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Sakewew Permaculture and Treaty Education Program

Sakewew Permaculture and Treaty Education Program

The Sākewew Permaculture and Treaty Education program has now completed its third year of in-school and in-forest programming with grade nine students at Sākewew High School in North Battleford. The program is comprised of a series of half-day sessions with diverse and talented NatureQuest


2015 Nimis Kahpimotate - Sister Journey Intercultural Canoe Trip

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2015 Nimis Kahpimotate---Sister Journey---Intercultural Canoe Trip The 2015 Sister Journey, being the fourth year of the program, was initially designed as a “returnee” experience with the intention of building upon previous relationships and skills. Thus invitations were sent out


Scott Collegiate Wilderness Adventure Club

Scott Collegiate Wilderness Adventure Club

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The Scott Collegiate Wilderness Adventure Club (Stewardship Club) is an extra-curricular group that firmly believes in the benefit of outdoor activities and education for our students. We believe that outdoor activities help students become engaged and ethical global citizens with both a passion


St Luke's School

St Luke's School

Mr. Wagner’s class was able to take part in two additional fieldtrips due to the generous support of SaskOutdoors and Sask Lotteries. 27 students took part as well as 4 adults. Before the trip, Leave No Trace Ethics were discussed in class and students were encouraged to practice them on each


Marion Graham Environmental Science 20 Class goes to Brighwater

Marion Graham Environmental Science 20 Class goes to Brighwater

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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,


2014 Nimis Kahpimotate --- Sister Journey---Intercultural Canoe Trip

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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.


EcoJustice Goes to the Yukon

EcoJustice Goes to the Yukon

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


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