Somerville Secondary College

Outdoor Recreation

Featured Learning AreaHealth and Physical Education
Additional Learning AreasGeography/Science
Learning Capabilities DevelopedEnvironments


Students participating in this elective will develop skills and knowledge for enjoyable participation in outdoor adventure activities. They will investigate the concept of Outdoor Environmental Studies in the natural environment, study outdoor venues, conservation, commercialization, recreation and develop first aid skills.

Students will have the opportunity to participate in a variety of outdoor adventure activities such as rock climbing, surfing, surf kayaking, snorkeling, laser tag and archery. This elective enables students to build self-esteem, social skills, develop teamwork and group skills and reflect on practical activities through a personal logbook.