Forestry Trades Camp
Are you in Grade 10 or 11?
Are you curious about the trades?
Do you like spending time outdoors?
Are you interested in receiving your Class 7 Driver’s license?
Would you like to get your Fire Extinguisher Certification?
If you answered yes to any of the above questions, then we have a great opportunity for you!!
Aspen View Public Schools has spaces available in our Forestry Trades Camp which runs from May 28-31 at Camp Wright on Narrow Lake. The application deadline has been extended to Friday, May 24.
At this camp you will:
- see forestry trades in action;
- get hands-on experience with forestry trades such as Carpentry, Industrial Mechanics, Chainsaw training and more;
- learn how to take the next steps in the achieving a journeyperson ticket of your chosen trade;
- receive Class 7 Driver’s training and be tested on site;
- receive your Fire Extinguisher Certification;
- hear about the Registered Apprenticeship Training program (RAP) from a past graduate and learn how you can get involved;
- take part in outdoor cooking where you will make your own dinner one evening over an open fire;
- canoe and take part in forest survival activities and games;
- arrive Tuesday, May 28 and leave Friday, May 31. While at the camp you will stay in comfortable, warm cabins;
- eat, and eat, and eat… we have an awesome cook that loves to feed all participants delicious comfort food;
- get credits towards high school completion.
What does it cost?
It’s free! The program is sponsored through grants from our forest industry partners, Careers: The Next Generation, Rupertsland Institute, Forestry Futures Alliance and other agencies.
Check out a video from last year’s camp here:
Check out the 4 day schedule here.
Please contact Donna Wesley at 780-554-8870 if you have any questions.