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College of Extended Learning

Intro to Outdoor Skills

CCOM 4028

This 6-week class will explore skills that will help you on your journey into nature. Topics will include an introduction to tree identification, knot tying skills, fire building skills (with and without matches!), compass use and orienteering, hiking, backpacking and camping.

Many classes will also include hikes at beautiful locations in and around Saint John. Good hiking shoes are recommended.

Course details

Upcoming dates: TBA
Time: p.m. - 8 p.m.
Location: Various Locations in the Saint John Region
Course fee: $179 (+ HST)
Instructor: Mary Jo Boyce


Bring water, snacks and a day pack to each class. Dress for the weather, since all hikes and guided activities will be outside.

About the instructor

Mary Jo Boyce is a certified Outdoor Woman, with a deep understanding of the magic and healing power of nature. She's conducted outdoor training for a variety of groups from homeschool kids to grandmothers! Mary Jo will have you fully entranced and engaged in your future natural life!

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