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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


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


Mossbank Camp Report

Mossbank Camp Report

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We took 18 grade 7 and 8 students to Echo Valley Provincial Park on June 4-5 and 6th. Arriving just before support on June 4th, we set up camp for two nights in a campsite with no power. In a beautifully treed site, we set up tents and organized for group camping. Students had planned ahead for


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


10th Global RCE 2016 Conference Summary

10th Global RCE 2016 Conference Summary

POSTED IN support / environmental action

by Paul Stinson *Note: This is a United Nations-affiliated project filled with acronyms, so I have provided a key at the end of the document In November 2016, the 10th Global RCE Conference was held in Yogyakarta, Indonesia. Paul Stinson was invited to attend as a representative of RCE


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!


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. Agnes Water Study

St. Agnes Water Study

POSTED IN environmental action / outdoor experience / support

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