From the beginning of the school term in September to the final days of June, there are activities to enhance your Outdoor Education program. 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 decide by choosing the package that suits your school best. Program activities run from 9:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m daily.
Activities Included in ALL Packages
- Ping Pong
- Toss Blanket
- Play Structure
- Shooshing Boards
- Human Fooseball
- Snow shoes
- Cross Country Skiing
- Tobogganing Run
Additional Activities to ADD to your Package
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.
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.
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.
Fire Building & Bannock (CA only)
Students use natural materials to build a fire and have an opportunity to cook bannock.
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.
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.
Hayrides (CA only)
Enjoy a leuisurely tractor-drawn wagon ride through our scenic trails. Available for evening programing.
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.
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).
Trail Rides (CA only)
Experience the adventure of horseback riding on our scenic trails. The class begins with basic riding and safety instruction before heading off on the trails. Fall & Spring – choose from our 1 hour or 1½ hour classes. Winter – 1 hour classes are offered. Minimum 4 people, maximum 10 per ride.
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.