Wilderness Awareness School

Every Thursday for the Spring school quarter Gavin trekked north to Duvall for a full-day of class in the woods at Wilderness Awareness School. He absolutely loved it despite the fact that it was cold and rainy almost every day he was there.
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img_5263 Huddling under a tarp beside a fire during lunch time.
Huddling under a tarp beside a fire during lunch time.
img_5266 Time to venture out into the rain for adventures. Yuck!
Time to venture out into the rain for adventures. Yuck!
img_5411 On a drier, warmer day the woods are much more pleasant.
On a drier, warmer day the woods are much more pleasant.
img_5412 Hiking in the woods.
Hiking in the woods.
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img_5415 Collecting sticks and branches for shelter construction.
Collecting sticks and branches for shelter construction.
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img_5417 Repairing the shelter's fern roof.
Repairing the shelter's fern roof.
img_5420 Breaking trail through some swampy brambles.
Breaking trail through some swampy brambles.
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img_5423 Yes, that's Gavin more or less swimming in the water (air temperature is in the 40s). I don't think he'd planned to do that.
Yes, that's Gavin more or less swimming in the water (air temperature is in the 40s). I don't think he'd planned to do that.
img_5424 Getting a hand up and out of the water.
Getting a hand up and out of the water.