Hello Sixth Graders!
Welcome to Chaska Middle School West! As a sixth grader, you have the opportunity to attend an educational experience of a lifetime at Deep Portage Conservation Reserve in Hackensack, Minnesota! Some of the exciting activities you can do there include the following: archery, bog hiking, orienteering, pioneer Olympics, survival, team activities, night stalkers, wolf howling, campfire, and a climbing wall. For more information, check out the Deep Portage information page on the CMSW Website
This trip is an overnight nature and camping experience with the following goals:
- Develop personal appreciation, sensitivity, and stewardship for the environment
- Use problem-solving skills in individual and group situations
- Try new activities, build self-esteem, and build new friendships with classmates
Deep Portage Trip Dates 2018
Meteors: Nov 5-7
Comets: Nov 7-9
The total student cost for the Deep Portage trip is $130.00 (less any fundraising).
The cost for chaperones is $85.
The final payment is due October 8th