Throughout the year we host a wide variety of webinars from our amazing partners. Here you'll find a selection of free webinars hosted by SaskOutdoors.
Outdoor Learning in all 4 Seasons
April 2022 | Presented by: Anna Rose
Join Anna Rose to learn about engaging students outdoors in all four seasons!
Outdoor Learning Resource Hub Webinar
February 2022 | Presented by: Nicole Turner
If you would like to make outdoor learning a regular part of your practice, join Nicole Turner in an introduction to educator resources for Saskatoon Public and Saskatoon Catholic Division Educators.
Virtual Adventure Smart (Get Outside and Play Webinar)
February 2022 | Presented by: Saskatoon Search and Rescue
Learn how to Adventure Smart with Saskatoon Search and Rescue. Learn how to survive outside and stay safe on your next outdoor adventure. The Adventure Smart program prepares kids and parents for age appropriate risky play adventures even in their own neighbourhood! You will learn more about survival skills in the wild or in your neighbourhood. Join us as we develop skills so more kids will spend more time outside in their neighbourhoods and communities!
Visit www.adventuresmart.ca to find a presenter in your area.
Loose Parts Play (Get Outside and... Play! Webinar)
January 2022 | Presented by: Christina Pickles
Christina Pickles, nationally renowned expert on Loose Parts Play provides inspiration and ideas for more outdoor play!
We will explore the reasons for getting outdoors and our role as adults in these experiences. You will come away with inspiration and practical ideas to create engaging outdoor play spaces and experiences all year long!
Compass Use in Orienteering
April 2021 | Presented by: Malin Hansen
In this webinar, participants will learn to use a compass to find cardinal directions, adjust for declination and take a bearing. As these skills are best learned outside, we will be watching a few videos that demonstrate these skills and then discuss how to teach them. We will also discuss activities that can help you teach compass use to adults and children.
Global Citizenship Education Panel Discussion
SaskOutdoors partnered with the Saskatchewan Council for International Cooperation to host a panel discussion with Jill Arnott, Russ Fayant, Brenna Pacholko and Aditi Garg to discuss Global Citizenship Education.
Orienteering for Educators
January 2021 | Presented by: Malin Hansen
An overview to basic orienteering including activities and map making.
Going Outside 101
September 2021 | Presented by: Malin Hansen
Join Classroom Teacher and SaskOutdoors President, Merrissa Karmark, for a 30-minute webinar for practical, easily applicable tips and tricks for moving learning outdoors. This webinar is geared to classroom teachers with minimal experience teaching and learning outdoors.
Navigating Risky Play
June 16 2020 | Presented by: Denise Skuce
Many people think that Risky Play is an early years educational concept but learning to facilitate and support navigation of risk in outdoor play is valuable for all ages of instruction. Learn best practices for supporting risky play.
Overnight Emergency Preparedness First Aid
June 17 2020 | Presented by: Rebecca Basset
Join SaskOutdoors and Rebecca Basset from Back40 Wilderness First Aid in a webinar about Overnight/Emergency Preparedness & First Aid.
Online Panel Discussion for Teachers and Outdoor Educators
June 18 2020 | Presented by: Mark Wiseman, Kristen Simonson, Deborah Gibson-Dingwall, David Vanderberg, Amanda Kornaga, Mitch Lowe
Online Panel Discussion for Teachers and Outdoor Educators! A panel of experienced environmental educators will share their top tips for taking learning outside. This panel will address all age groups.
Group Excursion Leadership and Preparedness
June 23 2020 | Presented by: Rebecca Basset
Join SaskOutdoors and Rebecca Basset from Back40 Wilderness First Aid in a webinar about Group Excursion Leadership and Preparedness. This webinar is about 45 with some questions at the end.