Laurentian Program gives eight grade students outdoor, group skills
In an age of Nintendo Wii and Facebook, you might not think that four days in the wilderness - in winter, no less - would be appealing to eighth grade students.
For 10 years, though, Perham English, science, math and geography teachers take their eighth grade students on a trip to Virginia, Minn. in the first weekend of December to do just that.
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