Footprints is a funky new age outdoor education workbook that is specially written for middle school students enrolled in timetabled outdoor education courses. It is designed to help prepare students for overnight camps and other outdoor adventure-based activities.

The third edition of Footprints now contains 90 original discrete blackline master worksheets. Topics include:

  • safety
  • first aid
  • the environment
  • weather
  • navigation
  • surfing
  • bushwalking
  • many others

To see the full range of topics, go to contents page.

To see some examples of the worksheets, go to sample worksheets.

Footprints is flexible enough to be used in a variety of ways:

  • It can provide a structure around which courses can be developed.
  • It can provide the basis of an instant lesson segment (just add students!).
  • It can be used as a homework resource.
  • Or it can be used as a ready resource for replacement teachers.

Click on the link to view a full range of ways of using Footprints.

To view a sample lesson plan based on a Footprints worksheet, click here.

Examples within Footprints are taken from all over Australia. Footprints focuses on "mainstream" adventure activities that are typical components of most middle school outdoor education programs.

Suggested answers & solutions to questions & problems in the workbook will be progressively posted on this website. To view answers, click here.