Students in the Outdoor Ed program at Division Avenue High School went rock climbing at a local gym on April 1.
The Outdoor Ed program at Division Avenue High School in the Levittown Public School District visited the Island Rock climbing facility to put their climbing skills to the test on April 1.
As part of the Outdoor Ed curriculum, Division students learned how to rock climb in the local gym. The Island Rock experience gives the students the chance to work with professionals and the ability to use top-of-the-line equipment. The goal of the Outdoor Ed program is to give the students the experience of trying new activities that they don't have in their typical physical education class, leading to lifelong hobbies for some.
The visit to Island Rock is one of three field trips the group makes every year, with other destinations including Adventure Park and kayaking on the Nissequogue River.
The group received guidance from trained instructors.
Each student made their way to the top.
The event was an opportunity for students to share experiences not offered in typical physical education classes.
Students had to opportunity to use professional rock climbing gear.