September 2015

Re-Connecting with Nature Workshop Oct. 17, Halifax

Posted on Sep 17, 2015

The Re-Connecting with Nature Workshop is a hands-on day of outdoor adventure to improve your ability to lead and share an appreciation and understanding of nature with children and youth. The workshop is suitable for youth group leaders, recreation and camp staff, teachers, early childhood educators, parents and concerned citizens. The aim is to increase leadership capacity in Nova Scotia in order to re-connect children and youth with nature. Participants will improve their leadership skills, gain practical activity ideas, network with like-minded folks and have fun in nature. The workshop is offered through Hike Nova Scotia in partnership with the Nova Scotia Department of Health and Wellness with support from local partner Halifax Recreation.

Date:       Saturday, October 17
Location: Adventure Earth Centre, 68 Parkhill Road, Halifax
Cost: $50

$40 (members of Hike Nova Scotia)
$25 (subsidy for parents not associated with an organization and for volunteer leaders)

Registration deadline & payment: Friday, October 9th

Registration includes a workshop manual and a one-year membership with Hike Nova Scotia. To learn more and to register go to


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Hike NS Fall Guided Hike Series 2015

Posted on Sep 04, 2015

Hike Nova Scotia and 17 host organizations across the province have partnered up to offer the 2015 Fall Guided Hike series in September, October and November. There are 36 hikes led by local folks and participants qualify to win “trail prizes.” Most hikes are free unless otherwise indicated in the schedule.

Hike NS thanks NS Trails and the NS Department of Health and Wellness for their support. Hike NS also thanks its partners for organizing the hikes on the ground. Check out the list of events here.


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Sponsored By:

  • Heart and Stroke Foundation
  • NS Gov
  • CTV