Outdoor Education 10M

Credits: 5 credits min
Prerequisite: None
Required for: Outdoor Education 20M 

Outdoor Education 10 is a CTS student-centered program designed to enhance the participant’s learning ability, self-confidence, and self-discipline. This course challenges individuals mentally, physically, socially, emotionally, and culturally. Students will develop knowledge, skills and abilities in outdoor activities through theory, project base learning and application in the field.

Outdoor Education 10 will:

  • Promote physical health and the well-being of the student
  • Build life skills through ‘experiential’ learning opportunities
  • Incorporate simulation games that teach environmental concepts
  • Promote adventure some activities that build student’s confidence and character
  • Encourage life-long skill development Can include a wide variety of team-building exercises Promote student independence as well as personal and interpersonal growth
  • Allow for the growth and development of physical education skills of individuals at their level
  • Help students to reach their potential at their pace, and
  • Develop problem-solving skills, communication, peer respect, cooperation and teamwork

Students will be required to complete the five modules outlined below:

  • WLD1060: WILDERNESS NAVIGATION
    Students develop the attitudes, skills, and knowledge in wilderness navigation to enhance their outdoor experiences.
  • WLD1100: OUTDOOR COOKING THEORY
    Students develop and demonstrate safe and sanitary food handling procedures, equipment care, comprehension of recipes and an understanding of the importance of efficient work habits in outdoor cooking environments.
  • WLD1130: OUTDOOR SURVIVAL SKILLS
    Students develop and demonstrate the attitudes, skills, and knowledge required for responsible participation in a range of outdoor activities.
  • WLD1910: WLD PROJECT A
    Students develop project design and management skills to extend and enhance competencies and skills in other CTS courses through contexts that are personally relevant.
  • WLD2100: OUTDOOR COOKING PRACTICE
    Students demonstrate and apply the attitudes, skills and knowledge necessary for cooking in a variety of outdoor situations.

 

Outdoor Education 20M

Credits: 5 credits
Prerequisite: None

Outdoor Education 20 is a CTS student-centered program designed to enhance the participant’s learning ability, self-confidence, and self-discipline. This course challenges individuals mentally, physically, socially, emotionally, and culturally. Students will develop knowledge, skills and abilities in outdoor activities through theory, project base learning, labs and application in the field. There will be day hikes, camping and backpacking involved in this course.  

Students will be required to complete the five modules outlined below:

  • WLD1075: BOWHUNTING EDUCATION
    Students explain the role of regulated bow hunting in game management, identify Alberta’s game animals and develop and demonstrate the attitudes, skills and knowledge for safe and comfortable experiences in the outdoors.
  • WLD1080: ANGLING & FISH MANAGEMENT THEORY
    Students explain the role of recreational fishing in the management and conservation of fish resources, and develop the attitudes, skills and knowledge required for responsible fishing practices and related outdoor activities.
  • WLD2100: OUTDOOR COOKING PRACTICE
    Students demonstrate and apply the attitudes, skills and knowledge necessary for cooking in a variety of outdoor situations.
  • WLD2910: WLD PROJECT B
    Students will combine survival skills, and navigational skills to enhance their overall competency in the outdoors
  • WLD3090: ANALYZING ISSUES IN WILDLIFE
    Students examine the complexity of wildlife issues affecting Alberta and the rest of the world, and demonstrate individual and shared actions that foster the sustainable management of wildlife.