Two environmental science classes at Marion Graham Collegiate got to learn about nature first-hand, thanks to a SaskOutdoors grant that paid for their transportation to Brightwater EcoCenter, just South of Saskatoon. Brightwater is a rich ecological and historical location that hosts a stream,
After months of planning by a core group of First Nations and non-First Nations women, applications were received, in April, for the 2014 Nimis Kahpimotate trip. Participants were selected from a wide range of backgrounds, with two returnees from last year, thus adding to stability of the group.
Read about the adventure when 23 grade 8 students and 6 adults journey 7,000km to the Yukon. Our ultimate destination and purpose was to provide our students with an understanding into the contested Peel Watershed. They selected the Peel as an area of study that became the focal point of a
During the last school year, grade 9 students at Sākewew participated in the Permaculture and Treaty Education program. This program is unique to Sākewew High School and gave 45 students diverse opportunities to connect with nature through art, music, photography, storytelling, treaty
The Early Years Family Centre would like to that the SaskOutdoors for their financial support in our EYFC Connecting with Nature Project. Funding was used towards the purchase of materials that were utilized for the various aspects of the project. Additional resources were provided
Lumsden Beach Camp initiated a new camp this year with financial help from Sask Outdoors. From August 5-8, 12 teens aged 15-18 participated in an out camp on Lumsden Beach Camp’s land called Outdoor Adventure Camp. Campers participated in a range of regular camp activities such as hiking,
In May, several very successful sessions were held by Nature Quest presenters at King George School in Saskatoon, with the help of funding from SaskOutdoors and the Outdoor Experience Grant funding. Nature Quest is developing a strong and positive relationship with King George School, and
The students of Christ The Teacher Catholic Schools would like to thank the SaskOutdoors for their support of our program! Our grade seven students and fourteen staff members took part in various activities including canoeing, archery, outdoor cooking, wilderness survival, and orienteering.
Davidson Grade 5 students maintained an indoor garden through the winter, and an outdoor garden once it warmed up. While they previously had an indoor worm composting bin in their classroom, they wanted to expand to an outdoor composting program and include Grades K-6. A guest speaker was brought
I'm pleased to say we had great trip with the youth of the Core Neighbourhood Youth Coop (CNYC) again this year. This year we had 10 CNYC youth attend the trip. We also had 6 leaders on the trip including myself. We had lots of fun and succeeded in hiking to Grey Owl's cabin and back over 3
On June 17th through 19th the Vincent Massey grade 7/8 class went camping to Pike Lake Provincial Park. We camped in tents provided by the Saskatoon Public School Division. We went on ecosystem walks, created plastercine pictures based on the wild life and plants in the surrounds. We swam and built