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Battleford Girls and Boys Club Report

Battleford Girls and Boys Club Report

POSTED IN outdoor experience / day trip / environmental action

Every year, the Battlefords Boys and Girls Club organizes out-trips as part of our Summer Adventure Day Camps. This year we organized an out-trip to Hidden Meadows Ranch on August 1st, 2019. This out-trip had been planned for early July, but due to inclement weather it had to be postponed until


Lumsden Beach Camp Report

Lumsden Beach Camp Report

POSTED IN support / outdoor experience / camping / reconciliation

From July 31 to August 5, Lumsden Beach Camp welcomed young adults to build a community and explore our camp's diverse property. Adventurous Journey saw a small group of  youth pack up and camp off-site for 5 days. They learned about leave no trace principles, camping skills, first aid,


kâniyâsihk Culture Camps

kâniyâsihk Culture Camps

Culture Camp July 8-14 "Drama Theme" The camp that was hosted by kâniyâsihk Culture Camps was for ages 8-12 year olds but it was not strictly for those age groups. We had a lot of things happening this entire week. There were visitors from Ochapawace First Nation that wanted to know


Notre Dame School Report

Notre Dame School Report

POSTED IN outdoor experience / camping / environmental action

Nineteen grade seven students spent three days from June 10 to June 12 at Kimball Lake in The Meadow Lake Provincial Park. Three teachers and two parent volunteers accompanied them. For many of our students, this was their first experience in the wilderness of Saskatchewan's northern forest. The


Ecole Lumsden Elementary School

Ecole Lumsden Elementary School

The Outdoor Ed-venture leadership team included 23 grade 7 & 8 students of École Lumsden Elementary school.  Students had to apply to be part of the opportunity and required a reference from a teacher to confirm that they possessed the leadership potential to be part of such an


Friends of the Royal Saskatchewan Museum Report

Friends of the Royal Saskatchewan Museum Report

POSTED IN outdoor experience / environmental action

The grant provided by SaskOutdoors (SKO) was used to support a project called Songwriting for Nature, which saw 20 songwriters from across the province take part in a weekend workshop at Camp Kenosee in Moose Mountain Provincial Park on May 30 - June 2, 2019, and then perform original songs


Bishop Lloyd Middle School Report

Bishop Lloyd Middle School Report

POSTED IN outdoor experience / camping

There were many amazing things that happened at this camp. I wanted to highlight two stories. First, I have one student who is generally apprehensive about everything. He is anxious to the extreme. Being in tall grass scared him. By the last day of camp, he, at 13, climbed the first tree that he's


Pre Cam Community School Grant Report

Pre Cam Community School Grant Report

POSTED IN outdoor experience

With the grant money my class was able to go to Waskesiu for a nature interpretation program. At Waskesiu we were able to continue our learning about animals in the world around us, and understanding what they need to live. We were fortunate to have also encountered an elk during our visit, which


Off the Grid Report

Off the Grid Report

POSTED IN canoe / outdoor experience

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


Bruno School Wildlife Management 10 Trip Report

Bruno School Wildlife Management 10 Trip Report

POSTED IN outdoor experience

TheWildlifeManagement10classwereabletocompletetwocampingtripsinthespringof2019. The trips decided based upon voting after the five student-groups had presented about different ecoregions in Saskatchewan and an itinerary if the class were to visit their region. The two camping trips were to the


Churchbridge Trip Report

Churchbridge Trip Report

POSTED IN outdoor experience

On May 30th, six students and two teachers from Churchbridge Public school drove to Misinnipe, Saskatchewan. We stayed the night at Otter rapids before meeting with our guide from The Churchill River Canoe Outfitters. After an amazing four days of paddling on a series of lakes we attended the La


St Jerome School Outdoor Trip

St Jerome School Outdoor Trip

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On June 17th and 18th the Grade 8 class from St Jerome School took a charter bus to Kenosee Lake Bible Camp. Here the students went canoeing and kayaking, learned archery, took part in an escape room, played various wide games, took part in a ropes course, went swimming, and participated in a