Welcome to Environmental and Outdoor Learning – EOL

Mission:  To instill caring, growth, and collaboration, through an interdisciplinary Environmental and Outdoor Education Program, that promotes long-lasting connections with the environment and educational community.

“Only if we understand, will we care. Only if we care, will we help.  
Only if we help, shall all be saved.”Jane Goodall
Please let me know if you have any resources you feel would be good to add to the site, it is a work in progress.

Contact Information  

I respectfully acknowledge that I live,
work and play on the
Unceded traditional territory of the
K’ómoks First Nation

​Serina Allison

Environmental & Outdoor Learning District Teacher


serina.allison@sd71.bc.ca ​

Related image   EOL Projects in Progress for 2019/20 (thus far)

Image result for check mark Youth Climate Action- mini Conference

Image result for check mark Environmental & Outdoor Leaning-LSA

Image result for check mark Updated risk management site

Image result for check mark District Canoe program

Image result for check mark Archery programs at Highland & Vanier

Image result for check mark Site specific lessons -Courtenay Fish & Game Club, and beyond

Image result for environmental education iconEnvironmental education can look like…..

Primary Grades

  • outdoor play
  • outdoor exploration
  • caring for animals
  • growing gardens
  • recycling
  • composting
  • litter-less lunches
  • stories about powerful places
  • First Nations stories of place
  • Intro. to environmental inquiry

Intermediate Grades

  • Intro. to extended outdoor pursuits
  • Leadership in school caring fro animals & habitat
  • More complex environmental inquiry
  • Citizen Science
  • Leadership in the school garden use
  • Intro. to environmental justice issues

Secondary Grades

  • Extended outdoor pursuits
  • Citizen science in their larger community
  • Involvement in local habitat protection
  • Deeper understanding of environmental justice issues
  • Active participation in community consultation
  • Critical thinking on controversial issues
  • Leadership in school & community gardens
  • Creation of personal stories of powerful places