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Montgomery School
Inspiring Learning
ScienceTrek
 


About

ScienceTrek combines hands-on science opportunities with outdoor pursuits to create an exciting learning environment. It is a field-based science program created to inspire Grade 8 students to grow academically, socially, personally and culturally. The program helps foster an understanding of the diversity of science and the impact of science on human culture and the environment. 

Program Goals

  • Provide opportunities for students to develop awareness of and passion for science.
  • Build self-esteem, confidence, leadership and promote lifelong outdoor pursuits such as hiking, biking, swimming, camping and canoeing.
  • Provide students with an enriched science curriculum in a hands-on learning environment.
  • Explore science-related careers.
  • Promote community involvement, global citizenship and understanding of the relationship between science and the environment.

Highlights

  • Students develop independence by trekking on their own within the city. 
  • Day trips within the city on foot and bike, working to make connections between our learning and the scientific environment around us.
  • Integrated, project-based learning that fosters connections across multiple subject areas.
  • Three multi-day learning excursions, including a canoe trip exploring the South Saskatchewan River.
For more information, visit our website or read our frequently asked questions.​
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Apply

To apply, click here​.

The application deadline is Friday, April 26, 2024, at 4 p.m.

Contact

For questions, please contact teachers Corey Fisher at fisher​[email protected] ​and Reed Thorstad at​[email protected]​.

 
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