Outreach Programs - Outdoor Education

Last updated on
Sunday, November 29th, 2020
Experience type: 
In-Person
Program Description

Mt Seymour's Outdoor Education Dept. is delighted to announce that this year we are making it easier than ever to get your class outdoors!  For the first time we will be offering mobile Outdoor Education Programming, and our experienced Guide Team will come to your location (school or nearby park).

Intro to Outdoor Recreation

Learn what it takes to recreate outdoors in a safe and conscientious way. We will cover: Trip Planning; The Essentials; Leave No Trace; Bear Aware; Hug A Tree.

Nature Games

Participants learn about the life of some of our local animals through games and fun activities.

Seymour Survival Skills Workshop

Learn the basics of staying safe outdoors. Children will play their way to learning about how to be prepared, how to avoid getting lost, and what to do if lost.

Big Ideas
  • Communities include many different roles requiring many different skills.
  • Communities include many different roles requiring many different skills.
  • Communities include many different roles requiring many different skills.
  • Exploring our strengths and abilities can help us identify our goals.
  • Leadership represents good planning, goal-setting, and collaboration.
  • Leadership represents good planning, goal-setting, and collaboration.
  • Achieving our learning goals requires effort and perseverance.
  • Achieving our learning goals requires effort and perseverance.
  • A network of family, friends, and community members can support and broaden our career awareness and options.
  • A network of family, friends, and community members can support and broaden our career awareness and options.
  • Daily and seasonal changes affect all living things.
  • Light and sound can be produced and their properties can be changed.
  • Forces influence the motion of an object.
  • All matter is made of particles.
  • All living things sense and respond to their environment.
  • Earth materials change as they move through the rock cycle and can be used as natural resources.
  • Earth and its climate have changed over geological time.
  • Energy can be transferred as both a particle and a wave.
  • The biosphere, geosphere, hydrosphere, and atmosphere are interconnected, as matter cycles and energy flows through them.
  • Curiosity and wonder lead us to new discoveries about ourselves and the world around us.
  • Curiosity and wonder lead us to new discoveries about ourselves and the world around us.
  • Curiosity and wonder lead us to new discoveries about ourselves and the world around us.
  • Exploring stories and other texts helps us understand ourselves and make connections to others and to the world.
  • Exploring stories and other texts helps us understand ourselves and make connections to others and to the world.
  • Developing our understanding of how language works allows us to use it purposefully.
  • Developing our understanding of how language works allows us to use it purposefully.
  • Exploring stories and other texts helps us understand ourselves and make connections to others and to the world.
  • Exploring stories and other texts helps us understand ourselves and make connections to others and to the world.
  • Daily physical activity helps us develop movement skills and physical literacy, and is an important part of healthy living.
  • Adopting healthy personal practices and safety strategies protects ourselves and others.
  • Adopting healthy personal practices and safety strategies protects ourselves and others.
  • Daily participation in physical activity at moderate to vigorous intensity levels benefits all aspects of our well-being.
  • Daily physical activity enables us to practice skillful movement and helps us develop personal fitness.
  • Daily physical activity enables us to practice skillful movement and helps us develop personal fitness.
  • Daily participation in different types of physical activity influences our physical literacy and personal health and fitness goals.
  • Advocating for the health and well-being of others connects us to our community.
  • Advocating for the health and well-being of others connects us to our community.
  • COVID Precautions
    Please inquire to receive a copy of the COVID-19 Safety Plan for Mt Seymour Outdoor Education School Outreach Programs.
    Trip Details
    For Grades: 
    K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
    Months Available: 
    Times Offered: 
    Duration: 
    Half Day minutes unless otherwise stated.
    Maximum Students: 
    Offered In French: 
    Also Offered For: 
    Packages Provided: 
    Fee Details
    Cost Per Student: 
    $20.00
    Fee Notes: 

    One free adult for every 10 students Gr 4-12; One free adult for every 5 students Gr K-3