Edible and Medicinal Plants
Duration: ¾ - 1 hour
Grade Level: 3rd - 12th
Students explore the foods and medicines available from plants in the forest. Although some plants are still used today, many of the plants were more commonly used by early settlers and Native Americans.
Duration: 1 - 1¼ hours
Grade Level: 4th - 12th
Standards: 4.2.4, 3.1.7, 3.1.10, 3.3.7
This activity introduces students to leaf and twig characteristics, the use of a dichotomous key, and some of the vocabulary necessary for tree identification. Students work in groups to identify trees using the keys provided. (Tree identification is difficult in April and May.)
Tree Parts and Functions
Duration: ¼ - ¾ hour
Grade Level: K - 12th
Standards: 4.6.4, 3.1.4
Through a simulation, students learn about the amazing processes, such as photosynthesis, that allow trees to survive. Time permitting, students will also become more acquainted with the trees in the forest through a blindfold activity.
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Each summer Lutherlyn welcomes more than 50 young people who work together to ensure each of our campers has a great time. A two-week training program prior to camp prepares our staff for our Summer Camp programs.
Join us for a day of FUN that highlights all that Lutherlyn has to offer. This annual open house FREE to attend.
2018 marks Lutherlyn's 70th year of summer camp programs! Join us as we celebrate our history together, help members of our summer staff community reconnect with each other, and build new friendships!
This event is open to anyone who has served on Lutherlyn's staff: counselors, KPs, lifeguards, store managers, grounds crew, and everyone else who has been part of staff (and their families).