NIGHT TIME ACTIVITIES

NIGHT TIME ACTIVITIES

Campfire
Duration: 1 hour
Grade Level: K - 12th

A classic camp activity, this is often the highlight of overnight field trips. The LEEP staff leads songs and tells stories around the campfire. It is also possible to schedule a storytelling campfire that focuses on Native American legends.

Constellations
Duration: 1 hour
Grade Level: 3rd - 12th
Standards: 3.4.4

On clear nights, this activity is a wonderful ending to the day. Students are taught many of the major constellations through myths and stories.

Night Sounds Hike
Duration: 1 hour
Grade Level: 3rd - 12th

Students experience the forest at night by walking in silence. The pace of the hike is slow and stops are made for optimum listening. After the hike, students discuss what they heard and learn about what created those sounds.

Night Sensory Hike
Duration: 1 hour
Grade Level: 3rd - 12th

Students investigate the forest and their own senses at night. Some listening is done, as in the night sounds hike, but most of the activities focus on night vision.