Bayside Outside is part of a Specialist High Skills Major (SHSM) program focused on the Environment. The nature of this program allows for the ultimate in experiential education: students learn through doing. Bayside Outside students will gain field training experience and earn industry-recognized certifications. Along with classwork and reports, students will engage in field trips and outdoor integrated studies to learn the academic material covered within the courses.
This program is open to all students in all pathways.
Students will select their choices in Guidance in consultation with a counsellor. Do NOT select these courses individually. You will use the placeholder ECO3X4 in ASPEN
Grade 11 - Semester 2
SVN3E/M (Environmental Science)
CGG3O (Ecotourism Geography)
PAD3O (Outdoor Activities)
Grade 12 - Semester 1
CGR4E/M (Environment and Resource Management) or CGW 4C/4U
Co-op (2 credit co-op placement in any Environmental Sector)
THJ 2O1 • Green Industries • Grade 10 Open
This course introduces students to the various sectors of the green industries – agriculture, forestry, horticulture, floristry and landscaping. Using materials, processes and techniques commonly employed in these industries, students will participate in a number of hands-on projects that may include plant or animal propagation; production, maintenance and harvesting activities; the development of floral or landscaping designs; and/or related construction activities. Students will also develop an awareness of environmental and societal issues related to green industry activities, learn about safe and healthy working practices and explore secondary and post-secondary education and training pathways and career opportunities in the various industry sectors.