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Department of Educational Programming & Development

MyLife Camp: Knowing Myself, Finding My Purpose

 

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MyLife Camp experience consists of a three-day camp that invites students to explore their interests and talents as it relates to self-development and career choices. Through this program, students will learn and utilize strategies to identify personality traits and values that represent their unique individuality. Furthermore, students will engage in group activities focused on bringing their different talents and perspectives together for greater achievement.

Purpose:

Students explore and discover their interests and talents and how they can translate into different career paths.

Participants:

  • 5th – 6th grade students

Programming Options:

Ideal as a retreat experience, this program has been designed as a 3-day overnight program. We also offer a full-day (8 hours) version. We can also customize this program to your group’s needs.

Life Map Retreat: Where Have I Been and Where Am I Going?

My Life Map Retreat is centered on the life mapping exercise. This program invites students to identify high, low, and in-between points in their lives and reflect on how these events have shaped the way they experience the world. Furthermore, the program incorporates team bonding and leadership activities designed to help students connect at a deeper level beyond roles, race, beliefs, preferences, social-economic status, and so forth.

Purpose:

To reframe students’ understanding of growth, success, and learning from an academic-only lens to a whole-person perspective with specific emphasis on social impact, seeing each other in authentic ways, and moving through major life transitions.

Participants:

  • High school students
  • Teachers and school staff for professional development

Programming Options:

  • Ideal as a retreat experience, this program has been designed as a 3-day overnight program. We also offer a one full day (8 hours) shorter version. We can also customize this program to your group’s needs.

STEM: Skills for Life

                              Pretty Lake Adventure Centre offers water teambuilding   

Take your STEM lessons outdoors and get students to enjoy the natural world while developing critical thinking, problem-solving, creativity, and collaboration skills.

  • Are your students learning about nature, the environment, plants, and insects? Pretty Lake is the place to be! In our 250 acres of woodland, through nature walks and fun scavenger hunts, we engage students in discovering and exploring the wildlife around them.
  • Are you looking for outdoor science/engineering experience? Using simple materials, we invite students to test their creativity and problem-solving skills through hands-on activities such as building a shelter, making a water filter, a catapult, an airplane launcher, or a boat… you name it!

Let us bring your lessons to life! Tell us what you are looking for and we will design your adventure.

Purpose:

To enhance students’ interest in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics through real-life hands-on outdoor activities while strengthening team building and collaboration skills.

Participants:

  • Elementary and high school students

Programming Options:

  • Half-day (4 hours) and full-day (8 hours) program

Team  Olympics

    

Team Olympics consists of a variety of fun group games that promote communication, strategic planning, and leadership. Beyond the completion of the activities, teams are recognized for their “good spirit.” This refers to the ability to value each other’s skills and effort, maintain a positive and supportive environment for their team, and celebrate others’ victories. This is a great event for students to get to know each other better and learn how to work together, rely on each other, and pitch in towards a common goal.

Purpose:

To promote open dialogue, collaboration, trust, and leadership among students.

 Participants:

  • Elementary and high school students
  • Teachers and school staff

Programming Options:

  • Half-day (4 hours) and full-day (8 hours) program

Don’t see what you are looking for? Contact us and we’ll build a program tailored to your group.

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