Outdoor Experiences 10 (3 Credits)
Outdoor Experiences introduces students to the knowledge, skills and attitudes required to undertake a basic camping trip. Topics discussed include basic outdoor navigation skills, outdoor cooking practice and trip planning. The course is delivered in a hands on, practical manner with many activities taking place outdoors. Activities include Archery Hiking, Orienteering, and Snowshoeing. The students will also have the opportunity to take part in a multi day backpacking trip to the mountains.
Outdoor Survival 10 (3 Credits)
Outdoor Pursuits focuses on outdoor survival skills. Students will learn various skills required for survival in the outdoors including first aid and CPR, emergency navigation, finding and cooking food, emergency preparedness and backcountry practices. The course is delivered in a hands on, practical manner with many activities taking place in the outdoors. The students will be required to undertake an overnight camping trip where they will be required to demonstrate the skills and knowledge that are required for outdoor survival.
Hunting and Fishing Education 30 (3 Credits)
Hunting and Fishing education is a course for students who have already completed one of the preceding Outdoor Education courses. The course will allow the students to receive provincially recognized accreditation in Hunter Education, International Bowhunter Education and will provide them with the skills required to receive their boater’s license. The students will be required to undertake an overnight fishing trip where they will be able to put their skills into practice.
Note: Outdoor Education courses require a $75 consumable fee. Each field trip will also have a fee to cover the costs of the trip.