The fifth grade class explored and studied the Nisqually watershed and related topics in geography during their fall trip last week. Students had the opportunity to engage in a service learning project by removing the invasive plant, Scotch Broom, from one of the Eatonville parks. Students camped for three nights, explored the mountain through short day hikes, and bonded as a group through fun games, initiatives, and shared adventures. This trip also served as an introduction to basic outdoor living skills and helped students gain an appreciation for the power and beauty of Mt. Rainier National Park!