properly wrap a broken extremity, stop severe bleeding, and secure impaled objects in the body.
Why and where to build an emergency house (lean-to)
Picking the correct material
Why its important to get out of the environment at a quick pace
AWARE OF SURROUNDINGS
Always be aware of surrounding dangers
How to mark or remember ways you came into the woods.
Closest water source