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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


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


WW Brown High School

WW Brown High School

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SaskOutdoors was good enough to provide my Environmental Science 20 class at WW Brown High School in Langham with funding for an outdoors experience. We took two one day trips to off site locations to study different ecosystems. We did one trip to the Nisbet forest, just north of Duck Lake on April


Bernie Melanson Award for Lifetime Contributions to Environmental Education 2016

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Congratulations to Rhonda Phillips who is the 2016 recipient of the Bernie Melanson Award!  Past SaskOutdoors President, Barry Mitschke nominated and presented Rhonda with the Award at our Annual General Meeting in Lumsden on January 23, 2016. Have a listen to learn more about Bernie Melanson


Cydney Weir Award for Youth Environmental Leadership Award 2016

Cydney Weir Award for Youth Environmental Leadership Award 2016

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Congratulations to Ryan Poelzer, the 2016 receipient of the Cydney Weir Award for Youth Environmental Leadership. SaskOutdoors Board Member and one of Ryan's former teachers, Jeff Moore wrote this nomination: I would like to nominate Ryan Poelzer for the Cydney Weir Award. Ryan is 20 years old


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


George Vanier School Grade 4/5 Trip to Wanuskewin

George Vanier School Grade 4/5 Trip to Wanuskewin

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Thank you so much SaskOutdoors! Our students had an opportunity to go to Wanuskewin and experience a tipi raising as well as First Nations technology. We learned how First Nations People lived and respected the land. Our day finished off by going on a hike through the beautiful valley.