Monthly Archives: May 2012

Girl Scouts Visit OLC – 5/18/12 – 5/20/12

A group of girl scouts visited us here at the Outdoor Learning Center on Friday, May 18th through Sunday, May 20th! The large group was made up of 40 girl scouts from 6 different troops and 8 troop leaders. They traveled from the Maryland/DC area to enjoy various OLC activities such as canoeing, the high and low ropes courses, the campfire circle and horseback riding. Check out a few of the pictures that were taken from their weekend here!

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Eastern Mennonite School Visits OLC – 5/18/12

A large group of 6th and 7th graders from Eastern Mennonite School came to the Outdoor Learning Center on Friday, May 18th. We used our facilities to organize an end-of-the-school-year Field Day for 65 students in total. They participated in activities such as canoe relays, giant soccer, capture the flag, beach volleyball, steal the bacon, backwards kickball, a nature hike, 3-way dodge ball and ultimate frisbee. Check out the slideshow below of the group’s visit and the various activities they took part in:

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OLC Comes to Life!

Check out how the Outdoor Learning Center at Horizons came to life when Norwood School visited us on May 10th and 11th!

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Lessons from the Low Ropes Course

OLC staff member, Conner Keirce, debriefs Norwood School students about what they learned from crawling through the “Spider Web” on the low ropes course at the OLC.

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Norwood School Visits OLC (5/10/12 – 5/11/2012)

A group of students from Norwood School in Bethesda, MD visited the Outdoor Learning Center this past weekend. There were 55 students, from elementary to middle school aged, and 7 teachers. The group participated in a variety of outdoor learning activities, many of which can be seen in the slideshow below:

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New Time Lapse Video of the Lake

Check out our new time lapse video of an Outdoor Learning group from Bethesda, Maryland canoeing on Lake Philippa this past week.

 

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