Students, teachers from Tatoosh School visit Wrangell

 

Greg Knight

Instructors and university students from the Tatoosh School are in Wrangell on a kayaking and wilderness-learning excursion across parts of Southeast. From left: Tatoosh director Peter Chaille, Allie Petersen, Amanda Osborn, Sara Naval, Tommy Digiovannangelo, and program director Erin Steinkruger.

Students from the Tatoosh School, a Klawock and Portland, Ore., based educational outfit specializing in studying the “ecological and human dimensions of the landscape of Alaska’s Inside Passage,” made a stop last week in Wrangell with their instructors, Dr. Peter Chaille and Erin Steinkruger.

The school’s program, which runs for six week sessions June-September, offers college credit of up to 12 units for students and teaches the foundational skills of wilderness sea kayaking and camping, with the basics of cooking, stove use, navigation with maps, charts, and a compass, and Leave...



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