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Outdoor Education

Experience great Canadian adventure activities alongside Canadian (and International!) students with the Outdoor Education Program!  

Many students say this is the BEST part of their Canadian experience!

International students at ANY Abbotsford School District High School can participate in exciting activities of their choice after school and on the weekends with the Community Recreation Extreme Program .  Students receive information about how to participate during orientation week.  All events are organized and supervised by Abbotsford School District staff.

See pics from last year's trips  Watch a slideshow

Trips for International Students

First Semester 2019/2020 

  • Oct 17-18  Camping, River Rafting and Kayaking on the Chilliwack River
  • Oct 24-26  Camping and hiking up Black Tusk in beautiful Garibaldi Park
  • Nov 5         Paintball after school
  • Dec 3         Snowshoeing / Tubing 
  • Jan 8          Skiing / Snowboarding at Sasquatch Mountain

Second Semester 2019/2020

  • Feb 19 Cross Country Skiing at Sasquatch Resort
  • Mar 6-8 Overnight skiing trip to Sasquatch Resort
  • Apr 3-4 Skills night - learning how to camp
  • Apr 23 After school paintball 
  • Apr 30 May 3 Hiking and camping in the spectacular Stein Valley
  • May 14-15 White water river rafting on the Chilliwack River
  • Jun 3 Paddle boarding at Cultus lake

Each year new activities are offered.  Past events include...

There are minimal extra costs for events - several are free.  Costs as kept as low as possible so that as many students as possible can participate.  Students can select as many or as few activities as they want.

Outdoor Education Courses

At WJ Mouat Secondary International Students can participate in individual activities, or they can register in the Commrec Extreme course for course credit.  Students must complete a minimum number of activities and assignments to pass the course.

At Robert Bateman Secondary International Students can register for the full  Outdoor Recreation Program  for course credit.  Watch their adventures video

Have a look at their Facebook page for pictures and updates!  Hear what past students have to say about this popular course