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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


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


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


Bruno Central School Wilderness Canoe Trip 2016

Bruno Central School Wilderness Canoe Trip 2016

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


Carrot River High School Canoe Trip

Carrot River High School Canoe Trip

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



Gladys McDonald Grade 7/8 Katepwa Lake Outdoor Ed Camp

Gladys McDonald Grade 7/8 Katepwa Lake Outdoor Ed Camp

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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


Prairie Sky School Taproot Trip

Prairie Sky School Taproot Trip

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