Sensory Trail Project

The Sensory trail that the Camp Riley EPICS team has designed consists of four stations: I Spy and Identify, Making Music, Touch Stations, and Sniff and Smell. This trail is designed around an equestrian trail and will allow for students to have a therapeutic riding experience. This semester, the team spent time improving, building, and delivering their designs.

Start Date: Fall 2014
End Date: Fall 2015

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I Spy and Identify

This station consisted of 4 wooden boards with sliding animal pegs, and 4 tree faces. These will provide items for the students to look at and interact with while on their riding experience.
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Making Music

This station provided ways to stimulate the campers’ auditory sense. A xylophone, drums, and a bell tower were all installed on the trail, each providing something different with which to interact while riding.
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Touch Station

The Touch and toss station consisted of 6 touch and toss the ball posts. This station will provide the students with something to physically interact with while riding.
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Sniff and Smell

This station will consist of different objects for the students to smell while on their ride. The objects will be placed inside of mailboxes that were already present on the trail. Some of the objects that the children will smell include: herbs, and fruit essences.. The team grew the herbs that are to be placed in the mailboxes in an metal garden basin. The also sprayed sponges with different scents for the riders to smell.
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