ATHLETIC LEADERSHIP 9
Students must apply to be accepted into this course which is designed to allow like-minded students the opportunity to explore interests in a range of athletic pursuits. The course runs together with Physical Education for a double block of time. Students will be given the opportunity to learn and demonstrate leadership skills in many situations from the playing fields and gymnasium setting for Physical Education, to organizing and managing tournaments from scorekeeping to refereeing and many different lifetime activities offered away from the school setting such as: sailing, kayaking, disc golfing, golfing, rock climbing, beach volleyball, skating, skiing, or snowboarding, all of which will emphasize working together as a team to achieve goals. Students will achieve certification through St. John Ambulance. Students will be allowed the opportunity to help referee and give instruction to elementary and middle school students. Those grade 8 students with a strong interest in athletics, who are self-motivated, would like to develop their leadership skills, and are willing to volunteer their time are invited to apply for Athletic Leadership 9. There are some costs required.
ATHLETIC LEADERSHIP 10
Students must apply to be accepted into this course which is designed to allow like-minded students the opportunity to explore interests in a range of athletic pursuits. The course will run together with P.E. 10 and builds on concepts established in Athletic Leadership 9. Students will be expected to learn proper care and treatment of athletic injuries, learn to organize and run intramural leagues, volunteer to officiate at elementary and middle schools and become certified through St. John Ambulance course. Activities outside of school include: sailing, kayaking, disc golfing, golfing, rock climbing, beach volleyball, Wildplay, skating, skiing or snowboarding will be offered. There are some costs required.
This is a two year program designed to provide opportunities to gain knowledge and skills in outdoor education, community recreation, recreational leadership and management. The program is best suited for students who have a strong interest in outdoor recreation and/or teaching. Students must be strong academically, responsible, reliable, well organized and self- disciplined. Applicants will participate in a fitness evaluation. There are some costs to the program.
Entrance will be by Career Program Application Form and an interview. Acceptance will be based on evidence of desire to excel academically self-reliance, and the ability to work independently, and successfully completing a physical fitness test.
OUTDOOR LEADERSHIP 11 OUTDOOR LEADERSHIP 12
Rock Climbing Rock Climbing
Introduction to Sailing White Sail
White Sail Strength & Aerobic Training
First Aid Golf
CPR Leadership and Program Design
Strength & Aerobic Training Wilderness Running
Leadership Training Lawn Bowling
Orienteering Beach Volleyball
Hiking, Backpacking Juan de Fuca Trail Scuba Diving
Surfing River Rafting
*Work Experience 12A – all students will complete a minimum of 100 hours in related job placement and/or a practicum at Camp Thunderbird