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 7

Health and Physical Education
Living Skills
1.1- use self-awareness and self-monitoring skills to help them understand their strengths and needs, take responsibility for their actions, recognize sources of stress, and monitor their own progress, as they participate in physical activities, develop movement competence, and acquire knowledge and skills related to healthy living
1.2- use adaptive, management, and coping skills to help them respond to the various challenges they encounter as they participate in physical activities, develop movement competence, and acquire knowledge and skills related to healthy living

Active Living
A1.1 - actively participate in a wide variety of program activities, according to their capabilities
A1.2 - demonstrate an understanding of factors that contribute to their personal enjoyment of being active
A1.3 - demonstrate an understanding of the factors that motivate or impede participation in physical activity every day
A3.1 - demonstrate behaviours and apply procedures that maximize their safety and that of others
A3.2 - demonstrate an understanding of procedures for anticipating and responding to hazards that may lead to injury or ailments while participating in physical activity outdoors

Movement Competence: Skills, Concepts, and Strategies
B1.2 - perform a wide variety of locomotor movements, with and without equipment, while responding to a variety of external stimuli
B1.3 - send, receive, and retain a variety of objects, while taking into account their position and motion in relation to others, equipment, and boundaries, while applying basic principles of movement
B2.1 - demonstrate an understanding of the components of a range of physical, and apply this understanding as they participate in a variety of physical activities in indoor and outdoor environments