Fort Whyte Alive, Manitoba- Winnipeg
Nestled within the urban boundaries of Winnipeg, Fort Whyte’s 640 acres includes 5 lakes, forest, marsh, meadow and farmland along with 7 km of urban trail – offering countless ways for people to interact with and within nature.Fort Whyte Alive is dedicated to providing programming, natural settings and facilities for environmental education, outdoor recreation and social enterprise.
Fort Whyte’s Winter Fun Days is a school program encouraging students and teachers to get outside and get active through outdoor activities such as snowshoeing, tobogganing, Inuit games, team building challenges, Voyageur games, and fire and shelter building – exposing students to the many possibilities that winter can hold. Winter Fun Days runs from January thru March 2010, and is designed to accommodate all abilities of students from Kindergarten to grade 12.
With assistance from GoodLife Kids Foundation, Fort Whyte Alive is inspiring Winnipeg youth to get outside and get active – no matter the season.