The Boone Career and Technical Center’s Adventure Tourism Program not only introduces students to outdoor activities prevalent in West Virginia, but it is also teaching them how they could eventually capitalize on them.
Students gain knowledge in interpersonal leadership skills through leading each activity, judgement skills in identifying, assessing and managing risk and technical skills for each of the outdoor activities.
Students gain an appreciation for the climate, flora, fauna and the unique geologic makeup of the state.
Man and his interaction with his environment are the focus of many of the lessons. The students will also look closely at West Virginia’s No. 1 industry and varied models of many entrepreneurs’ successes…