Students, teachers and chaperones come to Strathcona to challenge themselves in a range of outdoor activities and adventures. Along the way they bond, share and learn together in ways that could never happen in a traditional classroom. They return home enriched and empowered with a new sense of their surroundings and appreciation for their colleagues.
Typically, schools visit Strathcona Park Lodge in the spring and fall for three to five days (programs vary). Some are multi-sport and are based out of the Lodge, while other programs are focused on specific activities, like rock climbing, sea kayaking and backpacking, and are mostly camping based.
Either way, students are taught by highly trained, certified and enthusiastic leaders, eat nutritious and delicious food, and learn a ton about themselves, each other while working as a team.