Lake Louise Ski Resort has been a valuable partner in the development and delivery of the Winter Travel 15 course. Students spend 2 days of the 4 day course receiving instruction in skiing/snowboarding, avalanche safety and awareness, ski patrol job shadowing, and emergency scenarios from experienced and knowledgeable instructors and patrol staff. In the evenings, students enjoy the accommodation at the Great Divide Lodge.
The Canadian Rockies Outdoor Learning Centre sincerely thanks Improvement District No. 9 for their financial support. The generous funds that have been donated have enabled our course and their resources developed, courses staffed, and program expansion to become a reality. The students and their families who have experienced rewarding outdoor learning experiences thank you!
Alberta Parks staff and resources continue to be instrumental in the development of Canadian Rockies Outdoor Learning Centre courses and community connections. We are grateful for the ongoing support of Alberta Parks and highly value the breadth and depth of local ecological, historical, and educational knowledge their staff share with our programs.
Camp Chief Hector YMCA has allowed our exciting partnership to expand with the development of the Equine Leadership 15 course. Camp Chief Hector YMCA is a unique camping and outdoor education branch of YMCA Calgary that focuses on youth but offers programs for everyone through Summer Camps, Outdoor Schools, weekend programs for adults and families and meeting and event facilities. Their commitment to environmental stewardship, leadership development and service excellence has made this a natural partnership for the Canadian Rockies Outdoor Learning Centre.
We are a proud partner of the Outdoor Council of Canada and have greatly valued the opportunity to join hands with this national organization. The ongoing support and commitment of the Outdoor Council of Canada is integral to the growth and development of our programming throughout the entire division.
Parks Canada is an ongoing partner in the development and support for the Winter Travel 15 course. Presentations given by Parks Canada staff engage students in the importance of the national parks system, our local national parks, ecological monitoring, and in understanding the impacts of winter recreation.