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Join the Outdoor Play Work Group!

Join the Outdoor Play Work Group!

We are seeking committee members for the Outdoor Play Work Group! The Outdoor Play Work Group has been active for the last two years and we are seeking to expand in 2021! We have secured funding for and hired an Outdoor Play Coordinator contract position and are keen to help them promote...


Physical Literacy: An Indigenous Journey for All

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS To support the implementation of the renewed Physical Education 20 and 30 curricula in Saskatchewan and the actualization of Inspiring Success: First Nations and Métis PreK-12 Education Policy Framework, the Saskatchewan Ministry of Education invited professional growth...


Birdwatching Resources

Shannon Chernick (Nature Regina) was the recipient of a SaskOutdoors grant to produce a series of family-friendly educational resources about wildlife and wild spaces in Saskatchewan. The first resources are videos and a PDF form that focus on birding and bird identification. If you are...


Introduction to Birdwatching

Nature Regina received SaskOutdoors grant funding to support and produce a series of Birdwatching resources for adults and children. They produced a series of short videos in English and French from E.O. Wilson Park in Regina. These 2-3 minute videos discuss how accessible birding can be and...


Outdoor Play Work Group Survey

When we were kids, we spent most of our time outside. We walked to school, rode our bikes all over town and played outside til the streetlights came on. We played in forests, ravines, and ditches. Chances are most of us have a story like this from our childhood, but can our kids and grandkids...


SaskOutdoors Bonus Grant

SaskOutdoors Bonus Grant

SaskOutdoors Grants through the Saskatchewan Lotteries Trust Fund Information & Application Application Deadline: November 26, 2020 Is your organization struggling with the effect of COVID and not being able to run your regular programming? Would a small grant help you offer some of...


Minister Wyant Letter

Minister Wyant Letter

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Nature Play Day Call for Proposals Extended to September 15

Nature Play Day Call for Proposals Extended to September 15

Extended to September 15 July 7, 2020 SaskOutdoors is accepting proposals for the delivery of one day Nature Play Days.  The idea of these days is to provide a loosely facilitated experience for people of all ages and abilities to connect with nature and spend time outside.  Five proposals...


Riverside School Outdoor Grant Report

Riverside School Outdoor Grant Report

Posted in winter camp / outdoor experience

Students from Riversides Outdoor Education class began January with an amazing surprise. A hundred orange spheres in a plastic sample tube. In just five short months these eggs would be released into the locally stocked Rainbow Trout pond. Hooked on Fishing is a program that the Grade 7/8 class...


Deshaye Catholic School Final Report

Our grade eight students from Deshaye Catholic School in Regina, Saskatchewan, were blessed with the opportunity to participate in an outdoor education experience in Kenosee Lake, Saskatchewan, (Mother Teresa Center) on February 4thto February 6th, 2020. Out of our twenty-four grade eight...


Saskatchewan Homeschool Adventures and Canoe Club Grant Report

Posted in canoe / outdoor experience / camping

The eleventh year of SHACC has been completed and the canoe voyage to Nistowiak Falls went well. We had 12 youths, 3 guides and 1 junior guide participate in the five day, four night trip but many more families were involved during training sessions through out the month of August. One of...


Adventurous Journey Guide Call for Proposals

Adventurous Journey Guide Call for Proposals

March 2, 2020 SaskOutdoors is accepting proposals for the delivery of an Adventurous Journey program presented jointly between SaskOutdoors and the Duke of Edinburgh International Award - Canada - Saskatchewan Inc.  The deadline for submitting proposals is March 31, 2020.   The...