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Budget Salary MI School

W.O.W. Weekend Outdoor Wandering

An Outdoor Learning Opportunity

When: Saturday October 16th, 2021: 9am - 11am


Where: Yates Park and Yates Cider Mill (we will meet in the Parking Lot of Yates Cider Mill)  1990 E Avon Rd, Rochester Hills, MI 48307


What: Michigan is the Great Lakes State providing plenty of on the water recreation, but the water also supplies the power to make a refreshing drink...Cider.  Join us to explore the cider mill and the local environment which uses the Clinton River to help process cider, and have the opportunity to taste the rewards of the river’s work.


Why: You are stewards of the river, our rewards are not free.  You will be participating in a Crayfish Population Study with the results reported back to the Michigan Department of Natural Resources so that future generations can continue to reap the benefits.


How: TRANSPORTATION IS NOT PROVIDED...but a guided wandering is provided by Mr. Duffy, Mr. Parski, and Mr. Ratkowski


Cost: Positive attitude, curious mind, and written reflection of experience(due within 3 days after wandering)



-Cider and Treat Provided

-Potential Science/English/History class credit

-Community Service Hours Earned towards Graduation


Does this sound interesting to you?  


Please go to the following website to register


Registration is limited to 15 students


Primarily an outdoor activity...masks are optional.


Last day to register is Thursday October 14th, 2021