The sixty-two young people aged 8 to 12, from all over Erdre and Gesvres, taking part in Friday’s orienteering race were armed… with bows and waste tongs. The team of educators working in the territory has innovated by combining sport and civic citizenship.
“The event was a resounding success, says Sébastien Choemet, territorial sports educator. We are happy to educate children on the theme of ecology and sustainable development. »
Archery, on the theme of selective sorting, climbing and golf games made it possible to observe the evolution of small shoots at the tops of trees and the preservation of reproduction spaces at the lake of Bout-de-bois, a protected space.
“Magnet fishing revealed many metal objects at the bottom of the water, including a frying pan and a saucepan, at beach level”, detail the sports educators of the Department.
Fresh fruits were distributed to the children free of charge throughout the day in order to allow healthy eating.