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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

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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

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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

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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

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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


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


Wild Sky Adventure Learning Fire and Ice Festival

Wild Sky Adventure Learning Fire and Ice Festival

POSTED IN outdoor experience / day trip

The Saskatchewan Boreal Forest Learning Centre (now known as Wild Sky Adventure Learning) was proud to offer indoor and outdoor activities at the 4th annual Fire & Ice Winter Festival at Ness Creek on March 2nd. The weather wasn't favourable - it was -25 with a windchill, but nevertheless, both


WCVM Wildlife Disease Association

WCVM Wildlife Disease Association

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The Wildlife and Disease Association at the Western College of Veterinary Medicine focuses primarily on educating students about the opportunities in wildlife health fields, connecting students to mentors in wildlife health professions and enhancing the skills of our students through lectures,


Dr Hanna Outdoor Experience

Dr Hanna Outdoor Experience

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We ran a 3 day 2 night outdoor school for our grade 7/8 students. Students experienced hands on learning activities in an outdoor setting; canoeing, swimming, hiking, oral storytelling, traditional and modern field games, and ecological principles. Our second camp was a great success. We found our