Agents of the Earth Outdoor Education

 

Fall Program Options (September – October):
Fall in Upper Michigan lends well to the variety of outdoor activities that we have to offer. Earlier in the year the weather is usually more conducive to outdoor activity.

  • High and low ropes courses: Allow students to explore high ropes to get out of their comfort zones and challenge themselves in a unique way.
  • Low Ropes Course / Team Building Initiatives: Allow students work together to find creative ways to accomplish a group challenge.
  • Games: Be playful with games of camouflage, ultimate Frisbee, various tag and dodgeball games
  • Archery
  • Canoeing (12 canoes / 24 people)
  • Kayaking (11 single kayaks)
  • Apple cider pressing
  • Campfire
  • Interpretive nature trail

*For even more fall activities, utilize our 8.5 acre island (no electricity or running water): Island options include a 1 mile pontoon boat ride to our island, high and low ropes courses, rope swing, team building, campfire, games

Winter Program Options (December – March):

  • Snowshoeing (20 pairs)
  • Cross country skiing on groomed trails (30+ pairs of skis, boots, and poles in various sizes)
  • Tubing on our hill (10 tubes)
  • Broomball on a plowed court on the lake (up to 16 players at a time – helmets and sticks),
  • Group initiatives (indoor)
  • Climbing wall (indoor, 2 climbers at a time)
  • Maple Syrup Process Demonstration and Lesson (late winter / early spring)

Spring Program Options (May):

  • High and low ropes courses: Allow students to explore high ropes to get out of their comfort zones and challenge themselves in a unique way.
  • Low Ropes Course / Team Building Initiatives: Allow students work together to find creative ways to accomplish a group challenge. (usually split into groups of 10-12)
  • Games: Be playful with games of camouflage, ultimate Frisbee, various tag and dodgeball games
  • Archery
  • Maple Syrup Process Demonstration and Lesson (late winter / early spring)
  • Campfire

Lunch options:

Bring your own bag lunches, or we provide a hot lunch in our dining hall for $7.50/person

2016-2017 Pricing:

  • Half Day Estimate: $21/student for half day (3-4 hours, usually about 9:30 – 1:30).
  • Larger groups (30+) may require additional time to do the ropes course.
  • Minimum number is generally 15 students, contact us if this is an issue.
  • Teachers and chaperones come free (additional $7.50/hot lunch)

Email dustin@cpbc.com or call 906.265.2117 to discuss options for your students.

View 2016-2017 Agents of the Earth Letter, Pricing, and Sample Schedule