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Backpacking with the Coyotes

Brevard, NC | Janna Carlson Plans change and often for the better. On a recent backpacking trip with the Coyote class, we made the decision to delay our departure by a day to avoid a downpour. We managed to miss the storm and maintain…
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Mountain Sun Students Work with Birds at Southern Appalachian Raptor

By Kayla C. Leed | Brevard, NC Mountain Sun students trekked to the the Big Bald Banding Station to aid the Southern Appalachian Raptor Research Center (SARR) in their conservation practices. On September 14th and 15th, the Monarch (4th-5th…
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Mountain Sun Community School’s Pack of Coyotes Embark on First Backpacking Journey

By Kayla C. Leed | Brevard, NC At Mountain Sun Community School, learning about the history of Transylvania County and its natural resources is not confined to the classroom and textbooks. The Middle School students, also known as the…
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6th and 7th Grade Backpacking Trip on The Foothills Trail

By Kim Skeen | Brevard, NC I often reflect on how grateful I am to have a job where I get to spend time with kids backpacking in these beautiful mountains that surround us. I love seeing their faces light up when they finally see the wildflower…
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Mountain Sun Embarks On Autumn Backpacking Trip

By Kayla Leed | Brevard, NC Mountain Sun Community School students in the sixth and seventh grades had the opportunity to be heroes on their backpacking trip that began at Butter Gap trailhead and ended on Brevard Music Center's campus on Oct.…