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Social Recreation Skills: Family Camping

October 30, 2015

Exhibit Requirements:

Beginner—Grades 3-5

Choose one of the following for your exhibit. Choose a different one each year.

  1. Make a poster with eight pictures taken during a family outing and explain each picture.
  2. Make a poster showing how to tie three different knots (i.e. square knot, etc,). Explain when and/or where the knot should be used.
  3. Make a poster showing three types of campfires. Also list fire safety hints.

Intermediate—Grades 6-8

Choose one of the following for your exhibit. Choose a different one each year.

  1. Make a poster showing three campgrounds in the area and available facilities in the campgrounds.
  2. Make a poster showing different camping tents, trailers, or equipment. Elaborate on cost.
  3. Make a first aid kit for camping.
  4. Make a poster showing at least three plants poisonous to humans. List identification of plants and first-aid.

Advanced—Grades 9 –12

Choose one of the following for your exhibit. Choose a different one each year.

  1.  Make a poster showing eight specific wildlife (i.e. frogs, snakes, raccoons, etc.) found near campsites and wooded areas. Include their habitat, what they eat, where you saw them (i.e. in a tree, near camping area, etc).
  2. Plan a menu for a three day outing. Prepare one of the dishes from the menu. Exhibit the menu and a photo of the dish.
  3. Plan a menu for a three-day outing using aluminum foil cookery to prepare the main dish. Prepare this dish. Exhibit the menu and a photo of the dish.
  4. Make a poster planning a camping trip—include a map showing the easier route, type of campground, activities available, etc. Keep a daily log.
  5. Make a poster showing six wild edible plants and prepare a wild plant dish. Exhibit poster and dish.
  6. Make a scrapbook of three outings during the year, using pictures, maps, brochures, and menus.

 

 

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