Water Rockets

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Water Rockets

Learn how man has reached into space and build a water powered rocket

Goals:

Spiritual:

Campers will see that God is a God of order.

Campers will be shown that God is trustworthy and therefore so is His Word the Bible.

Information/skills:

Campers will learn about human achievements in space.

Campers will learn about the natural laws of the universe.

Campers will learn how to build a water rocket

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Wilderness First-Aid

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Wilderness First-Aid

Learn basic first aid skills for the physical body and the spiritual life.

Goals:  

Spiritual:

  • Campers will learn how life problems have root causes of spiritual problems
  • Campers will be shown that answers to life’s questions come from the Bible
  • Campers will be encouraged to help people with answers from the Bible

Information/skills:

  • Campers will learn how to assess medical emergency situations
  • Campers will be introduced to basic first-aid skills

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Indian Expedition

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Indian Expedition

Journey to an Indian cave near camp and examine petroglyphs that tell the story of the people group that once lived in our valley

Goals:

Spiritual:

  • Camper will realize that God made all people and values all people.
  • Campers will learn that they should love all people, even those different from themselves.

Skills/information:

  • Campers will learn the small biological differences between people groups
  • Campers will learn the history of Woodland Indians in Southwest Wisconsin.

Campers will experience archeology site care

Campers will experience some American Indian life skills

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Outdoor Survival Skills

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Outdoor Survival Skills

Learn skills to survive in wilderness conditions, and discover how to find complete rest and security in God through any life situation. 

Goals:

Spiritual:

  • Campers will connect mental and spiritual preparedness with the success of survival.
  • Campers will see how God is the only complete source of security and refuge in life. 

Informational/Skills:

  • Campers will learn to identify what is most important for survival.
  • Campers will learn how to make shelter and care for their clothes.
  • Campers will learn how to find and use water.
  • Campers will learn how to make and use fire.
  • Campers will learn how to get help through navigation, and signaling.
  • Campers will learn how to maintain their health through hygiene and sleep.

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Gold Panning

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Gold Panning

Find real gold and learn that true happiness and contentment come from the Lord

Goals

  • Group will be able to understand the atmosphere and real life experience of being in a mine and discuss the history of mining.
  • They will learn the process of panning for gold, try it for themselves, and be able to distinguish the difference between real gold and pyrite (fool’s gold).
  • They will understand specific gravity, density, stratification, placer gold, and amalgamation.

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