Muddy Squirrel - Adventure Education
Offering adventure education based on the beliefs that academic learning can't and shouldn't be limited to what happens inside school walls. Authentic learning is an adventure in and of itself -- or it should be.
Providing suggested itineries for groups, including but not limited to independent schools & homeschools, boy scout and girl scout troops.
In addition to overnight trips, we provide half-day, full-day and unit based study in a variety of academic disciplines including...maps & navigation (math, problem-solving), engineering (scientific method, experimental design), wilderness survival, environmental education hands-on activites, forest ecology, local and regional watersheds and water quality monitoring activites, integrative units of study based on novels, tree and plant identification, caves & karst (geology), questing/letterboxing, team-building activities, energy activities (renewable & nonrenewable), nature writing -- including nature journals & nature poetry, Leave No Trace principles, Appalachian Trail -- history, culture, etc. and many others
We also provide instruction for a variety of Merit, Junior and Cadette badges including backpacking, camping, cooking, wilderness survival, orienteering, environmental science, camper, trailblazing, gardener, flowers, trees, geocacher and night owl.