The future of the outdoor
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It is with sadness, but also a great deal of pride in the work accomplished, that we inform you of the definitive end of the Canadian Outdoor Summit project. To learn more about this decision and about our plan to ensure that the assets and advances created by the project can continue to serve the outdoor community, click here!
Six workgroups exploring a set of compelling topics were launched in October of 2019. Women and Men from Indigenous, French, and English communities, lent their considerable expertise to and joined forces to be part of coordination teams for each workgroup.
The central rôle of the workgroups is has concluded. Their work has become the objectives being discussed by the community
Each coordination team received a broad mandate and the following tasks:
Mandate: Develop a consensus statement about the value of Led Outdoor Activity in Canada.
Mandate: Compile and share best practices, structures, and systems related to Led Outdoor Activity across Canada.
Mandate: Discuss and develop a proposed national framework of competency training for outdoor leaders.
Mandate: Promote outdoor education strategies in K-12 institutions.
Mandate: Invite and integrate indigenous perspectives on Led Outdoor Activity and its connection to land-based programming.
Mandate: Promote greater access to the outdoors for individuals with differing mobility.
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