Author Archives: tsadtler

“Where have we been?”

There are no quizzes or tests for Classroom Earth. But there is one final exercise as we sit down for our final dinner. We handed the boys the atlas we’ve been using all this time. Their job during dinner is … Continue reading

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Farming in the Desert

Yesterday morning we paid a visit to Ute Mountain Ute Farm & Ranch Enterprise, a 7800-acre farm operated by the Ute Mountain tribe of the Ute Nation. Their company operates as a wholesaler of produce and livestock as well as … Continue reading

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Back Over the Divide!

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Student Post: Arches, Canyons, the Night Sky, and Pizza Pie

This post was submitted by Walker W. As the group started the last leg of our journey, we found ourselves focused mainly on showers and food. After 6 days of no showering, the amount of dirt and sand we managed … Continue reading

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Meet Our River Guides

You’ve heard a bit about our guides in previous posts. Let me take just a moment to express a sincere word of thanks and awe, and to give parents an idea of how much CFI’s staff invests in each outdoor … Continue reading

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Student Post: The Last Day on the River

This post was submitted by Hatcher B. The river trip was no doubt the best part of the whole trip. One night in particular stood out to me the most, and that was the fifth and final night of the … Continue reading

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Student Post: An Unexpected Swim

This post was submitted by Dev J. The river trip was probably one of the best parts of Classroom Earth 2017 so far. However, I had a rough time on day four. Mr. Sadtler and I were canoeing on a … Continue reading

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