Northern Saskatchewan Eco Conference

 

   The Northern Saskatchewan Eco-Conference brings students from throughout the North together to participate in workshops that focus on environmental stewardship and environmentally friendly practices that they can implement in practical ways in their homes and communities.

   All activities, materials, meals and entertainment are free for the participants and chaperones.

 

This year’s Eco-Conference takes place from:

Friday October 26th to Sunday October 28th.

Weekend Agenda

 4:00 pm – Arrival and check-in for visiting schools

4:30 pm – Welcome and orientation

5:00 pm – “Unplastic La Ronge” display

5:30 pm – Icebreaker activities

6:00 pm – Supper provided at Churchill School

7:00 pm – Local band, Between Bridges performance

8:00 pm – Documentary

9:00 pm – Bed time

8:00 am – Breakfast at Churchill School

9:00 am – Session #1

10:30 am – Nutrition break

10:45 am – Session #2

12:15 pm – Lunch at Churchill School

1:15 pm – Session #3

2:45 pm – Nutrition break

3:00 pm – Session #4

4:30 pm – Come together as a whole group – mini-presentations about their projects by schools who attended the March 2017 Northern Saskatchewan Eco-Conference

5:00 pm – Supper at Churchill School

6:00 pm – Presentation to the whole group by Miriam Korner and Quincy Miller: “From Black Lake to Baker Lake – A wilderness journey by dog team and canoe”

7:00 pm – Watch a video [Teachers/Chaperones get together with Churchill Staff to go over resources, funding, etc.]

9:00 pm – Bed time

8:00 am – Breakfast at Churchill School

8:30 am – Get belongings packed up and rooms straightened up

9:00 am – Explanation of the morning activity

9:15 am – Students get into home school groups and develop an Environmental Action Plan

11:00 am – Students present their proposed Environmental Action Plans to the whole group

11:55 am – Last check of rooms and hand in keys

12:00 pm – Get bag lunches and drive home

Recorded Sessions

Between Bridges

Check out our featured local entertainment for the weekend! They will be playing on the first night of the conference.

Additional Resources

Staples Superpower Your School 

Classroom Energy Diet Challenge

25 Acts of Energy Conservation

Caring for Our Watersheds

Photo Showcase

Thanks to our generous sponsors!

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