Survivor Quest

Our 1st Year, Session 5, Week 1

Survivor Quest!

This session Eagles will play the role of heroes learning to survive in the wilderness as they discover more about their identities and self-knowledge.

It will culminate in a community camping trip where they demonstrate their learning and guide their parents through survival challenges, all while exploring the outdoors and having fun.
Eagles to explore the basic needs of human survival (food, water, shelter, safety, first aid, and identity) to explore and understand the differences between a “want” and a “need,”and to allow Eagles to put themselves into new, challenging situations that push them to the edge of their challenge zones.Eagles will learn about heroes who have found callings in environmentalism, outdoor survival, and travel. They will learn about natural science, the water cycle, fire, navigation, knot-tying, first aid, and plant identification.In the exploration of identity and self-knowledge as a basic human need, Eagles will learn their Love Language, Myers-Briggs Type Indicator, and the traits they love most about themselves.

Eagles experimenting with primitive deadfall traps as part of their survival quest

Harvesting materials

Building mouse traps out of water bottles



Eagles researching and learning to tie different knots!



Eagles attempting to make fire with a magnifying glass, flint and steel, and bow drill during the fire challenge!

Jodi the Gecko visits us!

We had a special guest presentation by the McKowen family (Blackbelt at Active Martial Arts) and the Eagles got to touch, hold, and learn more about Geckos!

This was a followup to our inventor/innovation quest last session where the Eagles learned how new adhesives are being made modeled after the Gecko’s unique method of gripping surfaces with their toes.

Music & Meditation!

Music and meditation for a healthy soul!



Our daily launches have focused on “Being a good sport” this week!


Our Eagles are exposed to many different subjects in elementary school in order to build a love for learning!  Through exploration they will eventually find their calling!

One of the little Eagles explaining to everyone how an electro magnet works using the motor he built over the holiday break!

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