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Adventure Education

What You'll Learn

Knowledge and skills for facilitating experiential learning

You will learn to apply theories, concepts and practices relevant to outdoor and adventure education; identify and align participant needs; evaluate and adapt as reflective practitioners; and create, implement, and facilitate ethical, adventurous learning experiences.

What to expect

The 13-month post-degree diploma starts each July and is delivered off-campus through online and face-to-face learning. The program consists of four terms including two field components in the summer terms at the beginning and end of the program. Summer terms use a blend of online and face-to-face learning in an outdoor setting. Fall and Winter terms are entirely online.

Learn more about what to expect during this program.

Summer Term 1 July - August

Your first term is comprised of three courses taught in an integrated format across a two-week immersive face-to-face field component and two weeks of online engagement. You will (re-)examine and practice foundational ideas essential for working with people in the outdoors.

Fall Term September - December

Your second term is comprised of two online courses focused on contemporary issues and the variety of possible approaches to adventure-based learning, and developing and evaluating safe, effective programs.

Winter Term January - April

Your third term is comprised of two online courses. You will learn about the importance of professional reflective practice, growth and development, and human-environment relationships.

Summer Term 2 July - August

Your fourth term is comprised of three courses taught in an integrated format across a two-week immersive face-to-face field component and two weeks of online engagement. You will study ideas associated with transformative learning and wilderness experiences.

Picture yourself at Camosun!

  • Students at ropes course
  • Students canoeing
  • Student on ropes course
  • Mountain camping
  • Mountain hike
  • student circle
Contact Us
Camosun College Lansdowne
3100 Foul Bay Rd
Victoria BC V8P 5J2
Camosun College Interurban
4461 Interurban Rd
Victoria BC V9E 2C1
  • 250–370–3000
  • 1–877–554–7555 (toll-free)

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