With the grant money from Saskoutdoors, the Off the Grid program at Tommy Douglas was able to venture out on a year end river trip. There were 23 students involved with the trip and 3 teachers. We used the funds given to pay for transportation to the launch point as many students could not arrange
The Sākewew Permaculture and Treaty Education program is a semester-long series of In-school and In-forest programming offered to all Grade 9 students at Sākewew High School in North Battleford. The Grade 9 students engage with diverse and talented Nature Quest programmers who offer a wide range
Mr. Wagner’s class was able to take part in 4 additional fieldtrips due to the generous support of SaskOutdoors and Sask Lotteries. 27 students took part as well as 4 adults. Before the trip, Leave No Trace Ethics were discussed in class and students were encouraged to practice them on each
Twenty-eight grade seven students spent three days from June 6 to June 8 at Kimball Lake in The Meadow Lake Provincial Park. Five teachers and one parent volunteer accompanied them. For many of our students, this was their first experience in the wilderness of Saskatchewan's northern forest. The
The Grade 9 & 10 class of Bruno Central School were able to participate in a 4 day wilderness canoe trip on the Churchill River. Planning in school for the trip included the subject areas of Science, Home Economics, and Physical Education - with trip planning, menu planning and preparation and
This year the Grade 10 class went to Mirond Lake for a 3 night 4 day canoe trip. We left Carrot River on June 7th at 7:00 am. Fourteen students and three adults loaded up their gear and hoped on a school bus for a 4 hour bus ride. We got to Silence of the North Resort on Mirond Lake where we
The Grade 7&8 class went to Katepwa Lake Camp from May 16th-18th to embark on three days of fun-filled, educational activities. Students were busy from early morning until well into the evening. With activities such as canoeing, archery, wood burning, knitting, traditional toys and
During the second week of school, the Taproots class was able to spend 3 days at Lumsden Beach Camp for an orientation and team building experience. We stayed in a cabin, prepared our meals as a group, and sang songs and told stories around the fire. The two nights that we spent at Lumsden Beach
2015 Nimis Kahpimotate---Sister Journey---Intercultural Canoe Trip The 2015 Sister Journey, being the fourth year of the program, was initially designed as a “returnee” experience with the intention of building upon previous relationships and skills. Thus invitations were sent out
After months of planning by a core group of First Nations and non-First Nations women, applications were received, in April, for the 2014 Nimis Kahpimotate trip. Participants were selected from a wide range of backgrounds, with two returnees from last year, thus adding to stability of the group.
Thirty-two grade seven students spent three days from June 8 to June 10 at Kimball Lake in The Meadow Lake Provincial Park. Three teachers and three parent volunteers accompanied them. For many of our students, this was their first experience in the wilderness of Saskatchewan's northern forest.