SSNL launches FREE Community Outdoor Adventure Resource

September 18, 2021 by  
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SSNL launches FREE Community Outdoor Adventure Resource

The Community Outdoor Adventures Manual is a new resource that has been written for Individuals, Families and/or Municipalities to learn and prepare for Outdoor Adventures. The manual includes embedded educational videos for simple explanations.

This manual has been written by: Trisha Boyer, Assistant Executive Director School Sports NL based upon their successful School Sports NL (SSNL) Participation Nation Outdoor Adventures Program.

Additional writings have been submitted by: Dr. T.A. Loeffler; Professor of Outdoor Education and Recreation, School of Human Kinetics and Recreation Memorial University of Newfoundland and Labrador. Pam Mills, Recreation Specialist, Megan Cummings, Recreation Specialist (Inclusion), and Stephanie O’Brien, Eat Great & Participate Coordinator from Recreation NL.

SSNL would like to thank them for their guidance, input, and editing. Funding support was provided by the Department of Tourism, Culture, Arts and Recreation, the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador, for the development of this resource. We thank them for their support.

Click here ( to download the FREE Community Outdoor Adventures Resource.

For Municipalities interested in implementing a Community Adventures Club for Youth, SSNL recommends you apply for equipment through the Gov NL Community Healthy Living Fund ( Guidelines ( and Application (

The deadline to apply is December 31, 2021 . If approved we will provide you with the equipment and our Community Outdoor Adventures Manual- backpack edition.

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