Winter Activities

From the beginning of the school term in September to the final days of June, there are activities to enhance your Outdoor Education Program. Come to Camp to develop a cohesive team or for your last hurrah at the end of the school year. Teach your own classes or select from those taught by our Outdoor Education Staff (CA). You can choose the package that suits your school best. Program activities run from 9:00 am to 5:30 pm daily.

 

Activities Included in ALL Packages

  • Broom Ball
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Human Fooseball
  • The Octopus Play Structure
  • Ping Pong
  • Shooshing Boards
  • Skating
  • Snow shoes
  • Toss Blanket
  • Toboggan Run

Additional Activities to add to your Package

Cooperative Games (CA or School)

These activities inspire group cooperation while building and strengthening group dynamics. Some activities include shooshing, human knot, group juggling, etc.

Cross Country Skiing (CA or School)

Students will learn about the equipment, spend some time on skiing technique, then follow up with time spent on the ski trails.

Fire Building & Bannock (CA only)

Students use natural materials to build a fire and have an opportunity to cook bannock.

Hayrides (CA only)

Enjoy a leuisurely tractor-drawn wagon ride through our scenic trails. Available for evening programing.

Ice Fishing (CA only)

During this activity, students will experience ice fishing techniques modeled after the pioneer Icelandic fishermen. Time is taken for filleting and species identification.

Indoor Heated Pool (CA or School)

After a full day of activities, teachers and students can enjoy a swim in our indoor heated pool (30X50 ft.) or relax in our hot tub. Available for evening programming.

Initiative Tasks (CA or School)

Students will be asked to solve problems through team work. This promotes the building of self esteem, group cooperation and leadership skills.

Instincts for Survival (CA or School)

A simulation of life in the Manitoba woods. Students take on the role of a herbivore, omnivore or carnivore and their goal is to collect food and water while avoiding predators. This is an excellent large group activity.

Nature Hike (CA or School)

A guided nature hike that allows students to observe and become acclimatized to the natural environment. Students will encounter many types of plants and signs of wildlife.

Orienteering (CA or School)

Introduces the students to the use of a map to help them travel in unfamiliar territory. They will gain an understanding of accurate transferring of information (compass work optional).

Quinzee Building (CA or School)

Allows students the opportunity to build, experience and study the construction of a quinzee.

Snowshoeing (CA only)

Students will learn the techniques required to master this skill. Then it’s off to explore the bush.