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OA Hiking Club

By: Mrs. Crosta/Instructional Paraprofessional 

The Ocean Academy Hiking Club has hit the ground running (or should I say walking?) Lead by Mr. Austin and Mrs. Crosta the core group consists of the 11th Grade Class. There is  a maximum of 12 students comprised of all grade levels who meet weekly to venture out on hiking trails located in the Ocean County area. Local, simple, scenic hikes are conducted in an effort to bring us closer to nature and promote socialization.  Walking and meditation techniques are introduced as a coping skill to help one feel calmer and happier thereby boosting good mood and self esteem.    Last, but not least, it’s fun  and you never know what you will notice along the way!

Our mission is that all will benefit from this program.