Outdoor Adventure on the Bogue Chitto

This past week, the 7th grade headed out for a three-day outdoor adventure at the Bogue Chitto Nature Preserve near Franklinton, LA.
This past week, the 7th grade headed out for a three-day outdoor adventure at the Bogue Chitto Nature Preserve near Franklinton, LA. Students established a base camp in the Bogue Chitto State Park. From there, groups spent three days, exploring the rich and diverse natural environment hiking along a six mile nature trail. Students also developed and practiced canoe skills on the Bogue Chitto River in preparation for a final trip down the river.

While in camp, students learned a number of camping skills from preparing food, setting up tents, and starting a campfire. In the evening students enjoyed learning about the night sky and the many constellations as well as making s'mores over a campfire.

Over the three days, students enjoyed time together as a group, learning new skills and gaining a deeper appreciation for our natural surroundings. -Mr. Frantz
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Established in 1929, Metairie Park Country Day School is a coed private school for New Orleans area students in early childhood through Grade 12. From the elementary grades through upper school, the care and cultivation of each child comes to life in our exciting academic program, creative arts, and competitive athletic offerings.

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