Riverside’s outdoor education program aims to help students foster leadership skills, environmental responsibility, knowledge of local recreational areas, and build community while strengthening outdoor skills and providing challenge. Learning will take place in the classroom and outdoors through various day trips and some overnight trips. Students will receive credit for the following courses: Science 10, Math Foundation and Pre-Calculus 10, Physical and Health Education 10, Leadership 10 (see individual course descriptions for more detail). Students will receive a certificate in basic first aid and RCABC basic lake water canoeing solo and tandem. Outdoor activities will include but are not limited to hiking, backpacking, skiing, snowshoeing, and canoeing. Cost of $500 includes costs of some transportation, third-party instruction, camping fees and some equipment rentals. Contact Ms. McArthur at emcarthur@sd43.bc.ca for an application.

Applications are due February 19th.

Paper application only – please see Ms. McArthur in Portable 3 during office hours.