Kananaskis Country

Alberta Parks

Field Programs for Students

COVID-19 Updates: Taking steps to return to normal.

Cold Water Safety

Visitors be aware, in the mountains the water is cold all year. If you fall into the cold water it will affect you immediately.
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The Environmental Education program in Kananaskis Country is taking bookings for all 2020-21 field programs. Programs will be modified to meet the requirements of Alberta Health Services, school opening protocols and to meet teacher needs. Virtual, School Yard, Near-By-Nature and In-Park options exist. Please send your request or questions to Kananaskis.Education@gov.ab.ca.
Division Program Grade Curriculum Theme
II Plant Communities 4 Science
    • Plant Growth & Changes
II Wondrous Wetlands 5 Science
    • Wetland Ecosystems
III The Nature of Science 7 Science
    • Unit A: Interactions & Ecosystems
III Written in Stone 7 Science
    • Planet Earth
III Freshwater Monitoring: A Case Study 8, 9 Science
    • FreshWater & Saltwater Systems (Grade 8)
    • Environmental Chemistry (Grade 9)
IV Ecosystems & Population Change in Kananaskis Country 11 Biology
    • Ecosystems & Population Change
Winter Ecology…on Snowshoes 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12 Environmental and Outdoor Education


Snow Science and Safety ... on Snowshoes 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12 Environmental and Outdoor Education


II, III, IV Park Inquiry: Your Day, Your Way! 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11
    • Biodiveristy, Water, Culture & Active Outdoor Living (as reflected in Alberta parks Topics and Themes for Youth Engagement)

1.Environmental & Outdoor Education Programs