PE628 Adventure Education 2
The Adventure, Leadership, and Outdoor Pursuits II course is an extension of Adventure I for students with excelled interest in adventurous activities. This course is for highly motivated students who want to learn and experience experiential learning at an intense level. Students will become efficient at group problem solving and student interpersonal relationships. They will then lead team-building activities with various groups throughout the Delavan-Darien School District. Students will also gain extensive knowledge and practice with bicycles, kayaks, canoes as well as equipment repair and maintenance. Due to the nature of the course and the aquatics aspects of kayaking and canoeing, students must be confident swimmers in deep water and be able to minimally swim 200 consecutive yards. Grading will primarily be based on cognitive assessments.
Note: Students will be off campus for various educational experiences. Parent/Guardian permission slips will be required and minimal costs may be relevant. Students MUST be willing to challenge their fear of heights daily to take this course.
- Demonstrate the concepts of teamwork, trust, and communication through participating and teaching team-building and challenge course activities
- Demonstrate leadership qualities in problem solving situations
- Understand bicycle safety and basic repairs
- Demonstrate rescue procedures for kayaking and canoeing
- Display knowledge of orientation using GPS systems
- Demonstrate the skills to safely perform a team relay, Australian relay, and M relay systems for rock climbing and challenge course experiences
- Implement a fitness plan based on personal fitness scores