Into the Wild

Into the Wild programThe Into the Wild program is an outdoor, nature-based program for Grades 1 to 6. Tracking, learning to cook, crafting and developing outdoor skills will all be elements in fostering and building the child's relationship to the outdoors. Into the Wild is a program led by qualified staff who specialize in outdoor and environmental education.

Note: program participants will be outdoors for the large majority of the program hours. Please ensure your child has appropriate outdoor clothing for any weather conditions.


Program participants will meet in the gymnasium at the Banff Elementary School at the end of the school day. Pick up will be between 5:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the Banff Recreation Grounds.

Program Hours:

Into the Wild hours compliment the Canadian Rockies Public School calendar. Professional Development (PD) Fridays from noon to 3 p.m.

  • Full day non-school days such as Winter Break and Spring Break, teachers conventions, and parent-teacher interviews from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.
  • Weekdays and extended care for the above days from 3 to 6 p.m.
  • Please note, there are no programs on statutory holidays
  • Registration and Fees
  • Into the Wild Parent Handbook (PDF)