Off-Site Activities

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Off-Site Activities at the CBE

At the CBE, we call “field trips” off-site activities. Off-site activities are learning experiences that​ occur away from the school site and are organized and supervised by the CBE. All off-site activities must adhere to our Administrative Regulation 3027 – Off-Site Activities. Off-site activities enable students to participate in quality learning experiences that are:

  • Supporting educational outcomes
  • Relevant, flexible, and accessible
  • Connected to the Alberta Programs of Study and learning outcomes, Guide to Education and CBE Results statements

An off-site activity usually originates with the classroom teacher (called the teacher-in-charge) who makes a proposal to his or her principal. Once the activity is approved (based on learning impact and safety), the teacher will provide information to parents regarding the off-site activity including potential risks that are unique to the activity.

Preparing Your Child for an Off-Site Activity

  • Read all of the information sent home with your child from the teacher
  • After reviewing information, if you want your child to participate in the off-site activity sign the Acknowledgment of Risk Form​ and any other documents provided by the teacher
  • A parent meeting is required for all overnight off-site activities, and may be held for other off-site activities
  • Talk to your child about the activity – where they will go, what they will do and what they will be learning about
  • The consent of the parent, guardian, or volunteer must be obtained before the student may participate in an off-site activity

Volunteering for an Off-Site Activity

If you want to volunteer for an off-site activity, you can find more information on the Volunteer page (in the Get Involved section of our website).​​

Thank you 🫶 to the volunteers who came out today to build benches and fences @HullSchool! So much work by Hull staff, teachers, students & community members has gone into developing this beautiful space that promotes well-being. #WeAreCBE https://t.co/AYr8uoXPzq

Happy long weekend! Students & staff @HullSchool @Room2WRHS participated in Hull Services 2nd Annual Pride Parade on campus. We all came together in support of making our school & city a safe & equitable place for everyone 💙💚💛🧡❤️🏳️‍⚧️🏳️‍🌈. #WeAreCBE #YYCPride https://t.co/J0kSx7AGkD

Staff and students at WRHS had a wonderful first week reconnecting with one another and the spaces and places they love to learn in and from. https://t.co/L9zNJ0AZfd

Students worked with braiding the sweetgrass to collaborate on an art installation to commemorate the tragedy in Kamloops. It will be taken to Kamloops to put up in front of the residential school .. (the Buffalo). @hullcalgary @WeAreCBE @Indigenous_cbe https://t.co/5EpXxJjuhp