Overnight Outdoor School Overview
Overnight Outdoor School at Kamp Kiwanis is an outdoor learning experience for students in grade 4 - 8. The experience can last either 2, 3, 4, or even 5 days. Programs run from September - November & March - June.
In the Overnight Outdoor School program we strive for our programs to increase students' capacity in the areas of environmental literacy, awareness and action. We offer a variety of outdoor activities designed to reach each of these goals. Kamp Kiwanis also offers a variety of outdoor recreation activites. When scheduling your Overnight Outdoor School program you can choose from a selection of activities to design a program that best matches your curriculum and the needs of your students. The following categories are intended to be a starting place for the discussion about the types of activities that can be offered as a part of your Overnight Outdoor School experience.
Activities found in this category are designed to create an understanding and appreciation of processes and players in the natural world. Environmental Literacy activities focus on investigation, biodiversity, and environmental concepts.
Activities found in this category are designed to inspire students' awareness of the natural world, and encourage them to forge lasting relationships with the environment. Environmental Awareness activities focus on observation, exploration, and nature immersion.
Activities found in this category are designed to promote sustainable choices and actions that allow students to apply their knowledge at school and in their communities. Environmental choices are also highlighted during the week through programs such as recycling and food waste skits.
Activities found in this category are designed to get students outdoors with fun, active, and engaging activities. Outdoor Recreation activities often stress team building and leadership skill development.
Outdoor School at Kamp Kiwanis is based upon a simple premise:
Provide a curriculum-based, engaging, outdoor learning experience that meets the needs of students, parents, and teachers.
- Increase capacity in the areas of Environmental Literacy, Awareness, and Action.
- Provide a total learning experience specific to each individual school/classroom that spans the breadth of Alberta Learning's Program of Studies.
- Provide experiential and inquiry-based curriculum studies in science, physical education, social studies, art, and language arts.
How to book
Overnight Outdoor School at Kamp Kiwanis is very popular and as a result it is recommended to contact us as soon as your school is interested in an Overnight Outdoor School experience for the best chance of securing your preferred dates.
For further information and to book an Outdoor School Experience please contact Josh Mulla (Kamp Director) via email - firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone - 403-242-9255.
We can't wait to start crafting the perfect learning experience for you and your school!