This program is based at Burchell High School and combines day excursions, activities on-site, time on the ropes courses, as well as some overnight camping days. Students base camp on the 750 acres of the Spring Creek Farm in Palmer and travel via the Onward and Upward Bus to numerous locations for a variety of outdoor recreation experiences. This program is full of activities, games, and adventure that emphasizes building positive relationships, igniting appreciation for nature, living with intention, and developing a healthy lifestyle.
Adverse environmental conditions can occur during the program (i.e. cold, wet, or snowy conditions). A gear list is provided and students must come prepared with the necessary gear.
Many items may be available for use upon request such as rain gear, fleece layers, sleeping bags, sleeping pads, etc. etc. All group gear is provided such as tents, cook stoves, food, and more.