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Tuesday's Tidbits

Hey everyone! We had a wonderfully busy day yesterday at Sierra Outdoor School and have tons of pictures to show the folks at home. Here is one picture of Dry Creek's Group C during their Raptors & Conservation class. This group of boys was working on their "Create a Raptor." Can you see its binocular vision, talons, and hooked beak? Great job, boys! 

Here's a picture of Dry Creek's Group A doing Team Challenge. Their goal was to get the hula hoops all the way around the circle without breaking the chain. Great work!

Franklin had a great day with Gold Rush activities. They did Miwok Life, Ditch Hike, Life of a Miner, and Gold Mining. Here's a picture of Group B at our Miwok Village exploring artifacts.

How many students can fit in the umacha? All 26 of Group B, including some chaperones, fit in there!

Here's a group on the Ditch Hike! They were very excited about the waterfall. 

One of our Naturalists, Shelly O., teaching Life of a Miner. 

Group D is gold panning! 

Group D working the long tom and cradles during Gold Mining. 


  1. Nice! but....... where is group A??

    1. Great question! I wish we had enough staff to roam around taking pictures of all of the groups, but unfortunately we can only post the pictures we have. If any teachers or adult chaperones have pictures for the blog, email them to and we will get those posted. Thanks all!


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