Grade 7 students demonstrated resilience and grit to endure (and often enjoy) rain, heavy fog, and sub-50 degree nights, for 4 days at Point Reyes. This is the same hardy group of girls who camped in Pinnacles last year in the rain, so they had some prior experience with tough weather.
Conditions aside, our students engaged in the following activities (among others):
-Backpacking for multiple miles
-Setting up camp
-Observing all kinds of nature like: trees, birds, rabbits, and banana slugs
The Hamlin School’s edifice is in San Francisco, but its education reaches out to the ocean, the trees, the rivers, the mountains, and up towards the starry night sky.
The Hamlin School provides a robust Outdoor Education program that allows students to explore a variety of places in and around the Bay Area for one to five nights depending on grade and location. By graduation our students will have backpacked, hiked, camped, climbed, white water rafted, cross-country skied, and played in forests, seashores, mountains, and rivers across Northern California.
Our Outdoor Education trips have begun. Grade 4 recently returned from an adventure in the Marin Headlands.
The following are all the trips Grades 3-8: