Amber Trapp, Camp Franklin and Franklin Enrichment Program Manager
The month of October has been filled with many Activity Days that have provided students with fun, engaging experiences outside of the classroom.
On Friday, October 14, 2022, High Tech High Touch Science engaged our students in a variety of experiments which tested their investigative senses. Students were encouraged to be scientists for the day. Students observed the texture, sounds and more of a variety of mediums and how each medium interacts with one another. By the end of the day, students were encouraged to work together to form a hypothesis and find ways to solve problems, scientific or otherwise.
The next Activity Day occurred during conferences on Wednesday, October 19, 2022. The Raptor Center visited with our students and shared four raptors. Each student was hoping that Frankie the Owl would make an appearance. The Raptor Center shared with students how to be stewards of kindness in regards to wild birds and when and how to take care of a wild bird. Fun fact: If you see raptors or evidence of raptors' habitats around your land, that is an indication that it is a highly functioning and prosperous habitat. A good sign!
The fun continued on Thursday, October 20, 2022 when The Works explored lights and kaleidoscopes. A glow in the dark dance party was enjoyed by all.
The week was capped with Snapology, on Friday, October 21, 2022, where students were able to discover their engineering talents to build tall buildings to functioning windmills. Activity Days are a great way to keep your student engaged in fun, engaging experiences outside of the school day. Register for any upcoming Activity Days via the BlackBaud system. Pictures below highlight the fun that was had by all whom participated.