Adventure school

 
ADVENTURE SCHOOL IS A GO!

NEEd TO KNOWS

As we look ahead to warm weather, we are planning our summer programming in a way that is both respectful of current restrictions and adaptable if restrictions change before the summer. We are working with smaller numbers so be sure to register soon to save your spot.

Things will be running a little different this year with daily outdoor adventure sports programs in groups of 10 or less.

Stay tuned for further updates!

If you are interested in coming, email bookings@frontierlodge.ca or click the orange REGISTER button in the top-right corner and see the event-specific registration for Adventure School.

ADVENTURE SCHOOL DROP-OFF & PICK-UP INFORMATION

Starting time will be at Frontier Lodge at 9:00 AM and end-time will be at 4:30 PM each day. Lunch is provided by Frontier Lodge. 

Wondering what to pack? Click HERE to find out. 

PACKING LIST

We are aware of the Covid-19 situation and how regulations can change as time goes on. We will run ad with the current regulations in place at the time. Please stay tuned for further updates.

COVID-19 PRACTICES 

30 or more days before the start of adventure school or with a physician's order, all but $50 is refundable.  Less than 30 days before the start of adventure school, all but $100 or the 50% deposit (whichever is less) is refundable.

Substitutes are not permitted. No refunds will be made for dismissals due to disciplinary action, late arrivals, or early departures. 

**In the event that Adventure School is canceled due to COVID-19, full refunds will be issued.

FRONTIER LODGE CANCELLATION POLICY

OUR

ADVENTURE

SCHOOLS

 
MT. BIKING LEVEL 1
ADVENTURE SCHOOL (11-17)
June 30 - July 4
$435

New or interested in getting into mountain biking? Ready to ride some single-track trails? Learn fundamental bike handling skills while our instructors teach you safe and fun riding techniques through personal coaching and daily instructional times.

Skill clinics and coaching will teach you about fundamental mountain biking skills such as:

  • Braking

  • Proper cadence

  • Terrain awareness

  • Climbing and descending positions

  • Bike mechanics

  • Riding easy to medium difficulty cross country and downhill trails (green to blue single track)

Considerations:

  • Bike: Bring your own bike or rent one of ours for free. If bringing your own bike be sure that the quality is at least as good as the Rocky Mountain Growler 20. 

  • No specific mountain biking skills required: if you’re comfortable riding a bike for an extended period of time up and down hills, you’re good to go!

MT. BIKING LEVEL 2
ADVENTURE SCHOOL (14-18)
June 30 - July 4
$435

So, you’ve got your fundamentals down and now you’re ready to take your bike to new places. Keep shredding with us! Each day will include instruction and coaching, and our staff will make sure your skills are challenged while keeping things safe. 

Requirements:

  • Bike: Bring your own bike or rent one of ours. If bringing your own bike be sure that the quality is at least as good as the Rocky Mountain Growler 20. 

  • Riding Level: We ask that campers are comfortable riding any blue trail and some black trails.

Skill Outcomes & Clinics:

  • Riding on the dual slalom course

  • Confidently riding medium difficulty cross country trails

  • Riding the flow trail

  • Advanced body positioning through steeps and corners

  • Learn to flow on moderate all-mountain and downhill terrain

  • In-depth looks into line choice both up and downhill

  • Progress toward moderate technical terrain features such as intermediate drops and jumps, tabletops, medium doubles, hip jumps, steep rolls

  • Bike mechanics

Riders coming to Level 2 Adventure School should be able to use these skills on single track terrain:

  • Proper braking technique

  • Proper cadence

  • Terrain awareness

  • Climbing and descending positions

  • Ride easy technical terrain features

WHITEWATER ADVENTURE SCHOOL (11-18)
July 7 - 11
$435

The river is a great place to learn about yourself, community, and God! Come experience a mix of canoeing and rafting. In rafting, you will experience fun water, games, and team building experiences. We love how rafting facilitates teamwork and authenticity! In canoeing we cover the following skills:

  • Paddle Strokes for Stern and Bow Paddlers

  • Ferrying

  • Canoe Maneuvers (Ex: Eddy turns, C-turns, S-turns, etc.) 

  • How to choose your line through a rapid

  • River signals

 

Enjoy incredible days on the river! Creation is our backyard, and we want you to come and enjoy it with us

CLIMBING
ADVENTURE SCHOOL (11 -17)
July 7 - 11
$435

If you're interested in learning more about rock climbing then this is the adventure for you. We cover a wide range of skills over the course of this five days, all with the intent of introducing youth to the sport, and setting them up for a future of competence and safety. We cover the following skills:

  • Top rope belaying

  • Fitting harness and helmet

  • Basic anchor theory

  • Introduction to cleaning anchors

  • Introduction to lead climbing

 

Let us introduce you to one of the many mountain sports our staff are passionate about.

INDIGENOUS YOUTH AND
FAMILY ADVENTURE SCHOOL
August 4 -8

Inviting all First Nations youth and families! These five days are designed for both youth who live near-by or families who are excited to create life-long memories together. Family adventures can create deeper bonds and greater confidence for each family member! Activity options will include mountain biking, canoeing, climbing, and hiking, and can be customized for each family group!

 
 
 
 
Frontier 
lodge

(403) 721-2202

bookings@frontierlodge.ca

Box 1 

Nordegg, AB 

T0M 2H0