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Mountain Sun Embarks On Autumn Backpacking Trip


Last updated 11/10/2016 at 2:39pm

Sixth and seventh grade students gear up for their backpacking trip.

By Kayla C. Leed

Mountain Sun Com-munity School students in the sixth and seventh grades had the opportunity to be heroes on their backpacking trip that began at Butter Gap trailhead and ended on Brevard Music Center's campus on Oct. 28.

"We used 'The Hero's Journey' as the framework for the trip; each student being the 'hero' in his own epic journey/experience," said Kim Skeen, outdoor education and art teacher, who led the trip with Nick Pearl, primary class assistant teacher and middle school assistant teacher.

The students will apply what they learned about the Hero's Journey when...

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