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Sakewew Permaculture and Treaty Education 2014

Sakewew Permaculture and Treaty Education 2014

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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 Trip of a Lifetime

The Trip of a Lifetime

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EcoQuest 2014's Trip to BC as told in words and pictures by


Early Years Family Centre Garden 2014

Early Years Family Centre Garden 2014

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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 Outdoor Adventure Camp 2014

Lumsden Beach Camp Outdoor Adventure Camp 2014

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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,


Nature Quest Indoor and Outdoor Presentations at King George School 2014

Nature Quest Indoor and Outdoor Presentations at King George School 2014

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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


Christ the Teacher Catholic School Camping 2014

Christ the Teacher Catholic School Camping 2014

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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 School Composts 2014

Davidson School Composts 2014

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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


Core Neighbourhood Youth Coop hikes to Grey Owl's Cabin

Core Neighbourhood Youth Coop hikes to Grey Owl's Cabin

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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


Vincent Massey Camping Trip

Vincent Massey Camping Trip

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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


Notre Dame School Grade 7 Trip

Notre Dame School Grade 7 Trip

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Thirty-two grade seven students spent three days from June 8 to June 10 at Kimball Lake in The Meadow Lake Provincial Park. Three teachers and three parent volunteers accompanied them. For many of our students, this was their first experience in the wilderness of Saskatchewan's northern forest.


Churchbridge Public School’s Second Annual Canoe Trip

Churchbridge Public School’s Second Annual Canoe Trip

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On June 4th, seven 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 returned to


Coureurs de Bois program at Westmount Community School

Coureurs de Bois program at Westmount Community School

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Thank you for your donation to the Coureurs de Bois program at Westmount Community School. Although, due to unforeseen circumstances, we had to make some sudden adjustments to our original plan, we were still able to give students an unforgettable camp experience full of learning. Students began