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Riverside School Outdoor Grant Report

Riverside School Outdoor Grant Report

POSTED IN winter camp / outdoor experience

Students from Riversides Outdoor Education class began January with an amazing surprise. A hundred orange spheres in a plastic sample tube. In just five short months these eggs would be released into the locally stocked Rainbow Trout pond. Hooked on Fishing is a program that the Grade 7/8


Saskatchewan Homeschool Adventures and Canoe Club Grant Report

POSTED IN canoe / outdoor experience / camping

The eleventh year of SHACC has been completed and the canoe voyage to Nistowiak Falls went well. We had 12 youths, 3 guides and 1 junior guide participate in the five day, four night trip but many more families were involved during training sessions through out the month of August. One of the


Wild Spirit Education Family Outdoor Day

Wild Spirit Education Family Outdoor Day

POSTED IN outdoor experience / day trip

It was such a fun day watching all of the families interact! Parents remembering the importance of uninterrupted quality playtime!


St. Volodymyr Camp Report

St. Volodymyr Camp Report

POSTED IN outdoor experience / day trip

On July 24th, we had our "Excursion Day" to Pike Lake Provincial Park - IT WAS AWESOME! But Murphy's Law states that anything that can go wrong, will go wrong... and it did. First the Bus attempted to pick up the campers are St. Volodymyr School Located in Saskatoon, not St. Volodymyr Park located


John Howard Society of Saskatchewan Report

John Howard Society of Saskatchewan Report

POSTED IN outdoor experience / day trip

The John Howard Society of Saskatchewan (JHSS) – Cornerstone Program wishes to thank SaskOutdoors and SaskLotteries for the $500.00 grant received. This grant has allowed youth in Regina the opportunity to discover new and exciting ways to engage with nature. Although the goal was to


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