Benefits to the Camper: exciting learning times; preaching sessions by Ironwood staff; learning made fun through hands-on experiments and investigations; each day will bring the student back to a characteristic of God; emphasis will be made on God’s love, will, power, mercy, and omnipresence; each student receives a booklet with all the class notes.

 

Benefits to the School: a safe environment for the active student, groups bring their own counselors for added accountability and a shared experience, camaraderie among the group as they learn new skills and activities, full-service program means that teachers can enjoy being with their students instead of running around trying to get the next activity ready, enough class possibilities to bring combination classes.

 

Possible Desert Science Classes: Introduction to Desert Creation, Introduction to the Mojave Desert, Desert Animal Studies (Reptiles, Snakes, Mammals, Birds, Desert Insects, Horses, Bats), Desert Plant Studies (Cacti, Desert Flowers, Trees and Shrubs), Desert Weather, Desert Moisture and Water Absorption, Desert Geology, The Desert Sky, Canoeing, Marksmanship, Archery, Wilderness First Aid, Fingerprints, Blood Types, Orienteering

 

Possible Cowboy History Classes: Introduction to Cowboy History (Cattle Drives, Cowboy Gear), Introduction to Cowboy Skills—Roping, Introduction to Desert History—Mining, Canoeing, Marksmanship, Archery, Introduction to Livestock Studies (Brands, Cattle, Horse Markings, Horses), Introduction to Western History— Mojave Trail

 
  Day 1  
  11:00 Arrival
  Noon Orientation
  12:30 Lunch
  1:00 Girls: Swimming, Boys: Class
  3:00 Girls: Class, Boys: Swimming
  4:30 Class
  6:00 Dinner
  6:45 Chapel
  8:00 Evening Activities
  9:30 To Cabins
     
  Day 2  
  6:00 Soldier Mountain Hike
  8:00 Breakfast
  8:30 Personal Devotions
  9:00 Devotions Discussion
  9:30 Class
  10:45 Free time
  11:15 Class
  12:30 Lunch
  1:00 Girls: Swimming, Boys: Class
  3:00 Girls: Class, Boys: Swimming
  4:30 Class
  6:00 Dinner
  6:45 Chapel
  8:00 Evening Activities
  9:30 To Cabins
     
  Day 3  
  7:30 Breakfast
  8:00 Field Trip
  11:00 Return to Ironwood
  11:30 Science Quiz
  12:30 Lunch
  1:00 Departure
 
 

Thanks for visiting!  Please contact us if you have any questions.

49191 Cherokee Road      Newberry Springs, CA  92365
E-mail: info@ironwood.org     Phone: 760.257.3503     Fax: 760.652.4808