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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


10th Global RCE 2016 Conference Summary

10th Global RCE 2016 Conference Summary

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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

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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


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


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



Green Garden Learning Space

Green Garden Learning Space

The staff and students at Miller have started a Green Garden Learning Space adjacent to their cafeteria. The space includes a native plant garden, fall-harvesting vegetable garden, a compost, a sitting area for students and staff, and student artwork. This new garden space incorporates all grades