Outdoor Play Working Group
SaskOutdoors is working in partnership with the Government of Saskatchewan to support the Outdoor Play Working Group. SaskOutdoors thanks the Government of Saskatchewan for providing financial support for Outdoor Play.
The Outdoor Play Working Group are volunteers including representation from SaskOutdoors, the Saskatchewan Parks and Recreation Association (SPRA) and volunteers who are committed to increasing outdoor play in Saskatchewan are leading this work.
Anne Beauchamp lives in a small ranching community in Southwest Saskatchewan with her family. She is parent to 2 inspiring young people and teaches elementary school. Anne is passionate about making learning meaningful, tangible and engaging for youth. Often found expanding the classroom beyond four walls, Anne cultivates a sense of curiosity, wonder and appreciation for the wild world. After school, Anne is involved in community projects, helps her family farm /ranch and enjoys playing, gardening and relaxing with her family (usually with a hot cup of coffee and a good book).
Shannon McLeod lives with her husband and rescue dog, Vance, on Treaty 6 territory in Saskatoon. She teaches kindergarten and grade 1-8 outdoor education in a small rural school just outside of the city. Shannon loves taking kids outside to play, explore and learn about nature from nature. During her free time, Shannon enjoys getting outside with her family. Together they enjoy camping, hiking, kayaking, skiing, snowshoeing, and traveling.