Welcome to Dewdney Elementary School’s Community, Outdoor Recreation and Environment (CORE) program

Dewdney Elementary School’s  Community, Outdoor Recreation and Environment (CORE) program is designed to motivate children to engage in their natural surroundings through an adventure and discovery-based curriculum.

Our goal is to get kids outside discovering, inquiring and learning.  Research increasingly supports the health, engagement, socialization and academic benefits of learning and interacting with the environment.

Whether it is worm-composting, hiking, puddle-jumping, exploring aboriginal herbs, building snow caves, examining ecosystems under a microscope or gardening, children will have the opportunity to make connections between their outdoor experiences in the natural world and their classroom learning.

To learn more about this exciting program look at our brochure or contact the school at 604 826 2516. Further information can be found on the Dewdney Elementary School Website.  Dewdney Elementary School’s Community, Outdoor Recreation and Environment program is an approved program in the Mission School District, British Columbia.  

This website was created as a resource for developing the CORE program at Dewdney Elementary.  Explore information about Dewdney CORE, news and updates on the program, research on outdoor education, and our community partners and participants.  This website also serves as a resource for Dewdney teachers, staff and involved parents who are developing the program.

Disclaimer:  Although websites were checked at the time of entry, it is possible they have changed their content.  External links to websites are being provided as a convenience and for informational purposes only; they do not constitute an endorsement or an approval by Dewdney Elementary School of any of the products, services or opinions of the corporation or organization or individual.  Dewdney Elementary bears no responsibility for the accuracy, legality or content of the external site or for that of subsequent links. Contact the external site for answers to questions regarding its content.

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