CAMP WHAT IF @ HOME -DAY 6
Welcome back to Camp What If! In week 2, we go deeper into explorations and then we let our ideas explode into the world!
Today, we explore the wild side of our community. Caring for nature is a superpower every community needs.
Today, we will explore the natural beauty of our communities – the green spaces, the wild spaces, and the in-between spaces.
As you dream of your big ideas, remember sometimes even improving small areas in little ways can make a HUGE impact.
Your mission today is to find your wild side and unlock your green superpowers.
Check out today’s Adventure Plan and join us on the video call!
CAMP ANYWHERE FIND YOUR SMALL GROUP!
CANTON FIND YOUR SMALL GROUP!
Amy’s Canton Group | Morgan’s Canton Group | Ryan’s Canton Group | Stephen’s Canton Group | Zane’s Canton Group
AKRON FIND YOUR SMALL GROUP!
Amy’s Akron Group | Morgan’s Akron Group | Ryan’s Akron Group | Stephen’s Akron Group | Zane’s Akron Group
BIG QUESTION OF THE DAY
What is the most important place in your community to you?
What if… you created a new, unique outdoor place in your community?
CAMP WHAT IF PLEDGE
I will be curious because curiosity opens windows. I will ask questions!
I will be a co-hero. Together, we will be co-learners, co-explorers, and co-creators. I promise not to follow the counselor’s lead! I will follow my imagination!
I will give respect. I will respect people, technology, myself and our ideas!
I will engage my “What if…” powers. This week, I will SQUINT. I will not SQUELCH!
CAMP WHAT IF FEUD
On Friday, you shared your ideas and thoughts about your community.
Today, we challenge your camp to compete with all our other camps in a game of Middle School Trivia Feud
Would you rather… have telekinesis – the ability to move things with your mind – or telepathy – the ability to read minds?
Show us your pets!
Imagination Warmup – If you could have the abilities of any animal, what animal powers would you have? Why?
Nature Scavenger Hunt
Find these items and answers as fast as possible. The first person to show their counselor wins that round!
Round 1 – Was Ohio once covered in water? (Bonus point if you can find out how long ago!) See for yourself!
Round 2 – Find a stick (Bonus points for biggest stick and quickest stick)
Round 3-What is the tallest waterfall in Ohio? Bonus point if you can find out how tall it is. See for yourself!
Round 4 – Find a rock (points for biggest rock and quickest rock)
Round 5 – What is the biggest lake in Ohio. Bonus point if you can find out how deep it is! See for yourself.
Round 6 – Find 2 different kinds of bugs (Don’t hurt them)!
Round 7 – What is the name of the National Park in Ohio. Bonus point if you can find out how many miles of hiking trails are in the park. See for yourself.
Round 8 – Find something that smells from outside. (Don’t touch poop).
Round 9 – What is Ohio’s official State mammal? Bonus point if you can find out how many of these animals are in Ohio. See for yourself.
Round 10 – Find as many different colors of natural things as you can in 3 minutes!
EXPLORE NATURE NEAR YOU
Stark County Parks
Summit County Metro Parks
Cuyahoga Valley National Park
DESING YOUR OWN PARK
What If…you created an original playground what you would you create?
Step #1 GET INSPIRED – Explore amazing outdoor places from around the world as your inspiration.
Step #2 IDEATE – Share as many ideas with your group as possible to create the perfect park in your community.
Step #3 CREATE – Create your perfect park. Draw and describe the main features. Get creative!
- Use the paper in your Daily Adventure Pack
- Or use Sketch Pad and share your screen!
Hero challenges are your chance to test your super-powers by completing these hands-in, creative super challenges and sharing your results with us. The more challenges you complete, the more points you earn, and the more prizes you and your camp can win! You can complete and share your Hero Challenges either by using your phone or by using your computer!
Conquer your Hero Challenges using augmented-reality on your phone
Download the Metaverse app
Today’s Metaverse Portal Password is “communication”
Conquer your Hero Challenges using your computer and Google Classroom
Use your TomTod email to log into Gmail and your camp’s Google Classroom
Use the Google Suite to create your work or take pictures of our hand-made work!
Hero Challenge #1 – Clutter Collage
Your first mission is to find representations of the things that you think are cluttering your life (literally or figuratively). Is it possible for things to go back to normal? Should we? What are things that were a part of your life that were cluttering your time that you don’t want to bring back?
Show us what this looks like to you with a list, a garbage bag of what you chose, or an art piece representing how you envision your life changing.
Need some inspiration?
Hero Challenge #2 – Animal Enclosure Design
Your challenge is create a creative home for an animal so they can rest, play, and live well!
After choosing your animal, design the perfect enclosure for your animal, taking into account it’s various needs. Use anything you have to create 3-d home for an animal.
Need some inspiration?