New Club Provides Middle School Students with the Opportunity to Explore Outdoor Activities

The new middle school Adventure Club got off to a great start last week, as students spent a few hours after school fishing. Students met up with parent volunteers at Menominee Park in Oshkosh and learned some basic fishing techniques. Afterward, students enjoyed grilled hot dogs and chips with their fellow fishermen and women.

The Adventure Club was started this school year as an opportunity for middle school students to explore new activities – things they probably wouldn’t try on their own. Primarily coordinated by parents, the club has monthly activities planned through out the school year.

Future Adventure Club Activities
  • Get Over It – Obstacle Course: Take the obstacle course challenge and test your strength, speed & flexibility. Climb, crawl, jump and have a blast as you complete the course as a team. Date: Wednesday, October 9
  • Take a Hike: Enjoy the outdoors on a hike at either High Cliff or Kettle Moraine State Park. Come and see wildlife and nature at its finest. Date: Wednesday, November, 6
  • Protect & Serve: Visit FVTC’s Public Safety Training Center, a national training ground for SWAT, Homeland Security, law enforcement and fire safety. Experience the MILO interactive program to test your skills in an emergency situation. Date: Wednesday, February 5
  • Take Aim – Archery: Start with an archery lesson to learn the parts of a bow and archery techniques. Then take aim and see if you can hit your target. Session includes bow and arrows. Date: Wednesday, March 4
  • Ultimate Scavenger Hunt – Geocaching: You’ve never explored Menominee Park like this before. Gather your friends and look for treasures hidden around the park. Date: Wednesday, May 6

For more information about Adventure Club, watch for information in the weekly e-newsletter. Permission slips for each activity will be available in the school office. Or, for additional questions, please contact PE teachers, Ms. Stacy Smith or Ms. Kim Strebe.

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