Summit Lane Tackles Teamwork
Fifth-graders at Summit Lane Elementary School engaged in a day of outdoor teamwork and trust activities as part of a Nassau BOCES Challenge Course Program, with the help of naturalist Patricia Cohen on April 23.
Among the many activities, students participated in a jump rope challenge where they were each instructed to move through the swinging jump rope without stopping the rotation. As the activity continued, students had to move through the jump rope with more of their peers, putting their trust and communication to the test. They also played a game similar to Simon Says which challenged their listening skills and teamwork abilities.
The goal of the program was to get students to work together and learn how to trust each other in different and fun scenarios. Through the cooperative games, students had the opportunity to get to know each other better and problem solve through physical tasks.