Backpacking

Three day hiking tripHaliburton Forest is home to over 300km of hiking trails, ranging from beginner to advanced, all ready for your students to explore. You and your students may participate in: day hikes and stay at base camp, or go on multi-day trips to camp in the forest. We will provide accommodations for your students no matter the location and trip you choose. Your students will be exposed to many different aspects of the forest and learn how a sustainable forest operates and exists. All students will become familiar with minimal impact camping and be introduced to numerous camping skills, such as: fire building and wilderness living. This mode of transportation is great to pair with many of our other activities, like: leadership, forestry or wilderness survival. Come join our experienced facilitation staff on a custom designed hiking trip that will meet your specific goals and needs. 

 

Please contact our facilitators for inquires and pricing information at experiences@haliburtonforest.com.

Expectations for Grade 12

Healthy Active Living Education
Physical Activity
SE.MS1 – develop and combine their movement skills in a variety of physical activities
SE.MS2 – apply movement principles to refine their movement skills
SE.SR1 – apply the specific rules and guidelines for participation in recreational and sports activities, including team, group, dual, and individual activities
SE.SR2 – explain factors that affect performance and participation in recreational and sports activities
SE.SR3 – use ethical strategies and tactics to enhance their performance in specific situations and conditions

Active Living
SE.AP2 – demonstrate personal competence in a variety of physical activities
SE.AP3 – analyse the benefits of lifelong participation in different physical activities
SE.AP6 – demonstrate positive, responsible, personal and social behaviour in physical activity settings
SE.AP7 – demonstrate leadership in creating a positive climate that promotes participation and safety
SE.S1 – apply appropriate guidelines and procedures for safe participation in physical activity
SE.S2 – demonstrate behaviour that minimizes risk to themselves and others

Recreation and Fitness Leadership
Facilitation of Recreation and Leisure
SE.PP1 – explain the personal, social, economic, and environmental benefits of recreation and leisure
SE.PP2 – describe motivational factors and potential barriers that affect lifelong participation in recreational and leisure activities

Physical Fitness and Well-Being
SE.IP1 – demonstrate competence in specific skills that can help others in emergency situations
SE.IP2 – describe safety regulations and procedures and productive devices designed to ensure their own safety and that of others

The Environment and Resource Management
Human-Environment Interaction
SE.LTS5 – estimate personal and class "ecological footprints"