Programs

Adventure Class Information Night and upcoming events

An Information Night for the Adventure Class at Queen Victoria School is scheduled for Thursday, February 24, 2011 beginning at 6:00 p.m. Parents/guardians are encouraged to attend to learn about this innovative approach to delivering the Ontario curriculum.

The Adventure Class involves older students helping younger students, parents sharing their skills, hands-on activities, community outings and an accent on real-life learning and discovery. Learning outside the classroom includes the following:

  • Junior class trip to Ottawa, including a sleep over in a hostel
  • Trip to Medieval Times in Toronto
  • Visit to the National Air Force Museum of Canada
  • Monthly visits to the Belleville Public Library and Art Gallery
  • Hands-on local artist led workshops, for example, sessions with Marg Macintyre and Gene Ouimette
  • Participation in the “Stream of Dreams” project with Quinte Conservation Authority
  • Loaf and Ladle homemade soup and bread lunches
  • Visits to an organic farm, corn maze and the Stirling Agricultural Museum
  • Performances by local musicians and story teller led workshops, for example Ian Tamblyn and Rick Fines
  • Visits to local farms, markets and museums
  • Moira River clean-up with Quinte Conservation Authority
  • Local arts and theatre events at the Empire Theatre, Stirling Theatre and Centennial Secondary School
  • Weekly physical educational instructional program outside of the classroom, for example 12 weeks of skating, 12 weeks of swimming, Frink Centre outings
  • Christmas caroling by students, parents and family members
  • Overnight family camping trip in June
  • A number of monthly parent meetings, some with family pot-luck dinners

Family Day at the H.R. Frink Outdoor Education Centre
Join the Adventure Class at the H.R. Frink Outdoor Education Centre on Family Day, Monday, February 21, from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. .The event is completely FREE and promises fun and a day outdoors well spent with your family!

Family Day flyer (PDF link)

Activities include:

  • Snowshoeing
  • Low-ropes obstacle course
  • Shelter building
  • Indoor drumming
  • Survival games
  • Campfire, with bannock and pine needle tea
  • Nature-based crafts
  • Guided nature walks

 

For more information, please contact:
Kerry Donnell, Communications Officer, 613-966-1170 or 1 800 267-4350, extension 2354, kdonnell@hpedsb.on.ca

 

 

Last updated: January 15, 2018 at 1:12 pm