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Yukon Winter Tourism Field School Video

Do you want to watch a short video of our Yukon Winter Tourism field school experience? Click on the link below: https://viuvideos.viu.ca/media/Yukon+Winter+Tourism+Field+Sschool+2018/0_m4qleq9w

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VIU News

Posted by Suzanne de la Barre Hello folks! Read about our adventure in VIU news: https://news.viu.ca/viu-students-learn-responsible-tourism-management-field-school  

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CBC Radio Interview

Posted by Suzanne de la Barre While in Whitehorse, students were given an opportunity to go live on CBC North’s Yukon morning show – A new day hosted by Sandy Coleman.  On March 2nd, Suzanne was accompanied on by Erin, Nobeia, and Anna to discuss how the students were enjoying their time in the Yukon, how they hoped to apply their … Continue reading »

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Yukon Wildlife Reserve and Takhini Hot Pools – Day Six

Posted by Yan on behalf of the students. Today was such a sunny day, we began our last day of this field trip at the Bean North Café. We had some nice soups, fresh bagel sand some cookies for dessert. We then went to the Yukon Wildlife reserve which is a unique wildlife viewing opportunity … Continue reading »

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Hot Stuff in a Cool Place – Day Five Afternoon

Posted by Lydia on behalf of the students The art walk and glass blowing today was probably my favourite activity of the trip (so far)! It was so nice to see what local artists in the area are creating and to be able to create something ourselves at the Lumel glass blowing studio. We walked … Continue reading »

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Winter Forest School – Day Five Morning

Posted by Erin on behalf of the students Wow, another amazing day in the Yukon! This morning we had the fortunate opportunity to join Emily Payne and Erin Nicolardi as part of their Rivers to Ridges Forest School Program they offer in Whitehorse. As recent winners of the prestigious Arctic Inspiration Prize, I was excited … Continue reading »

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Kicksledding – Day Four

Posted by Anna on behalf of the students. So finally, the long-awaited day was here, we were about to hit Marsh lake with kicksleds! Coming from Finland, kicksledding was something familiar to me and something I very much relate to my childhood. Could there be any better way to spend a day in Yukon than … Continue reading »

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Dog Sledding & Seminar – Day Three

Posted by Amy on behalf of the students. Today was a busy day! Most of our day was spent at Sky High Wilderness Ranch where we got to go dog sledding! It was fun to interact with the dogs, and we even got to play with some puppies. After dog sledding, we were given the … Continue reading »

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Aurora Viewing – Day Two Evening

Posted by Nobeia on behalf of the students. The main focus of the evening was the aurora viewing. We gathered at 9 pm and arrived at the camp around 10 pm. The whole scheduled aurora viewing session was from 10 pm to 2 am of the next day. Amenities on site, such as wooden cabins, … Continue reading »

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Seminar – Day Two Morning

Posted by Amy on behalf of the students. This morning students partook in some seminars from their field school leader Suzanne, Bente from SIU, and guest speakers from Yukon Tourism and Northern Tales. Here’s what they have to say: Erin: “Sarah, from Yukon Tourism, gave some amazing insight into what the market for winter tourism … Continue reading »

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