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 9

Health
Physical Activity
SE.MSP1 – use and combine movement skills in a variety of physical activities
SE.MSP4 – demonstrate improvement in their skill
SE.SR1 – demonstrate understanding of specific rules and guidelines for participation in recreation and sport including team, group, dual, and individual activities
SE.SR2 – identify the requirements, including basic equipment standards, preparation, and specific safety issues that maximize performance and participation in recreation and sport activities

Active Living
SE.AP1 – participate regularly in physical activities, choosing a wide range of activities
SE.AP2 – demonstrate positive, responsible personal and social behaviour in physical activity settings
SE.S1 – apply guidelines and procedures related to safe participation in physical activity
SE.S2 – demonstrate behaviour that minimizes risk to themselves and others