Cheatham Elementary September 18 th September 20 ST

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Cheatham Elementary September 18 th -September 20 ST 5 th Grade Camp Meeting

Cheatham Elementary September 18 th -September 20 ST 5 th Grade Camp Meeting

Camp Cost • Sky Ranch is $228. 00. • Online payment is preferred and

Camp Cost • Sky Ranch is $228. 00. • Online payment is preferred and can be made in the Webstore on the Cheatham website. Please send in a receipt. • Payment is due by Friday, September 6, 2019.

Camp Forms • All forms and money are due by Friday, September 6, 2019.

Camp Forms • All forms and money are due by Friday, September 6, 2019. • Students will not be allowed on the bus unless all paperwork is turned in to their homeroom teacher.

Who will be going to Sky Ranch? • All fifth grade teachers, Mrs. Logan,

Who will be going to Sky Ranch? • All fifth grade teachers, Mrs. Logan, and Nurse Cassie. • All fifth graders who plan to attend. • Parent Chaperones

What if a student is not attending Sky Ranch? • All students who are

What if a student is not attending Sky Ranch? • All students who are not attending Sky Ranch will be attending Cheatham Ranch! • Cheatham Ranch is located at school. • Cheatham Ranch students will be participating in related Sky Ranch activities at school. • Cheatham Ranch students will not be in their normal math, reading, science, and social studies classes. • Cheatham Ranch students are expected to attend school. If they do not come to school, they will be counted as absent.

Where is Camp?

Where is Camp?

Location, Lodging, Meals and Explore Sky Ranch! Directions to Sky Ranch Van Location, Meals,

Location, Lodging, Meals and Explore Sky Ranch! Directions to Sky Ranch Van Location, Meals, and Explore Map Outdoor Education Video by Sky Ranch

Special Dietary Needs? Sky Ranch is accustomed to dealing with dietary needs such as:

Special Dietary Needs? Sky Ranch is accustomed to dealing with dietary needs such as: gluten, dairy, tree nut, and peanut allergies, diabetic, vegetarian, and vegan diets, as well as many other less common requests. If your child has specific dietary needs, you may complete the Sky Ranch Form. Click Here to access the Sky Ranch Dietary Form.

What should I bring? Sky Ranch Packing List-Click on the "What To Bring" Tab

What should I bring? Sky Ranch Packing List-Click on the "What To Bring" Tab

DO NOT BRING Over $40

DO NOT BRING Over $40

The Morning of Wednesday… Ø Students are to bring their luggage to the bike

The Morning of Wednesday… Ø Students are to bring their luggage to the bike racks (weather permitting). Chaperones will be there to help teachers. Ø After dropping off their luggage, students will go to the gym. Please discuss with your child how he/she will be getting home on Friday. Ø Students will come into their homerooms from the gym. Their Sky Ranch packet will be waiting for them in their classroom and it will include their cabin assignment and day group assignment for Sky Ranch.

Sample Schedule

Sample Schedule

Day Classes Cheatham students will be participating in 4 classes… Fishing Discover the fun

Day Classes Cheatham students will be participating in 4 classes… Fishing Discover the fun of fishing while learning basic fishing skills including hook safety, knot-tying, casting, and bait selection. Identify fish species located in East Texas such as bass, catfish, sunfish, and crappie. Learn about predator/prey relationships, food web, learned behaviors, and inherited traits. Forces in Nature Explore the Forces in Nature which shape our Environment. Learn about gravity and friction while using our four story zip line. Discover gases and pressure during the building and launching of air rockets. Take a one hour nature hike and observe the real life effects of weathering agents, erosion, and deposition on the landscape. Sky Ranch Expeditions Become a part of an expedition team exploring terrestrial ecology. Travel to Sky Ranch Expeditions’ base camp to learn about animal characteristics, animal behavior, anatomy, physiology and taxonomy. Observe live animals such as a boa constrictor, green iguana, sugar gliders, ferrets, tarantula, hedgehog, and many others. Discover predator/prey relationships, habitats, food web, and learned and inherited traits. Travel into the woods and meadows of Sky Ranch to collect insects and study forest dynamics including carbon cycle, nitrogen cycle, ecological niche, plant succession, and tree rings. Native Americans Traveling back in time, your students will become young braves and squaws in our tribe. They will learn skills which will make them assets as members of our tribes. These skills will include hunting with bows and arrows, cooking as the grind corn and make corn cakes to be cooked over a re, how Native Americans stored food and water so they make pottery, and how the tribe made re for cooking and warmth. This class is a great hands-on class and your students will not only learn, but have fun while they are learning.

Day and Evening Activities Pool, Water Slides, Snack Bar with GREAT Shakes! Jumping Pillow,

Day and Evening Activities Pool, Water Slides, Snack Bar with GREAT Shakes! Jumping Pillow, Recreational Time, and Zip Line! Outdoor Education Information

Our Return • We will arrive back at school around 2: 30 pm on

Our Return • We will arrive back at school around 2: 30 pm on Friday, Sept. 20 st. • Please pull through the regular car pool line for 5 th grade if you are picking up your child. • Students are not encouraged to ride the bus due to their luggage and sleeping bags. • Please do not take your child unless you sign him/her out through a 5 th grade teacher or a school staff member.

Questions?

Questions?