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Junior & Senior High Programs

The Bennett Centre offers hands-on school programs that actively engage students in specific grade-level curriculum. Day and overnight programs are available, and can be used to meet the objectives of the Junior High ENVOE program, CTS Forests & Wildlife topics and secondary Physical Education – Outdoor Pursuits.


Day Programs

All overnight programs (listed below) can be done as half-day or full-day programs with an instructor.

Program Length / Dates Rate per class
Outdoor Pursuits & Team Building: Animal Survival
Animal Survival is an active, outdoor, tag game dealing with nature's predator-prey relationship. This game provides an excellent opportunity for discussion on man's role in habitant destruction and fits well with any level of science study of animal life cycles and environmental concerns. Up to 60 students can play this exciting, informative game.
Half day
Year round
$25 equipment rental fee
Social Studies & Outdoor Pursuits: Orienteering
Students progress through a series of mapping exercises, beginning with a room map, then a yard map and finishing with a visit to a nearby city park for a more challenging mapping experience. This program can be done as a full day or in combination with Animal Survival.
Half day
Year round
$25 equipment rental fee

Overnight In-Residence Programs

In our overnight programs, students take part in hands-on, curriculum-based activities and gain many benefits from their experience, including increased social skills, enhanced team building skills and unique lifelong memories. The Bennett Centre is designed to meet the needs for up to two classes (64 people) in hostel style accomodations for students participating in programs of 2-day or 3-day duration.

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Program Length / Dates Rate per student*

Outdoor Pursuits & Team Building: Initiative Tasks
Initiative tasks are designed to promote group cooperation and enjoyment while participating in problem-solving activities that challenge the physical and mental abilities of students. Students will be exposed to new ways of communicating, thinking and problem solving.

2 or 3 day program
Year round
2 day: $89.95
3 day: $149.95
Outdoor Pursuits & Team Building: Cooperative Games
A Wide range of opportunities for promoting a co-operative attitude using quiet, noisy, small group, large group, indoor and outdoor settings.
2 or 3 day program
Year round
2 day: $89.95
3 day: $149.95
Outdoor Pursuits & Team Building: Animal Survival
Animal Survival is an active, outdoor, tag game dealing with nature's predator-prey relationship. This game provides an excellent opportunity for discussion on man's role in habitant destruction and fits well with any level of science study of animal life cycles and environmental concerns. Up to 60 students can play this exciting, informative game.
2 or 3 day program
Year round
2 day: $89.95
3 day: $149.95
Outdoor Pursuits: Orienteering
Students progress through a series of mapping exercises, beginning with a room map, then a yard map and finishing with a visit to a nearby city park for a more challenging mapping experience.
2 or 3 day program
Year round
2 day: $89.95
3 day: $149.95
*Classes of 20-35 students get two free adults, classes of 36-50 students get three free adults, and classes of 51-65 students get 4 free adults.

Note: For overnight programs, a $500 deposit is required at the time of booking with the balance to be invoiced after the stay. There is a minimum fee of $800 for overnight residence bookings.

All Bennett Centre program rates are subject to change without notice and depending on services requested. Rates do not include GST – out of district schools must pay GST.