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School Programs

CLWS offers full-day outdoor education programs that specifically target elements of the revised BC Curriculum for Grades 2 to 5 in Science and Social Science. 

 

We aim to make our programs as accessible and inclusive as possible. Our subsidized registration fee for each session is $1o0 per class (further grants are available, if this creates a financial barrier). Each program can be adapted to your class’s needs and interests. CLWS emails program information to all SD71 administrators in advance of our fall and spring programs. You can also email programs@clws.ca for more information.

Registration for spring 2021 is now closed.

Informed consent forms (for minors) and waivers (for adults) must be completed prior to participation in the program.

FOREST EXPLORERS
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The theme of the Forest Explorer program is “friendly forests.” In this program, students will engaging their five senses to explore the mature second growth forest and lakeshore at Cumberland Lake Park. Activities will include identifying local tree species, reflecting on ecosystem dynamics, and expressing appreciation for all the gifts trees and forests provide.

Principles and Values:

  • Place Based Learning and Personal Connection

  • Decolonization, Indigenization and Reconciliation

  • Ecological Sustainability

  • Mindfulness and Gratitude

  • Experiential Learning

  • Playfulness

WATER KEEPERS
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The theme of this program is “our sustainable watershed." In this program, students will explore Comox Lake in Voyager Canoes. Rooted in the First Peoples Principles of Learning, the program explores past, present and emerging stories of the Comox Lake Watershed through place-based and experiential practices.

Principles and Values:

  • Place Based Learning and Personal Connection

  • Decolonization, Indigenization and Reconciliation

  • Ecological Sustainability

  • Mindfulness and Gratitude

  • Experiential Learning

  • Playfulness