Kaskitowa Outdoor School

Outdoor Education Offerings for Public & Private Schools;

and Certification Trainings for Camping Professionals

 

Traveling education options for schools: One hour presentation is $75 within one hour drive of Camp Kaskitowa, Allegan MI (for longer distances, a travel charge may apply). Additional presentations same day at same site are $35 per hour presentation.

 

Michigan 1763 Living History Presentations:

Michigan Living History presentation; like a field trip in your own classroom. Meet a Coureur de Bois (French-Canadian Independent fur trader) who will interact with your students and help them understand what life was like in Michigan 250 years ago. Understand the impact Native American cultures (Potawatomi, Ojibwa, Ottawa, and Huron) and European Colonial cultures (French, British) had on each other in 1763 during Michigan’s colonial period. Also, learn about the tools and skills needed to survive in the North Woods over 250 years ago. Presenter will be in historically correct dress and have tools of the trade for living in the wilderness including tomahawks, knives, and musket with black powder. (Please make sure your administration and school officer are aware before the visit).

Outdoor Educations options for schools on site at Camp Kaskitowa ( April, May, & June)

Single Day Trip (two instructions sessions, and lunch) $20 per student (minimum of 10 students)

  •  Michigan Wildlife. Students discover the variety and characteristics of Michigan reptiles, amphibians, birds, and mammals. Presenter will use live animals and specimens.
  •  Bog Ecology. Students will learn about and experience this unique wetland.
  •  Northern Forest Ecology hikes (tree identification and more)
  •  Limnology (freshwater ecology) studies at the lake
  •  Recreational options: canoe, kayak, swim, hike, archery, hiking, field game
  •  Michigan 1763 Living History Presentations
  •  Team Building Initiatives (Low Ropes)

 

Certification Trainings for Camping Professionals

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