Leadership & Learning Niibin (Summer) Camp

Superior North Catholic District School Board is offering a 3-week program of fun and learning for students entering Junior Kindergarten to Grade 5 at St. Edward Catholic School in Nipigon.

Information from July of 2016

Some activities included:

  • Nature Walks & Hikes
  • Visit to Pays Plat First Nation Cultural Days
  • Building Boats & Structures with Nature
  • Outdoor Algebra - Shape and Angle Hunt
  • Water Week - Building floating devices
  • Connecting with Indigenous Knowledge Keepers - Dr. Sean Lessard
  • Regalia Teachings and Dancing
student activities on National Aboriginal Day 2016
Photo: Going to Pays Platt for cultural activities.

Favourite activities:

  • Marshmallow Structure - Building angles and vertices
  • Shape Sticky Man - Area and perimeter
  • Smudging & Teachings
  • Medicine Picking & Teachings
  • Scavenger Hunt
  • Relay Races

Leading the Camp was:

  • Kathleen Bortuzzo - Occasional Teacher
  • Crystal Gionette - Student and Community Engagement Lead
  • Pamela Hardy - Student and Community Engagement Lead
  • Colleen Sheriff - Student and Community Engagement Lead
  • Kerry Desjardins - Supervisory Officer - Superintendent

Location: St. Edward Catholic School
Dates: (To be announced)
Days: Monday through Friday
Time: 10am - 2pm
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Price: Free
Lunch and snacks: Included

Please arrange for own transportation to and from camp. Contact Crystal, 807-889-2005, if you know your child is unable to attend all three weeks.

Why enrol your child?

  • It’s an opportunity to become a more confident learner and leader by enhancing their literacy and numeracy skills.
  • Afternoon experiences include First Nation, Metis and Inuit activities, physical activities, games, arts, and outdoor field trips.
  • Healthy snacks and lunch will be provided.
  • Small teacher to student ratio with experienced teachers, committed to providing a fun and enriching learning experience.

Crystal Gionette 807-889-2005 and leave a message, your call will be returned within 24 hours.

Initiative Contact: Crystal Gionette