How to Have an Awesome Time at Nature's Classroom

Nature's Classroom is an educational experience with a focus on nature. Read this article to learn how to have an awesome time there!


  1. 1
    Don't underpack. They will give you a packing list a week or so before you go - follow it and bring everything you need.
  2. 2
    Get used to taking quick showers. Though there's hot water, you'll only have about five minutes in the shower, so get used to taking quick showers.
  3. 3
    Relax. Loosen up and enjoy yourself - don't worry about bugs or getting dirty; just have fun!
  4. 4
    Make a fool of yourself. After meals there will be entertainment by the NC teachers; they will usually do a call and repeat song. They are hilarious and a blast. Just sing your heart out and rock out.
  5. 5
    Take a special interest class! You will be offered special interest classes. You will have to choose one or two to take. Examples of classes are snake dissection, mini hot air balloon building, and wild edibles.
  6. 6
    If there is another school group there, be nice to them. Don't think of them as the competition no matter how weird or dorky or mean they are. The NC teachers will handle it.
  7. 7
    Respect your teachers. Your NC teachers are all really fun, nice, and crazy. Expect them to have cool nicknames such as: Lighthouse, Monster, Whitehouse, and Eminem


  • Ort is an old British word for table scrap.


  • Be nice. You will get kicked out of NC if you do bad stuff.

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