Predator Vs. Prey: A Short Story

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For the first time in my life I was away from my family. I was nervous, scared, anxious, and excited all at the same time. I went hiking at night, heard strange noises, and surrounded by unfamiliar faces. All the while I could hear my preschool teacher saying, “Sofia, do it scared!” On September 21-23, 2016 I went to Atwood Center in Rockford, IL. I was with my teachers Mrs. O and Mrs. Renfro, and others from Team 6-4. When we arrived at Atwood I met Allie and Nicole and we quickly became friends. There were also many camp supervisors. First, we unpacked and got settled in we all gathered and talked about the rules we had to follow while at Atwood. We played Predator vs Prey. It was a game made up of three groups. The first group were omnivores, the second group herbivores, and the third group were carnivores. The groups had to follow directions from the signs along the game field. Each group had to find a certain amount of water in order to survive and ultimately win. After dinner we moved on to the Night Hike. We had to set out in groups of 15 with 1 camp supervisor and 1 teacher who knew all the paths. I learned that there are two kinds of vision: Peripheral and Central vision. Peripheral vision sees black and …show more content…

We had certain tests to complete to make sure the river was clean and safe for animals. The test results came back good which was what my group expected it would be. We caught small fish and even a baby turtle! It was about the size of a ping pong ball. That night we played a game called Alpha Wolf. It was like the night hike with a group of 15 kids, a teacher, and a camp worker. The camp worker was “the wolf.” Everyone in the game had to howl like a wolf. When the group heard the Alpha wolf howl back they had to go in that direction. The Alpha wolf was Barry, a camp worker. After we found the Alpha wolf we had to lay on our backs and act like a wolf pup in order to be accepted into the

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