Cheakamus Centre

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Gain experience through meaningful and hands-on learning!

Located in the heart of Skwxwú7mesh (Squamish) Nation, Cheakamus Centre provides outstanding full or half-day educator workshops focusing on indigenous and environmental learning. These experiential workshops are designed for a wide range of groups including K-12 teachers and administrators, outdoor centre program leaders, post-secondary program groups, and other adult educators interested in broadening their understanding of indigenous and place-based learning.

Learn more:

https://cheakamuscentre.ca/programs/educator-workshops

An Outdoor and Environmental Education Experience!

Field School programs are about engaging learners in fun and meaningful ways that foster a greater understanding of themselves, others and the natural world.

Overview:

  • Students in grades 3 and up
  • Spring, fall and select winter dates
  • Day and overnight programs
  • Open to all school districts, youth groups, church groups, sports teams, etc.
  • Groups of 25 - 100

Program Areas:

  • Outdoor Environmental Learning
  • Outdoor Skills and Recreation Activities
  • Community, Team Building and Leadership

More information:

https://cheakamuscentre.ca/programs/field-school-program

Experience BC First Nations Culture

Cheakamus Centre is proud to facilitate a range of engaging indigenous educational experiences rooted in Skwxwú7mesh (Squamish) culture. A variety of indigenous cultural programs for students and adults are available to enhance the experience in Skwxwú7mesh territory. Guided by First Nations interpreters, learners will be immersed in traditional Coast Salish practices, including activities within an authentic longhouse and surrounding rainforest ecological reserve.

Offerings range from the provincially recognized Skw'une-was Program for Grade 3 to 4 students, to our Overnight Indigenous Cultural Program for Grade 5 to 12 students, to educator workshops for adult groups. All programs are centered around sharing the beauty, depth and vibrancy of Skwxwú7mesh (Squamish) First Nation culture in fun, interactive and engaging ways.

Learn more: 

https://cheakamuscentre.ca/programs/indigenous-cultural-programs

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