Rainforest Kids Outdoor Play Sessions
Session 1 - Using Survival Gear
Time: 28/4/18 Saturday 9am-12pm
Topic: Kids will be given interesting survival gear to guess what they are used for, as well as think of what other uses it can have.
Learn: Use of tools, creative thinking
Session 2 - Packing Survival Gear
Time: 28/4/18 Saturday 2pm-5pm
Topic: Kids will be given bag packs as well as a lot of survival gear to pack into them.
Learn: How to pack a bag
Session 3 - Firestarting
Time: 5/5/18 Saturday 9am-12pm
Topics: Kids will experiment with a variety of different survival firestarters, including flint and magnesium, to light a campfire.
Learn: Use of tools, persistence in the learning of a
Session 4 - Building a Fire
Time: 5/5/18 Saturday 2pm-5pm
Topic: Kids will learn to build a campfire to burn steadily without much smoke by adding increasingly larger firewood to the fire after it has been lighted. They will need to forage for dry sticks in the forest, and decide for themselves which sticks are dry enough.
Learn: Size comparisons, brittleness and suppleness
Session 5 - Drinkable Water
Time: 12/5/18 Saturday 9am-12pm
Topic: Kids will be brought to a stream and asked to use their powers of observation and investigate if the water is drinkable.
Learn: Problem solving, observation
Session 6 - Alternate Sources of Water
Time: 12/5/18 Saturday 2pm-5pm
Topic: Kids will be asked to find other sources of water besides the steam.
Learn: Creative thinking
Session 7 - Natural Navigation
Time: 19/5/18 Saturday 9am-12pm
Topic: A trained bushcraft instructor will take the kids into the forest and accompany them as they find their own way back to the road.
Learn: Planning, problem solving
Session 8 - Navigation with Compass and Map
Time: 19/5/18 Saturday 2pm-5pm
Topic: Kids will be given compasses as well as a simple map to find their way to the road.
Learn: Directions (North/South/East/West), what is a map
Additional Sessions (ADD-ON) - Field Cooking
Please note that field cooking sessions are add-on sessions when you have purchased an existing session for the same day.
Time: 28/4/18 Saturday 12pm-2pm
Dish: Campfire Bread on a Stick
Topic: Kids will mix flour and water, knead the bread dough, shape the dough on a stick, and roast it over a campfire.
Time: 5/5/18 Saturday 12pm-2pm
Dish: Egg in Orange
Topic: Kids will cut an orange in half, hollow it out, crack an egg into the orange, and roast it over a campfire.
Time: 12/5/18 Saturday 12pm-2pm
Dish: Sweet Potato
Topic: Kids will wrap sweet potatoes in aluminium foil, and roast them over a campfire.
Time: 19/5/18 Saturday 12pm-2pm
Dish: Chocolate Banana Boat
Topic: Kids will split a banana, stuff chocolate into it, and roast the banana in its skin over a campfire.
For all sessions except field cooking sessions:
$65 for 1 session
$220 for 4 sessions
$360 for 8 sessions
· Sessions can be split between different kids.
· Cost is the same whether adult-accompanied or unaccompanied. Each child can only be accompanied by one adult.
· All sessions must be used within a year.
Field cooking sessions are $15 per person per session.
1. Food and water will not be provided for the sessions, except for field cooking sessions.
2. Adults who accompany the sessions are there as observers. Please follow the lead of the facilitators and do not interact with the kids unless there is someone or something (including the environment) will be hurt.
3. Sessions will require some walking. Please ensure your kid is reasonably fit.
4. The sessions will be held rain or shine. In case of lightning, the sessions will be cancelled.
- The event description was updated. Diff#330660 2018-04-13 16:11:30
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1 session ON HOLD $65.00 Field Cooking 1 session (1 pax) ON HOLD $15.00 1 session (please indicate which session in the comments) $65.00 4 sessions (please indicate which 4 sessions in the comments) $220.00 8 sessions (please indicate in the comments if you are not attending all session, e.g. if you are splitting the package between two kids) $360.00 Field cooking 1 session (1 pax) - Please note this is an add-on session for those who have bought an outdoor play session on the same day $15.00
- Venue Address
- Ave 2 outside Khatib Mrt Stn, Singapore Singapore
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