Grade 9 Outdoor School
Did You Know?
Through the A Time To Build capital campaign, we have added 46,897 square feet of space to Luther College High School, including the Semple gymnasium - the largest high school gym in Regina.
In the late 1920's, during an in-house baseball tournament, Rex Schneider entered a team called "Prof Schneider's Battling Lions." This is the first hint that someday Luther teams would be known as the Lions.
The Tuck Shop for snacks was at the bottom of the south stairs going to what is now the cafeteria. The legendary beans in a cone were considered a healthier & cheaper alternative to what students purchased across the street at the Aintree.
The International Baccalaureate provides an enriched curriculum that both covers and extends beyond regular Saskatchewan curricula in its depth and detail. It emphasizes the development of the necessary critical skills that university-bound students need to master: reflecting, inquiring, thinking, analyzing and evaluating.
Luther College High School is recognized as one of the four best university preparatory schools in western Canada with as many as 96% of Luther graduates pursuing post-secondary educations.
Luther graduates have gone on to universities such as Harvard, Oxford, Pennsylvania State, McGill, Queen’s and other renowned educational institutions throughout Canada, North America and the world.
The gym officially opened July 8, 1951. The Sunday afternoon celebration, attended by 1,500 people, featured speeches followed by an evening celebration with another 1,500 people in attendance to hear the Luther Choir and the RCMP Band.
Do you know someone in Kindergarten to Grade 8 that would like to be part of the Luther Family? Encourage them to join the Future Luther Student program!
Luther College offers an exciting program for new students called Grade 9 Outdoor School. Our hope is that this outdoor educational experience will be a chance for students to build community and make lasting connections with each other. This will also be an amazing opportunity to engage with the natural world, learn some new skills, and have a lot of fun!
Throughout this 2 day adventure students will participate in a range of outdoor programming including team building exercises, group wide games, swimming, canoeing, kayaking, outdoor cooking, hiking, beach games, and more. They will also learn about the Qu’Appelle Valley Ecosystem, learn about the history of the region, and learn some handy outdoor survival skills. Students will stay in cabin groups divided by gender and will have supervision and leadership from both Luther teachers as well as grade 12 peer support student counselors.
We believe that the immersive setting of summer camp provides an excellent opportunity for new students to make friends and start their high school career off right! For more information on the social, psychological and educational benefits of summer camp take a look at the Canadian Summer Camp Research Project.
Dates: Friday, September 8 - Sunday, September 10, 2017
Buses board at Luther College High School at 2:30 p.m. and return to Luther at 3:30 p.m. on September 10
Cost: $100 (includes transportation, rental of the camp facilities, as well as all meals and programming)
How to Register:
(1) Download and print the attached Registration Form.
(2) Complete the Registration Form, attach a cheque dated June 28 for $100 payable to Luther College High School, and enclose both in an envelope.
(3) Mail/Drop off the Registration Form and cheque to Camp Registration, Luther College High School, 1500 Royal Street, Regina, SK. S4T 5A5
While we certainly strongly encourage all grade 9 students to attend this wonderful opportunity, it is not mandated.
If you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact Mr. Kris Dueck at email@example.com, Teacher and Outdoor School Coordinator