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Students learn the science of alpine winters at Big Lake. Class groups arrive to Big Lake’s winter wonderland via our snow cat services, where they fully experience the winter science they study. Through games, hands-on activities, and STEM instruction, students have the opportunity to learn a variety of grade-appropriate topics outside.
A tube ride, rustic cabins, and snow-filled activities are some of the many elements that make learning at Big Lake unforgettable. Here is the foundation of what Big Lake offers.
-2 Days of Educational Classes & Activities
-STEM Education (outdoors weather permitting)
-1-2 Nights of Lodging
-Morning & Evening Worship
-Snow Cat Ride to and from Camp
-3rd Day Ski Option @ Hoodoo
(G 3-5 or 6-8) Mountain Education A mixed variety of different mountain topics including snowflake structure, high mountain geology, snow dwellings, & alpine wildlife.
(G 3-5) Wildlife in the Alpine Look in-depth at plants and animals, their life cycle, and discover how they adapt and survive in the mountain biome.
(G 6-8) High Mountain Physical Science Study the weather patterns and history of precipitation for the cascades, the physics of snow formation, and high mountain geology.
(G 6-8) Snow Skills Experience how to survive and thrive while exploring the high country; including navigation, survival priorities, snow dwellings, backwoods safety, team-building, and Leave No TraceTM practices.