We cap off our busy days with an evening program, including the Nature Carnival at our Interbarn, cookouts across property, and the (world famous) High Trails Folk Dance in Heisler Hall.
The Interbarn is a two-story hands-on science center focused on providing a continuing educational experience that keeps students engaged and entertained at the end of the day. Both levels host a number of different stations, with upstairs stations themed around the complexity of life, and downstairs stations centered around natural history. Stations include a life-sized walk-in cell, rock and fossil collections, a variety of animal artifacts including skulls, bones, and pelts, and much more.
For schools attending 4 and 5 day programs, the cookout is a memorable experience where students get to cook their dinner over a fire, play games, and finish the evening with stories and campfire activities.
The old-fashioned Folk Dance in Heisler Hall is a high energy, silly adventure in storytelling and dancing. Students learn five traditional circle dances taught on the spot by High Trails staff members, and get a chance to have fun with other students, counselors, and staff as they burn off a little extra energy before bed.