Category Archives: Trips & Outings

End of Year Canoe Trip to Réserve Faunique La Vérendrye

After 45 km, 6 portages and enough mosquitoes and black flies to last us a lifetime, a small group of Look to the Mountain participants demonstrated their Mastery and Independence on our five-day canoe trip to Réserve Faunique La Vérendrye. … Continue reading

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Students return from YMCA Exchange in Hazelton B.C

It was our students turn to visit their host community in Hazelton B.C on a YMCA Exchange, May 16th to 22nd. Our students’ experience proved to be rich in Gitxsan culture, nature and friendships that were developed in March while … Continue reading

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Learning History and Geography in Ottawa

Look to the Mountain students recently ventured to the nations capital for a three day History field trip. Upon arriving in Ottawa we jumped back across the border into Quebec for an IMAX film and a guided tour of the … Continue reading

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Celebrating winter the Look to the Mountain way!

On Wednesday, students celebrated winter with a two hour hike to our property, good food, a moose sighting and well wishes for 2013. Have a great holiday gang!

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Learning from local organic farmers.

Students have had the opportunity to work on local organic farms including Ferme Au bonheur des pres in Ayer’s Cliff. This enables students to learn about sustainable agriculture through experience while helping out and working hard at the same time.

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YMCA Exchange 2013

Following up on our successful 2011 YMCA student exchange with the Gitxsan First Nation in Kispiox, British Columbia we are pleased to announce we have been accepted for a 2013 exchange with the Gitanmaax First Nation in Gitanmaax (Hazleton), B.C. … Continue reading

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Trip to Ottawa!

Our students are headed to Ottawa January 16 – 18 for three days of experiential fun! Learning includes a visit to the Museum of Civilization and Parliament, MacSkimming Outdoor Education Centre and skating on the Rideau Canal.

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