A map and compass are two of the ten essential items to bring with when hiking.
NPS, Mike Punches
Students will be introduced to the basic ten essentials necessary for taking a short, three to five mile hiking trip into a local park, national park, or other outdoor trip. The students will participate in a series of scenarios assessing their knowledge of the ten essentials and preparedness for surviving common situations they might face on a short hiking trip.
5 - 12
Students will be able to:
Identify the ten essential items suggested for travel on any hiking trip.
Understand the importance of carrying each of the ten essential items while on a hiking trip into a local park, national park, or other outdoor trip.
Identify other items that might be considered for a trip into a local park.