No more pencils. No more books. No more teachers’ dirty looks. Now what? It’s time to play outside. Here are a few examples of what one can do this summer.
Author: Ray Cheatham
One of the most interesting activities to do while in the outdoors is to “people watch.” There is something about being outdoors that changes the behavior of some individuals. Behavior that is considered unacceptable in most settings is somehow acceptable when outdoors. Strangely, the behavior goes mostly unnoticed by the general public.
Skiing has large resorts and great movies by Warren Miller. Snowboarding has crazy tricks and rock stars like the “Flying Tomato,” Shaun White. Even bobsledding, cross-country skiing, and curling – yes curling – have the winter Olympics. But what about snowshoeing? Nothing. No stars and no visibility. Snowshoeing is a forgotten winter sport, yet it is one of the most enjoyable.
Where do you hang out – Hogi Yogi? Krispy Kremes? Well there are some UVSC students that hang out at the Quarry in Provo. “Hang out” being the operative phrase, since the Quarry is an indoor rock climbing facility where everyone, including the employees, is hanging out.