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Animal Connection, Winter Pioneer Lifestyle, and Yukon Quest Trip (YT) + Wilderness Advanced First Aid (WAFA) Course (Course ID: 1_WG_2018)


Co-Ed    ||   18+    ||   $8,577 USD (tax and airfare to Yukon Territories included)

Spend 3 weeks exploring the frozen Quebec campus followed by 3 weeks in the Yukon Territories, home to the 1,000 Mile International Sled Dog Race and travel through the world’s largest protected biosphere.

Environmental Literacy

  • Take courses in back-country preparedness.
  • Study up-close the interdependent relationships between resilient wildlife and their habitats.
  • Discuss nature education, global environmental issues (such as climate change), and sustainable solutions.
  • Discuss the history and impact of first nations cultures.
  • Partake in cultural activities with both the Yukon First Nations and the Aishihik First Nations.
  • Receive training in Wilderness Advanced First Aid (WAFA).

 

Animal Connection

  • Dog sled behavior and management.
  • Ground work with horses.

 

Self-Defense

  • Take daily self-defense training.

 

Recreation

  • Dog sled.
  • Cross-country ski.
  • Snowshoe.
  • Photo-journal.
  • Partake in basic woodsman activities.