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George Vanier School Report

George Vanier School Report

The grades 4/5s would like to thank SaskOutdoors for their generous support. This fall we went to Wanuskewin and the Forestry Farm & Zoo. The students learned about First Nations heritage and Indigenous ways of knowing as well as the introduction of settlers to Saskatchewan. The students


Sakewew Permaculture and Treaty Education Program

Sakewew Permaculture and Treaty Education Program

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


Project WILD in Regina

Project WILD in Regina

Learning about Wildlife Education!


SaskOutdoors Nature Retreat

SaskOutdoors Nature Retreat

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We had a wonderful weekend at the nature retreat in Ness Creek with 17 adults and 10 children plus many friends at Ness! Thanks to Gord and John and all the other people who worked hard at the site to make sure we all had an enjoyable and relaxing weekend recreating in the forest. (And we were


Martin Academy Trip

Martin Academy Trip

From Sept. 17-21, 2016, students and staff from Martin Academy at Martin Collegiate in Regina participated in an outdoor education experience to Kananaskis, AB. We did two days of mountain hiking on Sept 18-19, doing the Chester Lake and Ptarmigan Cirque hikes, as well as a few smaller ones around


St Luke's School Outdoor Adventures

St Luke's School Outdoor Adventures

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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


St. Agnes Water Study

St. Agnes Water Study

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Guided Inquiry – Why is Water Important? Thank you to SaskOutdoors for the resource and financial support! Working with my colleague, Lori Newberry (Instructional Coach), we lead my grade 6 class through a guided inquiry on the importance of water. Students participated in a variety of


Seven Stones visit Dallas Valley

Seven Stones visit Dallas Valley

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By Jolene Siemens After an unsuccessful attempt at a winter day trip (due to travel advisory) and a rained-out spring trip (access to site was impossible), we decided to rebook for a summer trip. It couldn’t have turned out better! I am a Learning Resource Teacher at Seven Stones. I worked


Notre Dame Camping Trip

Notre Dame Camping Trip

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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


Wilderness Adventure Club at Scott Collegiate

Wilderness Adventure Club at Scott Collegiate

As we come to the end of another school year, we would like to thank Sask Outdoors and Saskatchewan Lotteries for their funding support. This year the Wilderness Adventure Club, run by teachers Ian Temple and Jori Cachene, were able to go on 3 camping trips with the support of these two


Wild Outdoor Research Team

Wild Outdoor Research Team

Regina Public Schools Wild Outdoor Research Team (WORT) Cypress Hills Outdoor School – June 21-24, 2016 WORT is a unique program for Regina Public Schools Grade 7 students run by the Outdoor Environmental Education Staff. Students who have an interest in outdoor experiences, environmental


Lakeview School Camping Trip

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This year, 37 grade six students at Lakeview School benefitted from a grant received from SaskOutdoors. Along with three teachers and several parent volunteers, the grade six students attended Saskatoon Public Schools’ Brightwater Camp, located on Brightwater Creek, about 10 minutes outside